Phenylbutazone For HorsesPhenylbutazone Boluses (bute) For Horses provides relief of inflammatory conditions
associated with the musculoskeletal system. Phenylbutazone Tablets are a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to treat and manage pain associated with joints, muscles and bones.
Dosage and Administration:
Administer 1 to 2 g of phenylbutazone per
500 lbs. of body weight, but not to exceed 4 g daily. Oral cavity should
Guidelines to Successful Therapy:
1. Use a relatively high dose for the first 48 hours, then reduce gradually to
maintenance dose. Maintain the lowest dose capable of producing the desired
2. Response to PHENYLBUTAZONE therapy is prompt, usually occurring within 24
hours. If no significant clinical response is evident after five (5) days,
re-evaluate the diagnosis and the therapeutic approach.
3. When administering PHENYLBUTAZONE, the oral cavity should be empty. Deposit
paste on back of tongue by depressing plunger that has been previously set to
deliver the correct dose.
4. Many chronic conditions will respond to PHENYLBUTAZONE therapy, but
discontinuance of treatment may result in recurrence of symptoms.
Each bolus contains 1 g
Use with caution in patients who have a history of
Keep out of the reach of children.
Stop medication at the first sign of gastro-intestinal upset, jaundice, or
blood dyscrasia. Authenticated cases of agranulocytosis associated with the
drug have occurred in man. Fatal reactions, although rare, have been reported
in dogs after long-term therapy. To guard against this possibility, conduct
routine blood counts at weekly intervals during the early phase of therapy and
at intervals of two (2) weeks thereafter. Any significant fall in the total
white count, relative decrease in granulocytes, or black or tarry stools,
should be regarded as a signal for immediate cessation of therapy and
institution of appropriate counter measures.
In the treatment of inflammatory conditions associated with infectious,
specific anti-infective therapy is required.
Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed
Not for use in horses intended for food.
100 boluses (1 g/bolus)
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