Loxicom® 50 mg/g Oral Paste for Horses

Presentation

A pale yellow homogenous oral paste.
One gram contains:

  • Active substance: Meloxicam – 50 mg
  • Excipient: Benzyl Alcohol – 10 mg

Uses

Alleviation of inflammation and relief of pain in both acute and chronic musculo-skeletal disorders in horses.

Dosage & Administration

Administer 0.6 mg/kg body weight, once daily for up to 14 days.

To be administered directly into the mouth over the back of the tongue keeping the animal’s head raised until swallowed.

One syringe division of paste should be administered per 50 kg bodyweight.

The syringe has an integrated adapter and has a kg/bodyweight graduation.

Each syringe delivers 420 mg meloxicam, sufficient to treat 700 kg of bodyweight.

Alleviation of inflammation and relief of pain in both acute and chronic musculo-skeletal disorders in horses.

Withdrawal Period

Meat and offal: 3 days.

Not authorised for use in animals producing milk for human consumption.

Special Warnings

Special precautions for use in animals.

Avoid use in any dehydrated, hypovolaemic or hypotensive animals as there is a potential risk of renal toxicity.

Do not exceed the recommended dose or duration of treatment due to the possibility of severe adverse reactions.

Special precautions to be taken by the person administering the veterinary medicinal product to animals

People with known hypersensitivity to Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) should avoid contact with the veterinary medicinal product.

Avoid skin and eye contact with the product. If skin and/or eye contact occurs, wash the affected parts immediately with water. Should irritation occur and persist, seek medical advice.

In case of accidental ingestion, seek medical advice immediately and show the package leaflet or the label to the physician.

Shelf life of the veterinary medicinal product as packaged for sales: 18 months.
Shelf life after first opening the immediate packaging: 28 days

Pharmaceutical Precautions

Store below 30 ºC

Disposal

Any unused veterinary medicinal product or waste materials derived from such veterinary medicinal products should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements.