Home >> Archives

International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience (IJPAB)
Year : 2018, Volume : 6, Issue : 2
First page : (688) Last page : (696)
Article doi: : http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.6437

Effect of Meloxicam on Prognostic Factors/Indices like Sodium, Potassium and Chloride Concentration in Dystocia Affected Bovines

Umed Singh Mehra1*, S. C. Arya2, Rajan Chaudhary1, Rajendra Yadav3, Pankaj Kumar4 and R. P. Diwakar5

1Veterinary Surgeon, Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Haryana
2Former Prof. and Head, Department of Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics, LUVAS, Hisar, Haryana
3Assistant Professor, Regional Referral Veterinary Diagnostic and Extension Centre (RVDEC), Mahendergarh
4Assistant Disease Investigation Officer, Department of Veterinary Public Health and Epidemiology,
LUVAS, Hisar, Haryana (India) 125004
5Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary Microbiology, C.V.Sc & A.H., N.D.U.A & T., Kumarganj, Faizabad (U.P)
*Corresponding Author E-mail: umedsinghvs@gmail.com
Received: 13.03.2018  |  Revised: 16.04.2018   |  Accepted: 20.04.2018  



Investigation was carried out to find out the efficacy of meloxicam, a non-steroial anti-inflammatory drug, as stress modulater in bovine dystocia cases and to determine probable prognostic indices in cases of assisted parturitions. The study was conducted on 41 buffaloes affected with dystocia. The animals included in the investigation were randomly divided into two groups. To study the effect of preemptive administration of non sterioidal anti-inflammatory analgesics on stress perception by the animal experiencing difficult birth, meloxicam was administered @ 0.5mg/kg b.wt. in 22 buffaloes (Group II) 15 minutes prior to obstetrical management of the case.
Significant difference was not observed in plasma sodium and potassium levels between surgically and non surgically treated buffaleos. A significant decrease in chloride concentration by 24 hours post treatment was evident in buffaloes without preemptive administration of meloxicam. The chloride concentration was significantly lower in surgically treated buffaloes than the non-surgically treated ones. Post treatment chloride concentration was found to be related with the survival of the animal, the levels were significantly lower in those which died than the ones which survived the treatment.

Key words: Modulater, Buffaloes, Non-steroial, Anti-inflammatory

Full Text : PDF; Journal doi : http://dx.doi.org/10.18782

Cite this article: Mehra, U.S., Arya, S.C., Chaudhary, R., Yadav, R., Kumar, P. and Diwakar, R.P., Effect of Meloxicam on Prognostic Factors/Indices like Sodium, Potassium and Chloride Concentration in Dystocia Affected Bovines, Int. J. Pure App. Biosci.6(2): 688-696 (2018). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.6437

Untitled Document