LOXICOM 20MG/ML for Cattle: For use in acute respiratory infection with appropriate
antibiotic therapy to reduce clinical signs in cattle. For use in diarrhoea in combination with oral re-hydration therapy to reduce clinical signs in calves of over one week of age and
young, non-lactating cattle. For adjunctive therapy in the treatment of acute mastitis, in
combination with antibiotic therapy.
Pigs: For use in non-infectious locomotor disorders to reduce the symptoms of lameness and inflammation. For adjunctive therapy in the treatment of puerperal septicaemia and toxaemia (mastitis-metritis-agalactia syndrome) with appropriate antibiotic therapy.
Horses: For use in the alleviation of inflammation and relief of pain in both acute and chronic musculo-skeletal disorders. For the relief of pain associated with equine colic.
Dosage & Administration of Loxicom
Cattle: Single subcutaneous or intravenous injection at adosage of 0.5 mg meloxicam/kg body weight (i.e., 2.5 ml/100 kg body weight) in combination with antibiotic therapy or with oral re-hydration therapy, as appropriate. The recommended maximum volume to be administered at a
single injection site is 10 ml. Pigs: Single intramuscular injection at a dosage of 0.4 mg
meloxicam/ kg body weight (i.e., 2.0 ml/100 kg body weight) in combination with antibiotic therapy, as appropriate. If required, a second administration of meloxicam can be given
after 24 hours. The recommended maximum volume to be administered at a single injection site is 2 ml.
Horses: Single intravenous injection as a dosage of 0.6 mg meloxicam/kg body weight (i.e., 3.0 ml/100 kg body weight). For use in the alleviation of inflammation and the relief of pain in both acute and chronic musculoskeletal disorders. A suitable oral therapy containing meloxicam, administered in
accordance with label recommendations, may be used for continuation of treatment.
Avoid introduction of contamination during use.
Do not exceed 50 broachings per vial. If more than 50
are required, the use of a draw-off needle is recommended.
Withdrawal Period for LOXICOM 20MG/ML
Cattle: Meat and offal: 15 days Milk: 5 days
Pigs: Meat and offal: 5 days
Horses: Meat and offal: 5 days.
Not authorised for use in horses producing milk for human
Contraindictions, Warnings etc for LOXICOM 20MG/ML
Do not use in horses less than 6 weeks of age. Do not use in pregnant or lactating mares. Do not use in animals suffering from impaired hepatic, cardiac or renal function and
haemorrhagic disorders, or where there is evidence of ulcerogenic gastrointestinal lesions.
Do not use in case of hypersensitivity to the active substance or to any of the excipients.
For the treatment of diarrhoea in cattle, do not use in animals of less than one week of age.
If adverse reactions occur, treatment should be discontinued and the advice of a veterinarian should be sought. Avoid use in very severely dehydrated, hypovolaemic or hypotensive animals which require parenteral rehydration, as there may be a potential risk of renal toxicity.
In case of inadequate relief of pain when used in the treatment of equine colic, careful re-evaluation of the diagnosis should be made as this could indicate the need for surgical intervention. LOXICOM 20MG/ML LOXICOM 20MG/ML Accidental self-injection may give rise to pain. People with
known hypersensitivity to Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) should avoid contact with the veterinary medicinal product.
In case of accidental self-injection, seek medical advice immediately and show this package leaflet or the label to the physician. LOXICOM 20MG/ML LOXICOM 20MG/ML LOXICOM 20MG/ML LOXICOM 20MG/ML