Butagran Equi 200mg/g Oral Powder for Horses 100 x 5g Sachets
Butagran Equi Oral Powder is supplied in sachets each containing 1g of phenylbutazone (bute) It is used to treat lameness in horses, for example, due to acute and chronic osteoarthritic diseases, bursitis and carpitis. It can also be used after surgery to relieve swelling of soft tissues. It is also antipyretic (reduces fever). It works by preventing the body from synthesizing prostaglandins that ease pain and cause inflammatory processes and pyrogens (substances that cause fever). Available in packs of 100. Do not administer to a horse with known hypersensitivity to phenylbutazone. Do not give horses with heart, liver or kidney disease; stomach ulcers or blood disorders.
Butagran Equi Oral Powder for horses is indicated for the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders requiring pain relief and reduced inflammation. Useful where sustained mobility is desired, Butagran Equi oral powder is particularly suitable for lameness associated with osteoarthritic disorders, bursitis, laminitis, and soft tissue inflammation. If the response is not clear after 4-5 days, discontinue treatment. Hay may delay the absorption of phenylbutazone and hence the onset of clinical effect. It is recommended not to administer hay immediately before or during product administration. For ease of administration, the product may be mixed with a limited amount of bran or oats.
Butagran Equi Oral Powder the product is indicated for the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders where pain relief and reduction of associated inflammation is required, eg, in the limp associated with osteoarthritic disorders, bursitis, laminitis, and soft tissue inflammation, especially where continued mobility is considered desirable. It is also important in reducing post-operative inflammation, myositis, and other soft tissue inflammations. The product may be used as an antipyretic if deemed appropriate, eg with viral respiratory infections. This is usually associated with overdose and such events are rare. Recovery is common when treatment is stopped and after supportive symptomatic therapy is started. Ponies are very sensitive to gastric ulcers with this preparation, even at therapeutic doses.
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