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Melosafe Injection

Composition

Each ml contains
Meloxicam BP – 5 mg
Propylene glycol IP – q.s.

Mode of Action

Melosafe is non – steroidal anti – inflammatory drug (NSAID) of the oxicam class which inhibits the synthesis of prostaglandin PGE2 by more selectively inhibiting the inducible cyclo – oxygenase (Cox 2) enzyme, thereby exerting anti – inflammatory, anti – exudative, analgesic and anti – pyretic effects. Meloxicam has also shown to inhibit production of thromboxane B2 induced by intravenous E-coli endotoxin administration in calves.

Indications

Pneumonia
Bronchopneumonia
Pleuritis
Laminitis
Myositis
Sprain
Arthritis
Mastitis
Prolapse of uterus
Otitis
Premature labor

Dosage

Canine
0.2 – 0.3 mg / kg B. Wt.
Sheep
0.2 – 0.5 mg / kg B. Wt.
Large Animals
Single Administration of 0.5 mg / kg body wt for pneumonia or prolapse of uterus (30 ml for 300 kg bdy wt); in other indications 0.2 – 0.3 mg / kg bdy wt (15 ml for 375 kg bdy wt), to be repeated daily or as directed by Veterinarian.
Administration
IM, IV or Subcutaneous

Advantages

  • No effect on the blood pressure, heart rate and respiratory volume.
  • No influence on water, electrolyte o r creatinine excretion.
  • No changes in hematological parameters.
  • No antagonistic properties against histamine, PGE2 and angiotensin.
  • Mildest gastric irritation.

Storage & Warning

Keep closed in a cool and dry place, away from sunlight and safe from children

Packing

Available in 30ml /100ml pack sizes.

FOR VETERINARY USE ONLY

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