Pergolide: Veterinarians, Horse Owners Fighting for Availability

Pergolide mesylate, a drug commonly used to treat pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID), also known as equine Cushing's disease, has been withdrawn for human use. The FDA made this announcement March 29. Since that time, horse owners and veterinarians have rallied to communicate the importance of the drug.

The issue at hand is the disappearance of the approved human drug, which

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