Meloxicam SR

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ZooPharm can provide extended release Meloxicam SR by prescription in a patented, sustained release system. Meloxicam SR releases and provides therapeutic blood levels for up to 72 hours


Meloxicam is used in dogs, rats, mice, rabbits, primates and other species for relief of inflammation and pain in both acute and chronic musculo-skeletal disorders. Meloxicam is often used to reduce postoperative pain and inflammation following orthopaedic, soft tissue and other surgical procedures.


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