I have a 5 year old cat that was
taken to the vet for an abscess on his rear paw from a fight with
The cleaned out the abscess, and prescribed amoxycillin, and metacam
for the pain and swelling.
The dosage that we were given was 9 drops by mouth once daily for 4
I gave this to my cat, and a few days later he was not eating, not
drinking, barely walking. Creatinin level through the roof, CBC
indicated that with his levels he should be dead or close to heart
Over a week on IV fluids, and the level are down, and he appears to
It appears in my situation Metacam was prescribed for the wrong
reason, and for way to high a dose. Unfortunately I didn't do my
research before I gave it to him.