Study: Topical Allergy Cream Can Produce Systemic Effects in Horses

Glucocorticoid cream applied at normal doses onto healthy equine skin will be quickly absorbed into the body"s system and can generate adverse systemic effects, said German researchers in a new study report. As a result, it can also cause a horse to test positive in performance drug tests within two days. When used to treat allergic skin reactions, glucocorticoids are

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