Learn why Sucralfate is effective in treating ulcers affecting the glandular part of the stomach and why a veterinarian's diagnosis is important before treating ulcers in horses and foals.
Learn about the uses of Romifidine as a tranquilizer or sedative by veterinarians during radiographs or lameness examinations and also its use to calm horses before injectable anesthesia is given and in pain management.
Learn how Rifampin is used to treat foals and horses when a systemic antibacterial is needed to treat staphylococcal infections and eradicate pathogens located in difficult to reach target areas, such as abscesses.
Learn how Reserpine works on the horse's brain's chemical messengers as a long-acting tranquilizer and has a subtle sedating effect long after the last dose is given to subdue excitable horses.
Learn how veterinarians use Ranitidine to treat gastro-duodenal ulcers in horses as part of a program of removing stressful conditions for the horses and also discontinuing use of anti-inflammatory medications.
Learn about Pyrimethamine used along with either sulfadiazine or sulfamethoxazole in the treatment of equine protozoal myeloencephalitis in horses.
Learn why synthetic Prostaglandin is used in several ways in horses to help control reproduction in mares by manipulation of the estrous cycle, in the termination of pregnancy and in the treatment of uterine infections.
Learn about Progesterone, which along with altrenogest is used in the reproductive management of mares to control reproductive cycle, help maintain pregnancy, and help with behavior modification.
Learn about Ponazuril, the first FDA approved treatment for equine protozoal myeloencephalitis and how it works by killing protozoal parasites in horses.
Learn about Polysulfated glycosaminoglycan as a treatment for joint problems in equines and also its ophthalmic use for experimental management of corneal ulcers.