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Metacam Oral Suspension for Horses

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Metacam Oral Suspension for Horses

Metacam Oral Suspension for Horses is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug used for the treatment of pain relating to musculo-skeletal disorders including arthritis.
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Metacam oral suspension for horses is a Non-Steroidal Anti Inflammatory Drug (NSAID), which is used to help manage arthritis in horses as well as acting as a pain relief for those who suffer from chronic (long-term) or acute (short-term) musculo-skeletal disorders such as sprained muscles. Metacam suspension for horses is also used in a number of other diseases and illnesses to alleviate inflammation and reduce any pain that your horse is suffering from. It is often used as a post-operative pain relief to help reduce any pain and discomfort.

Metacam is a yellowish oral suspension which contains the active ingredient Meloxicam in the form of a tasty liquid, avoiding the need to give tablets. Metacam suspension is easy to give and should be administered directly into the horse’s mouth or with a small amount food before a main meal (unless otherwise advised by your veterinary surgeon). A syringe is provided to dose your horse in kilograms according to its bodyweight. Metacam is usually given once daily and an improvement is normally seen within the first 3-4 days of starting treatment.

Ideally, Metacam suspension for horses should be used alongside a Joint Supplement that contains glucosamine to further help support the joints and the cartilage. We have a wide range of Joint Supplements available, some of these include: Newmarket Joint Supplement, Cosequin Equine, YuMove Active Joint and Buteless.

All of our Joint Supplements can be found in the Joint Supplement section of our website.

Metacam is available in the following forms; oral suspension for dogs, 1mg chewable tablets, 2.5mg chewable tablets, an injectable solution for pigs, cattle and horses and a suspension for cats experiencing pain and inflammation.

Do not use Metacam for horses in pregnant or lactating mares, horses less than 6 weeks old, or horses suffering from gastrointestinal disorders such as irritation and haemorrhage, impaired kidney, heart or liver function.

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If you see the "prescription required" sign next to an item you’d like to order, it means the item can only be issued with a prescription. While you can add these items to your shopping cart and pay for them along with other non-prescription products, we can’t dispatch them until we’ve received a prescription.

Delivery Info

For orders over £39 postage is free. For orders under £39 we charge £2.99.

For Light items (under 2kg) our standard method is Royal Mail First Class (there are a few exceptions, so if in doubt check our Delivery page).

To get it faster you can upgrade Light items to a Guaranteed Next Day Courier service, Saturday Courier or even before 12 noon services. There's a small fee, but if you're in a hurry they are worth considering. To qualify for next working day delivery, orders must be placed before 12 Noon Monday to Thursday. There is no standard Saturday courier delivery.

Heavy items weighing 2kg and more are sent via courier. If ordered before noon Monday to Thursday, Heavy items will be delivered next working day. Heavy items ordered after 12 Noon Friday, or anytime Saturday and Sunday will dispatched on Monday for a Tuesday delivery.

All exceptions to these guidelines are noted in the product description.

For more information, view our Delivery page.

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Metacam Oral Suspension for Horses

5/ 5
(21 customer reviews)
  1. 5
    "Easy to load the prescription and really fast dispatch and delivery! They also do bulk buy offers which is great as i have three cats, I would recommend pet prescription."
    Review by A.A / (Posted on
  2. 5
    "Very prompt delivery, web site much more user friendly giving details of outstanding prescriptions"
    Review by James Laverty / (Posted on
  3. 5
    "Excellent service. Speedy delivery and reasonably priced prescription. I highly recommend."
    Review by Peter Wilkins / (Posted on
  4. 5
    "Always receive great service with our dogs tablets speedily delivered"
    Review by Anthony Obrien / (Posted on
  5. 5
    "Easy to use service, quick upload option for perscription and we received the medication in 3 days!"
    Review by Carlie Devlin / (Posted on
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