Loxicom Oral Suspension 1.5mg/ml is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that offers an effective treatment for alleviating inflammation and pain in dogs. It has been proven to help relieve pain within 30-60 minutes of administering the suspension to your pet.
The active ingredient is Meloxicam which is a non-steriodal anti inflammatory.
Loxicom is supplied in bottles of 10ml, 32ml or 100ml oral solution. Loxicom is also available for cats.
This product can be administered to your pet directly into the mouth or it can be simply mixed with their food. Loxicom can be given using the measuring syringes provided in the pack. The syringe fits onto the bottle and has a dose kg-body weight scale to ensure accurate dosing. Please take particular care to administer the correct dosage to your pet.
Arthritis is very common in dogs and although it can sometimes start when quite young, it usually progresses with age and can become very debilitating. If your dog is getting old and stiff then don’t worry there is lots available to help.
- There is a plethora of very effective medications and supplement treatments available. Speak to your vet they will advise.
- It is important to keep these stiff doggies moving with small amounts of exercise several times a day as opposed to one long walk weekly.
Do not use Loxicom in pregnant or lactating animals.
Loxicom must not be administered in conjunction with other NSAIDs or glucocorticosteroids.
Typical adverse reactions of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as loss of appetite, vomiting, diarrhoea, faecal occult blood, apathy and renal failure have occasionally been reported. If any adverse reactions occur, stop treatment and seek the advice of a veterinarian.
Do not use in animals suffering from gastrointestinal disorders such as irritation and haemorrhage, impaired hepatic, cardiac or renal function and haemorrhagic disorders.
Do not use in dogs less than 6 weeks of age.
Legal Category: POM-V
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IMPORTANT LEGAL INFORMATION: this is a Veterinary Prescription Only Medicine (POM-V), which can only be prescribed by a veterinary surgeon, but may be dispensed by another veterinary surgeon or pharmacist.