1mg Metacam Tablets are used for the treatment of painful inflammatory conditions such as arthritis or soft tissue injuries in dogs. VET PRESCRIPTION REQUIRED
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Availability date: 2013-06-07
|Target Animal:||Dog (Canine)|
|Pet Prescription Required?:||Yes (For UK Orders)|
|Product Name:||Metacam Chewable Tablet 1mg - per Tablet|
|Pack Size:||Sold Individually|
Metacam Tablets may only be purchased with a valid veterinary prescription issued by your vet. See information bar for further details
1mg Metacam Tablets (or meloxicam) is a POM-V category medicine that can be prescribed by your vet for the treatment of painful inflammatory conditions such as arthritis or soft tissue injuries.
Metacam Tablets are a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). This drug works by inhibiting an enzyme known as cyclooxygenase (particularly cyclooxygenase-2) that is responsible for prostaglandin synthesis. Because osteoarthritis is an inflammatory condition Metacam Tablets and other NSAIDs are highly effective at controlling this form of pain and often bring much needed relief to a stiff and sore animal. Many owners report that their pet has a `new lease of life` following NSAID therapy. Metacam is most widely available in liquid form that is usually very palatable and its taste is thought to be similar to that of honey! Other formulations include tablets and a liquid for injection.
Osteoarthritis is a painful condition that can affect an animal`s joints. Arthritis is often seen in older animals due to the aging process although some younger pets may develop this condition as a consequence of other illnesses such as hip dysplasia or cruciate disease in dogs. Arthritic pain is also becoming increasingly diagnosed in cats as we are progressively more able to identify symptoms of pain in this species.
1mg Metacam Tablets is a POM-V medication (Pet Prescription Required)