Meloxicam + Paracetamol



Meloxicam & Paracetamol is indicated in inflammation, pain, fever, lameness, dehorning & castration. It is also used as supportive therapy in acute respiratory infections, diarrhea, acute mastitis etc.


Meloxicam is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) of oxicam family. It acts by inhibiting prostaglandin synthesis, thereby exerting anti- inflammatory, anti-exudative, analgesic and antipyretic properties. Meloxicam has anti-endotoxic properties too. Paracetamol is an antipyretic agent. It reduces fever by depressing the heat regulatory centers in the hypothalamus.

Dosage & Administration

  • For intramuscular/subcutaneous/intravenous administration.
  • Livestock: 1 ml/40 kg body weight as a single dose.
  • Large Animal: 1 bolus/200 kg body weight daily.
  • Small Animal: 1/4-1/2 bolus daily. Or as directed by the Veterinary Physician.


May cause increased likelihood of bleeding if use in conjunction with Corticosteroids, Heparin, Warfarin, Aspirin, Flunixin & Phenylbutazone.


  • Animals less than six weeks old.
  • Animals hypersensitive to Meloxicam.
  • Contraindicated in animals with impaired renal, hepatic & cardiac function.

Side Effects

A slight transient swelling at the injection site following SC injection may be seen. Prolong use may cause gastrointestinal lesions, inappetence, vomiting and diarrhea.

Pregnancy & Lactation

Not recommended for use in pregnant or lactating animals.

Precautions & Warnings

Do not administer concurrently with steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (SAID) & other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID).

Withdrawal period-
  • Meloxicam: Meat- 15 days, Milk- 5 days.
  • Paracetamol: Not known.

Storage Conditions

Store in a cool & dry place, protected from light. Keep all medicines out of reach of children.