About Melonex: Melonex Oral Suspension (Meloxicam) is a liquid form of medication used to treat arthritis and joint pain in aging dogs. It prevents the release of hormonal response which causes symptoms such as swelling, irritation, pain, and redness.
How to use Melonex
Melonex Oral Suspension (Meloxicam) is a liquid form of medication used to treat arthritis and joint pain in aging dogs. It prevents the release of hormonal response which causes symptoms such as swelling, irritation, pain, and redness. The medication may also be used to treat other unlisted conditions as determined by your veterinarian.
Always follow the veterinarian`s instructions when using Melonex Oral Suspension (Meloxicam) to ensure the correct use. It is usually administered one to three times each day, but the dosage and frequency of administration will be determined by the health condition, symptom severity, and response to previous conditions of the dog. The medication may need to be mixed in water or administered directly into the mouth of your pet based on the given instructions. Do not alter these instructions to prevent unexpected health effects. It is also advised to apply the doses at the same times each day to keep a consistent level of medication in the body for the most efficient results.
Keep in contact with your veterinarian while your dog is undergoing treatment. This will allow its condition and symptoms to be monitored so that the necessary adjustments to the regimen can be made. Adjustments may include altering your dosage or frequency of application until the best results appear. Follow these instructions and ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions about your treatment to ensure the correct usage.
Melonex Side Effects
Some side effects may occur as a result of using Melonex Oral Suspension (Meloxicam). These will not occur for the majority of dogs, but the following side effects may occur.
Runny nose or sore throat
Mild skin rash
More serious side effects requiring medical attention include:
Bloody or water diarrhea
Vomiting or coughing up a substance similar to coffee grounds
Discolored or bloody urine or stools
Skin rashes or irritation
Unusual weight gain or swelling
Chest tightness or pain
Melonex Oral Suspension (Meloxicam) should not be used to treat dogs with any history of heart problems, respiratory problems, or reduced liver or kidney function.
It is also important to allow your veterinarian to perform a health check to observe any other potential problems. These may require changes to the prescription to reduce the chances of health complications.