Melonex Oral Suspension (Meloxicam)
What is Melonex Oral Suspension (Meloxicam) used for?
Melonex Oral Suspension (Meloxicam) is an oral non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) prescribed to treat arthritis and stiff joints in elderly dogs. The medication operates by blocking the action of enzymes in the body that cause swelling and irritation to prevent pain, stiffness of the joints, and limited range of movement. Your veterinarian may also prescribe it for the treatment of other conditions that are not listed here.
How should I use Melonex Oral Suspension (Meloxicam)?
Melonex Oral Suspension (Meloxicam) should always be used according to the instructions provided by your veterinarian to get the safest and most effective results. The correct dosage and administration frequency will be determined by your dog's weight, age, current health, and the severity of its symptoms. These doses should be measured using the included measuring device and given orally. Always ask your veterinarian any questions you have about using the medicine to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Melonex Oral Suspension (Meloxicam)?
Melonex Oral Suspension (Meloxicam) may cause side effects in some pets such as:
Stop using the medication and contact your veterinarian as soon as possible if you experience any severe symptoms such as fainting, tremors, severe diarrhea that is bloody or watery, seizures, or signs of an allergic reaction such as hives, swelling, or difficulty breathing. These conditions may require lower doses, reduced application frequency, or emergency medical attention in serious cases.
Melonex Oral Suspension (Meloxicam) is only meant to be administered to dogs and should not be given to other animals or used by humans. You are also suggested to bring your pet in for a medical check before beginning use to make sure it does not have any health conditions that may cause unexpected complications during treatment.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Melonex Oral Suspension (Meloxicam). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.