There are insufficient data to exclude such a risk for meloxicam.
In addition to arthritis pain, meloxicam may be prescribed to dogs for pain from surgery, dental procedures, cancer, or injuries.
Because clinical trials are conducted under widely varying conditions, adverse reaction rates observed in the clinical trials of a drug cannot be directly compared to rates in the clinical trials of another drug and may not reflect the rates observed in practice. NSAIDs such as meloxicam may cause ulcers, bleeding, or holes in the stomach or intestine.
These events may happen without warning and may cause death. Do not let anyone else take your medication. A worldwide yearly survey of new data in adverse drug reactions and interactions. Your doctor will monitor your symptoms carefully and will probably order certain tests to check your body s response to meloxicam. While meloxicam carries little to no risk of being addictive on its own, one danger of abusing the drug is that it might be used in conjunction with other substances.
Ask your doctor before use if you are taking the following medications:
At least 2 weeks should elapse between discontinuation of one agent and initiation of therapy with the other.
Taking these drugs together may cause confusion, dizziness, and fever.
Some of these side effects, in rare situations, may be serious, resulting in hospitalization or even death.
Thoughts of suicide Worsening depression Symptoms of aggression Irritability Panic attacks Extreme worry Restlessness Acting without thinking Abnormal excitement.
This can cause symptoms of heart disease to become worse.
Meloxicam is available in injectable and oral liquid formulations. Do not take two doses together to make up for a forgotten dose. The doctor may increase this to 15 mg taken once daily if necessary. Taking any of these medicines with an NSAID may cause you to bruise or bleed easily. The absence medical a warning for a given drug or drug combination in no way should be construed to indicate that the drug or drug combination is safe, effective or appropriate for any given patient.