Study: Topical Allergy Cream Can Produce Systemic Effects in Horses

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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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