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Home Vet ProductsMELOXXI Injection

MELOXXI Injection

A non-steroidal anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antipyretic for use in cattle, sheep, pigs and horses.

PRODUCT CODE
ABBMEL
MINIMUM
12

Composition

20 mg/mL MELOXICAM

Directions for Use

Contraindications

This product is contraindicated for use in animals suffering from haemorrhagic gastrointestinal disorders, impaired hepatic, cardiac or renal function and haemorrhagic disorders, or where there is evidence of individual hypersensitivity to the product.

Precautions

Sheep: The safety of this product in lambs less than 14 days of age has not been established

Pigs: Safe use in pregnant sows has not been fully evaluated but preliminary studies suggest that it has no harmful effects in the second and third trimester of pregnancy. This product can be used in lactating sows.

Horses: The safety of this product in pregnant or lactating horses and in horses under 6 weeks of age has not been established. The product should not be used concurrently with glucocorticoids, other non-steroidal antiinflammatory drugs or other anti-coagulant agents. Use with caution in conjunction with other highly protein-bound drugs.

Side effects

Subcutaneous as well as intravenous administration is well tolerated in cattle; only a slight transient swelling at the injection site following subcutaneous administration was observed in less than 10% of the animals treated in clinical studies. In the case of overdosage, symptomatic treatment should be initiated.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Discard the unused portion after 28 days of first broaching the vial.

CATTLE: SINGLE USE ONLY by subcutaneous or intravenous injection. 0.5 mg Meloxicam/kg bodyweight (i.e. 2.5 mL/100 kg bodyweight) in combination with antibiotic therapy, as appropriate.

SHEEP:  SINGLE USE ONLY by subcutaneous injection high on the neck behind the ear. For sheep and lambs from 14 days of age 1.0 mg Meloxicam/kg bodyweight (i.e. 1.0 mL/20 kg bodyweight).

PIGS: For SINGLE intramuscular injection in the anterior half of neck. (Can be repeated ONCE after 24 hours if necessary). 0.4 mg Meloxicam/kg bodyweight (i.e. 2.0 mL/100 kg bodyweight) in combination with antibiotic therapy, as appropriate.

HORSES: SINGLE USE ONLY by intravenous injection. 0.6 mg Meloxicam/kg bodyweight (i.e. 3.0 mL/100 kg bodyweight).

Withholding Period

WITHHOLDING PERIODS

MEAT: MEAT: DO NOT USE less than 8 days for cattle, 11 days for sheep, 4 days for pigs and 28 days for horses before slaughter for human consumption.

MILK: Milk collected from cows within 6 days (12 milkings) of treatment MUST NOT BE USED for human consumption, processing, or fed to bobby calves. DO NOT USE in lactating ewes or pregnant ewes within 11 days of lambing where milk may be used or processed for human consumption.

CATTLE and SHEEP: Repeat treatments (more than ONCE), higher doses or injection into the muscle could result in residues above the MRLs unless the label withholding period is extended.

PIGS: Repeat doses (more than TWICE) or higher doses could result in residues above the MRLs unless the label withholding period is extended.

The prescribing veterinarian would need to advise on an extended withholding period.

TRADE ADVICE- EXPORT SLAUGHTER INTERVAL (ESI)

SHEEP: DO NOT USE less than 11 days before slaughter for export.

PIGS: DO NOT USE less than 4 days before slaughter for export.

CATTLE: This product does not have an ESI established.


Before using this product, confirm the current ESI from the supplier on 02 8088 0720 or the APVMA website.

Pack Size

100mL