Item Number: LOXICOMI
Loxicom 20mg/ml Solution for Injection for Cattle, Pigs and Horses.
Each ml contains:
Sodium Benzoate 150mg
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
Cattle: Single subcutaneous or intravenous injection at a
dosage 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.
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
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
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
In case of accidental self-injection, seek medical advice
immediately and show this package leaflet or the label to the
Use during pregnancy and lactation:
Cattle and pigs: Can be used during pregnancy and lactation.
Horses: See section “Contraindications”.
Do not administer concurrently with glucocorticosteroids,
other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or with anticoagulant
In the case of overdose, symptomatic treatment should be
Waste materials should be disposed of in accordance with
This veterinary medicinal product does not require any special
Do not use after the expiry date (EXP) stated on the carton
and vial. Shelf life after first broaching the glass vial: 28 days.
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