Â Learn why Mylanta is used as an oral antacid to neutralize stomach acid already produced in the horse's stomach and why veterinarians prefer Omeprazole and H2 blockers for equine ulcer treatment.
Â Learn why N-butylscopolammonium bromide has been used for many years in Europe as a first line of treatment for minor gas colic in horses because of its short-acting antispasmodic properties which areÂ unlikely to mask more serious medical or surgical e
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.
Learn about Neosporin ophthalmic solution as an effective antimicrobial compound for use in horse's eyes against many of the common microorganisms that cause infection.
Learn about Nitazoxanide as a "cidal" drug used in horses against a variety of parasites including protozoa, Giardia, nematodes, trematodes, and some bacteria.
Learn about the uses of Nitrofurazone in preventing or treating surface bacterial infections in wounds, burns, and cutaneous ulcers, and also as a treatment for urinary tract infections and metritis.
Learn about Normosol-R as a solution of balanced electrolytes in water administered by intravenous infusion for replacement of acute losses of fluid to treat dehydration, during surgery, and in treating diseases, such as colic 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
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.
Learn about Panalog as a combination medication in cream or ointment form that is used to treat inflammatory ear infections and skin infections in horses.