New Topical Osteoarthritis Treatment Available

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The FDA recently approved a new non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that can be applied to the skin over a horse's joint to relieve pain of osteoarthritis. The approval represents the first topical equine pharmaceutical formulation of a compound called diclofenac that uses liposome technology--which allows medication to be absorbed straight to the site of the horse’s joint

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