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Phenylbutazone

Phenylbutazone (Bute) as a pain relieving, fever reducint NSAID in horses. Learn why Phenylbutazone (Bute) is one of the most commonly prescribed medications for many musculoskeletel problems in horses as a NSAID, is well tolerated by most horses and is quickly absorbed into the blood stream, producing pain relief and fever reduction.

Pergolide

Peroglide as a treatment for Cushing's disease symptoms in horses. Learn about Pergolide as a treatment for horses that have pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (Cushing's disease), which, essentially, is caused by an enlargement or hypertrophy of the pituitary gland and is a common problem with older horses and ponies.

Penicillin

Penicillin, an important and effective bactericidal treatment used in horses. Learn why Penicillin is one of the most commonly used antibiotics in veterinary medicine because of its effectiveness against different types of bacteria in horses.

Oxytocin

Uses of Oxytocin in treating mares before and during labor and also after foaling. Learn how Ocytocin, a hormone secreted by the pituitary gland, is useful during labor and is used after foaling to stabilize the mare's uterus and prevent complications.

Omeprazole

Omeprazole for prevention and treatment of ulcers in horses. Learn why Omeprazole is not only used to prevent ulcers in horses that are subjected to stress or other conditions that make them prone to stomach ulcers. but is also prescribed as a precaution when NSAIDs, corticosteroids, and other drugs known to cause stomach ulcers are administered..

Naproxen

Naproxen as an effective nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Learn about Naproxen as perhaps the most effective nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) for the treatment of muscle pain and soft tissue injury in horses.

Metronidazole

Metronidazole an antibiotic and antiprotozoal drug used in horses. Learn about Metronidazole as an antibiotic and antiprotozoal drug used to treat Giardia infections resulting in severe diarrhea and with other antibiotics to treat pleuropneumonia, peritonitis, abdominal abscesses, and other severe infections in horses.

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