Learn about Doxycycline as an antibiotic of the tetracycline variety used for treating bacterial infections, including Potomac Horse Fever, other Ehrlichia infections, plus Lyme disease in horses.
Learn about Levothyroxine sodium powder for correction of a low-circulating thyroid hormone condition known as hypothyroidism in horses.
Learn how Hyaluronate sodium, the glycosaminoglycan present in joint fluid is effective as an intravenous and intra-articular therapy to treat non-infectious synovitis associated with osteoarthritis in horses.
Learn why Lactated Ringer Solution is invaluable for horse owners and veterinarians as an electrolyte replenisher to treat dehydration following blood loss in horses.
Learn Zinc oxide as a major ingredient in topical sunscreens, and how it is also used as a medication to treat or prevent minor skin irritations in horses.
Learn why Diazepam is often used as a tranquilizer in horses and is the anticonvulsant of choice for use in foals.
Learn how Triamcinolone is used to treat heaves, recurrent airway obstruction, arthritis, allergic conditions, and dermatologic conditions responsive to glucocorticoids in horses.
Learn about the use of pentazocine for symptomatic relief of pain in horses with colic, and also in the amelioration of pain during postoperative recovery from fractures, trauma, and spinal disorders.
Learn about Sodium bicarbonate (baking sodia) as an antacid, a cleanser, and its uses to replenish electrolytes and treat colic in horses.
Learn why Selenium is used to supplement the horse's diet to prevent muscle cramps and breakdown of muscle cells and is also necessary for a healthy heart and respiratory system.