Cattle: Single subcutaneous or intravenous injection at a dose rate 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.
Pigs: Single intramuscular injection at a dosage of 0.4 mg meloxicam/kg body weight (i.e. 2.0 ml/100kg body weight) in combination with antibiotic therapy, as appropriate. If required, a second administration of meloxicam can be given after 24 hours.
Horses: Single intravenous injection at a dosage of 0.6 mg meloxicam/kg bodyweight (i.e. 3.0 ml/100kg body weight). For use in the alleviation of inflammation and the relief of pain in both acute and chronic musculo-skeletal disorders, Metacam 15 mg/ml oral suspension may be used for continuation of treatment at a dosage of 0.6 mg meloxicam/kg body weight, 24 hours after administration of the injection.
Avoid introduction of contamination during use.