Surpass 1% Topical Anti-Inflammatory Cream is
indicated for the control of pain and inflammation associated with
osteoarthritis in tarsal, carpal, metacarpophalangeal,
metatarsophalangeal and proximal interphalangeal (hock, knee, fetlock and
pastern) joints in horses.
Surpass Topical Cream contains 1% diclofenac sodium. Diclofenac is a nonsteroidal
anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) with analgesic properties. The mechanism of
action of diclofenac, like other NSAIDs, is believed to be associated with
the inhibition of cyclooxygenase activity.
Dosage and Administration:
Apply a 5 inch ribbon of Surpass Topical Cream twice daily over the affected joint for up to ten days. Wear rubber gloves to prevent
absorption into the hands. Rub the cream thoroughly into the hair covering
the joint until it disappears.
Federal law restricts this
drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian
Contraindications: Surpass Topical Cream is
contraindicated in animals with known hypersensitivity to diclofenac.
Not for horses
intended for human consumption.Precautions:
Treatment with Surpass should
be terminated if signs such as inappetence, colic, fecal abnormalities,
anemia or depression are observed.
The safety of Surpass has not
been investigated in breeding, pregnant or lactating horses, or in horses
under one year of age.
Keep out of reach of children. Not for
human use. Consult a physician in case of accidental ingestion by humans.
Wear gloves to prevent
absorption into the hands. Direct contact with the skin should be avoided.
If contact occurs, the skin should be washed immediately with soap and
Store at up to 25°C (77°F).
Protect from freezing.
Packaging: Surpass Topical Cream is white
to pinkish-white and is packaged in 124-gram trilaminate tubes.
Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica