Learn the uses of corticosporin as a combination antibiotic, anti-inflammatory corticosteroid in treating ear infections in horses and why a veterinarian should check your horse before it is used..
Learn why Chlorhexidine solution and scrub is popular with veterinarians and horse owners as an effective topical antiseptic for situations involving bacterial infections in stables and barns and for disinfecting foals navels among its many uses.
Learn how Activated charcoal is known as a universal antidote and detoxifier in horses, humans, and other animals and how it should be given as soon as possible after ingestion of any toxic plant, insect such as blister beetle, or other health-threatening toxic substance.
Learn how Betadine Solution is effective as an antiseptic commonly used in cleansing wounds, disinfecting surgical instruments, and providing antibacterial activity wherever needed in working with horses.
Learn how bacitracin is used for topical treatments of skin and some eye infections including strains of staphylococcus, but is also useful in the treatment of enterocolitis, a severe inflammation of the large colon and cecum in the horse.
Learn how Aluminum hydroxide, an antacid, is effective in treating equine ulcers, gastritis and other stomach, kidney, and intestinal conditions when combined with H-2 blockers.
Learn how Altrenogest produces a progestational effect in mares and gives horse owners the ability to manage the reproductive cycle with more control over breeding procedures and the timing of the arrival of foals.
Learn about the usefulness of Xylazine in short-term sedation, treatment and management of colic, and how, in combination with butorphanol and other drugs, it is used as a chemical restraint for veterinary procedures and as a preoperative drug.
Learn how Trichlormethiazide is used to reduce mild swellings, especially in the legs of horses, by causing the body to lose water and sodium chloride by decreasing the reabsorption of these electrolytes in the kidneys.
Learn how Albuterol is effective in treating wheezing and shortness of breath associated with airway obstruction and as a tocolytic agent to suppress uterine contractions when premature labor appears to be imminent.