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:
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.
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It was very easy to order, had no problems and I'm very wary of ordering online, so definitely use them again. Ordered in afternoon and received by post next morning
Price is important and yes they can save you money but far more important is a quick, reliable and proficient service which is vital when your pet requires urgent medication. Would recommend.
I am so pleased I found out about Pet Drugs Online, not just for the great reductions in the cost of drugs, but for the ease in ordering from the company. I have told people about this and was surprised at how some people had no idea they could get cheaper drugs. For older pets this is really helpful as many of them become ill in old age. I am charged for a private vet prescription and they put down the number of repeats I can have. I recommend them wholeheartedly.
Received frontline quickly, but did not and still haven't received drontal tablets.
I will not be ordering from you again as I had to have my dog put to sleep after 10 years.
Quick delivery is excellent. The only improvment I can suggest is it would be good if boxes of cat food sachets could be sold individually instead of in four-packs. I need five boxes a month and would like to try different flavours but the four-pack boxes don’t work for this