Clinical and anti-inflammatory effects of treating endotoxin-challenged pigs with meloxicam.

@article{Friton2006ClinicalAA,
  title={Clinical and anti-inflammatory effects of treating endotoxin-challenged pigs with meloxicam.},
  author={Gabriele Friton and Heinfried Schmidt and Wieland Schroedl},
  journal={The Veterinary record},
  year={2006},
  volume={159 17},
  pages={552-7}
}
The clinical and anti-inflammatory effects of a single treatment of 0.4 mg meloxicam/kg bodyweight on pigs that had been challenged with Escherichia coli endotoxin were investigated. Significantly lower total clinical scores were recorded in pigs treated with meloxicam than in pigs treated with a placebo. Significantly higher mean serum concentrations of thromboxane B(2) were also recorded in pigs treated with a placebo for up to 24 hours after the challenge. The serum concentrations of acute… CONTINUE READING

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