What happens if a dog has too much metacam?

What happens if a dog has too much metacam?

If you suspect your dog has overdosed after taking Meloxicam, Metacam, or Loxicom for dogs, look for the following symptoms: lost appetite, diarrhea, vomiting, dark or tarry stool, increased urination, headache, increased thirst, pale gums, jaundice, lethargy, fast or heavy breathing, poor coordination, seizures, or …

How much Metacam should I give my Dog?

For dogs between 1-10 pounds, Metacam Oral Suspension can be given by drops or by using the measuring syringe provided in the package (see dosing procedure below). The syringe fits on to the bottle and has a scale beginning at 1 lb, designed to deliver the daily maintenance dose (0.05 mg/lb or 0.1 mg/kg).

How often should I take Metacam oral suspension?

Metacam Oral Suspension should be administered initially at 0.09 mg/lb (0.2 mg/kg) body weight only on the first day of treatment. For all treatments after day 1, Metacam Oral Suspension should be administered once daily at a dose of 0.045 mg/lb (0.1 mg/kg).

How does Metacam work in the human body?

METACAM is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Metacam works by reducing hormones that cause pain and inflammation in the body. Metacam is used to reduce pain, inflammation and stiffness as a result of acute and chronic musculoskeletal disorders such as osteoarthritis.

When is the back in stock date for Metacam?

The back-in-stock date will be June 31, 2021. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please Call 1 (800) 738-7209 for availability.

How old does a dog have to be to take Metacam?

Keep out of reach of children and pets. Metacam is for use in dogs of at least 6 months of age. It is to be administered once daily; dosage is adjusted according to the weight of the dog, as indicated on the accompanying syringe.

How does Metacam oral suspension for dogs work?

Metacam is a daily honey-flavored liquid that can be added to the dog’s food or given without food. How does the Metacam Suspension for Dogs work? Metacam is the brand name for its active ingredient, Meloxicam, which reduces pain, inflammation, and fever that results from arthritis in canines.

How many mg of Metacam are in a ML?

Manufacturer Information Option UPC/SKU 10 mL, 1.5 mg/mL 012313601515 32 mL, 1.5 mg/mL 012313601522 100 mL, 1.5 mg/mL 012313601539 15 mL, 0.5 mg/mL 012313601416

What kind of syringe do you use for Metacam?

Specifications. Metacam is administered through a convenient graduated oral syringe. It is the only non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) available in liquid form, which makes it easy to accurately administer to dogs of all sizes.