Colic's Under Attack at North Carolina State

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Would you take ibuprofen for a stomachache? Your doctor likely wouldn't recommend it; heartburn, stomach cramps, and nausea are known "common side effects." But dosing with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like ibuprofen--phenylbutazone (Bute) or flunixin meglumine (Banamine)--is exactly what we do with colicking horses. Add that to the recently recognized fact that Banamine

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