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Reliven® 20mg

Reliven® 20mg

20mg/mL Meloxicam Solution for Injection

Meloxicam is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) of the oxicam class which acts by inhibition of prostaglandin synthesis, thereby exerting anti-inflammatory, anti-exudative, analgesic and antipyretic effects.

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Technical Information

Active Constituent(s)

20mg/mL Meloxicam


Cattle: For the reduction of pain associated with surgery. For use in acute respiratory infection and diarrhoea in combination with appropriate antibiotic therapy to reduce clinical symptoms in calves and young cattle. For use in acute mastitis, in combination with antibiotic therapy, as appropriate, to reduce clinical symptoms in lactating cows. For use to assist in the control of pain following the dehorning of cattle particularly that following heat cautery dehorning of young cattle. It is recommended that the injection be administered approximately 10 minutes before dehorning and be accompanied by a cornual nerve block anaesthesia.

Sheep: For single dose use in sheep and lambs 14 days of age or older for the alleviation of pain and inflammation.

Pigs: For use in acute non-infectious locomotor disorders to reduce the symptoms of lameness and inflammation. For use in puerperal septicaemia and toxaemia (mastitis, metritis and agalactia syndrome) with appropriate antibiotic therapy to reduce clinical signs of inflammation, oppose the effects of endotoxins and hasten recovery.

Horses: For single dose rapid initiation of therapy of musculoskeletal disorders and relief of pain associated with colic.


Discard unused portion after 28 days of first broaching bottle.

Cattle: SINGLE USE ONLY by subcutaneous or intravenous injection: 0.5 mg meloxicam/kg body weight (i.e. 2.5 mL/100 kg bodyweight) in combination with antibiotic therapy, as appropriate. For reduction in pain and inflammation associated with surgery administer subcutaneously 10 minutes before the painful procedure. Best practice animal welfare and management of surgical pain in cattle involves preemptive analgesia, using a multimodal approach with RELIVEN 20 MG/ML SOLUTION FOR INJECTION and appropriate local anaesthetic.

Sheep: SINGLE USE ONLY by subcutaneous injection high on the neck behind the ear. For sheep and lambs from 14 days of age 1.0 mg meloxicam/kg bodyweight (i.e. 1.0 mL/20 kg bodyweight).

Pigs: For SINGLE intramuscular injection in the anterior half of neck (can be repeated ONCE after 24 hours if necessary): 0.4 mg meloxicam/kg bodyweight (i.e. 2.0 mL/100 kg bodyweight) in combination with antibiotic therapy, as appropriate.

Horses: SINGLE USE ONLY by intravenous injection: 0.6 mg meloxicam/kg bodyweight (i.e. 3.0 mL/100 kg bodyweight). An oral suspension for horses containing 15 mg/mL meloxicam may be used for continuation of treatment beginning after 24 hours.

Withholding Period(s)

MEAT: DO NOT USE less than 8 days for cattle, 11 days for sheep, 4 days for pigs and 28 days for horses before slaughter for human consumption.

MILK: Milk collected from cows within 6 days (12 milkings) following treatment MUST NOT BE USED or processed for human consumption, or fed to bobby calves. DO NOT USE in lactating ewes or pregnant ewes within 11 days of lambing where milk may be used or processed for human consumption.

Trade Advice (ESI)


Cattle: This product does not have an ESI established. Note—observing the meat withholding period may not be sufficient to mitigate potential risks to export trade. Trade advice should be sought from Jurox Pty Limited on 1800 023 312 before using this product.

Sheep: DO NOT slaughter for export less than 11 days after final treatment.

Pigs: DO NOT slaughter for export less than 4 days after final treatment.

Product Codes

Size Code
100 mL 504445