Boehringer Ingelheim Metacam injection

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Quick Details
Function:
Antipyretic Analgesics
Dosage Form:
Injection
Animal Type:
Cattle, Horse, Sheep
Place of Origin:
Germany, Germany
Brand Name:
Metacam, Metacam
Type:
Horse,cattle,sheep,goat
Advantage:
one shot lasts 3 days
Benefit:
very economic

Specifications

Solution for injection:* For the relief of pain associated with equine colic.* General anti-inflammatory *1 shot for 3 days

Active Ingredient:Meloxicam

-Indication in horses:

Solution for injection: For use in the alleviation of inflammation and relief of pain in both acute and chronic musculo-skeletal disorders,For the relief of pain associated with equine colic.

-Characteristics:

Meloxicam is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) of the oxicam class (COX-2 selective) which acts by inhibition of prostaglandin synthesis, thereby exerting anti-inflammatory, analgesic, anti-exudative and antipyretic effects. It reduces leukocyte infiltration into the inflamed tissue. To a minor extent it also inhibits collagen-induced thrombocyte aggregation. 

-Application:

The Metacam® solution for injection is administered as a single intravenous injection.

 

Indication in cattle

For use in acute respiratory infection with appropriate antibiotic therapy to reduce clinical signs in cattle. For use in diarrhoea in combination with oral re-hydration therapy to reduce clinical signs in calves of over one week of age and young, non-lactating cattle. For adjunctive therapy in the treatment of acute mastitis, in combination with antibiotic therapy.

-Characteristics

Metacam® is a potent Non-Steroidal-Anti-Inflammatory exerting anti-inflammatory, anti-exudative, analgesic and antipyretic properties. Through its long duration of action, Metacam® was demonstrated to relieve pain and control inflammation resulting in sustained restoration of the animalâs well being and productivity

-Application

intraveneous, subcutaneous