Meloxicam for Dogs | Alternatives for Rimadyl

Metacam® (meloxicam) Brand name: Metacam – Generic name: meloxicam. See Brand names – Generic Names for more information on the difference between Brand names and generic names.  Meloxicam for dogs is often prescribed as Rimadyl alternative however, Metacam (generic) belongs to the same class of medication and therefore has similar side effects to other NSAIDs. Indications: Metacam

Adverse Events and Side Effects

The difference between side effects and adverse effects This website is about the side effects of NSAIDs and Rimadyl in particular. But what exactly, are side effects and why are they different from Adverse events? Merriam-Webster defines Side Effects as:a secondary and usually adverse effect (as of a drug) toxic side effects — called also side