This item requires a vet's prescription
Metacam Chewable Tablets for Dogs 1mg
Metacam Chewable Tablets for Dogs 1mg is an anti-inflammatory for treatment of pain and inflammation relating to musculo-skeletal disorders including arthritis in dogs.
It is supplied in 1mg and 2.5mg tablets, either individually or in packs of 84.
The active ingredient is Meloxicam which is non-steriodal and an anti-inflammatory. It has been proven to help to relieve pain within 30-60 minutes.------------------
How do I know if my dog has osteoarthritis? The signs can be very subtle. If you notice any of the following changes, always speak to your Vet.
- Difficulty climbing stairs
- Stiffness or slowness in rising from resting position
- Excessive licking of a joint or leg
- Change in normal eating habits
Dosage instructions for maintenance dose:
4-7kg - 1/2 tablet
7-10kg - 1 tablet
10-15kg - 1.5 tablets
15-20kg - 2 tablets
Above 20kg will require the 2.5mg tablet
For dogs weighing under 4kg, it is advised to use Metacam oral suspension.
Please be aware that the dose shown above is for guidance only. Always speak to your Vet.
Do not use in pregnant and lactating animals.
Do not use in dogs less than 6 weeks of age.
This is a prescription item and will be sent once a valid prescription is received.
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To check the most up to date information about this product, please read its Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC) on the Veterinary Medical Directorate’s (VMD) Product Information Database:
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For Light items (under 2kg) our standard method is Royal Mail Second Class (there are a few exceptions, so if in doubt check our Delivery page).
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Please note that if you are purchasing a mix of Light and Heavy items at the same time, these will be sent separately. The Heavy items being sent by Courier, the Light items by Royal Mail Second Class.
All exceptions to these guidelines are noted in the product description.
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