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Metacam Chewable Tablets for Dogs 1mg
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Metacam Chewable Tablets for Dogs 1mg

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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.


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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

- Lameness/limping

- 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.

Have you considered complementary joint therapies?

Seraquin is a veterinary joint support product available in two sizes, containing Glucosamine and Chondroitin. These ingredients occur naturally in the body, as part of the make-up of cartilage. What makes Seraquin special is the inclusion of curcuminoids, which are potent natural antioxidants.

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 orders over £29 postage is free. For orders under £29 we charge £2.99 for postage

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).

To get it faster you can upgrade Light items to Royal Mail 1st Class or a Guaranteed Next Day Courier service, Saturday Courier or even before 12 noon services. There's a small fee, but if you're in a hurry they are worth considering. To qualify for next working day delivery, orders must be placed before 12 Noon Monday to Thursday. There is no standard Saturday courier delivery.

Heavy items weighing 2kg and more are sent via courier. If ordered before noon Monday to Thursday, Heavy items will be delivered next working day. Heavy items ordered after 12 Noon Friday, or anytime Saturday and Sunday will dispatched on Monday for a Tuesday delivery.

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.
For more information, view our Delivery page.

If you see the "prescription required" sign next to an item you’d like to order, it means the item can only be issued with a prescription. While you can add these items to your shopping cart and pay for them along with other non-prescription products, we can’t dispatch them until we’ve received a prescription.

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Took too long for delivery


Good service came in the allotted time product was in good condition overall no complaints will use this service again


Very efficient speedy service, will use again I'm sure


Quicker delivery


Fantastic always like to save money so much cheaper then buying in shops


good service


Fantastic service, speedy delivery. Wish I had come across them sooner, I would have saved a fortune.


First time ordering from this site, purchase was sent out 2nd class and take take sometime to get delivered from ordering. The items were as described and great value for money. I will be ordering again in the future.


Prompt service all round, good delivery service


Previous deliveries were O.K. , Last one, package was torn open with some damage to logic tooth paste, which was loose inside, could have fallen out !

On 17 Mar 2018 Pet Drugs Online responded:
Thank you for your feedback sorry the parcel was damged during transit.  If you are concerned about the toothpaste please contact our sales team.  Hopefully this was anot isolated incident
Kind regards Shirley 

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