Medications

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RMTC Approves Medication Thresholds, Withdrawal Times

November 16, 2012

The six medications were identified by the AAEP as having therapeutic purposes.... Read More

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Race-Day Salix Errors Frustrate Kentucky Horsemen

November 16, 2012

Salix administration mistakes have led to at least two horses being scratched from races this month.... Read More

Dr. Alonso Guedes and Hulahalla.

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UC Davis to Test Experimental Drug for Treating Laminitis

November 15, 2012

Veterinarians plan to conduct a trial of an experimental drug that has shown promise in treating laminitis.... Read More

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Advances in Equine Joint Pain Management

November 05, 2012

One researcher evaluated pharmacologic methods of osteoarthritis management and recent pain control advances.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Trainers Criticize Breeders' Cup Salix Ban

November 02, 2012

Furosemide has been banned from this year's Breeders' Cup juvenile races.... Read More

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Corticosteroids in Racehorses: Beneficial But Controversial

October 18, 2012

Corticosteroid use is controversial, but the medications are beneficial when used appropriately, one vet says.... Read More

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Salix Accidentally Administered to Horse before Race

October 08, 2012

A Kentucky state veterinarian accidentally administered furosemide to a racehorse at Keeneland on Oct. 5.... Read More

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Counterfeit Equine Anemia Drug Surfaces in Canada

September 24, 2012

Bioniche annouced that Hippirontm 1000 has been counterfeited and was being sold via an Internet website.... Read More

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FDA-Approved Equine Medications Provide Peace of Mind

September 22, 2012

These drugs provide horse owners with the peace of mind that they've been tested for safety and efficacy.... Read More

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Jockey Club's Revised Drug Rules Have Salix Provision

August 13, 2012

The Jockey Club has added a provision governing regulatory administration of furosemide on race day.... Read More

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New Treatment for Equine Bone Fragility Disorder Evaluated

August 10, 2012

Zoledronate appears effective in improving clinical signs associated with bone fragility disorder.... Read More

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Chondroitin Sulfate, Glucosamine's Effects on Equine OA

August 04, 2012

Study shows this treatment for mild osteoarthritis has longer lasting effects than previously thought.... Read More

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Study: Antibiotics Might Protect Horses during Transport

July 19, 2012

Study finds giving antibiotics before long-distance transport could reduce fever and decrease airway bacteria.... Read More

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Virginiamycin for Equine Use to be Banned in U.K.

July 17, 2012

Virginiamycin is the active ingredient in a veterinary medicine used to prevent laminitis in horses.... Read More

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Anti-Inflammatories Could Decrease EHV-1 Infection Rate

July 12, 2012

A recent study suggests anti-inflammatory drugs could reduce the rate of EHV-1 infection in horses.... Read More

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I'll Have Another's Veterinary Treatments 'Routine Care'

July 12, 2012

Three veterinarians who reviewed the colt's treatment regimen found nothing out of the ordinary.... Read More

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Study Shows Omeprazole Prevents Ulcers in Young Racehorses

July 11, 2012

A study confirms omeprazole can prevent gastric ulcer formation in young racehorses.... Read More

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Equine Drug and Supplement Options Explained

July 04, 2012

Brand-name, generic, and compounded, and nutritional supplements are all terms owners should understand.... Read More

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Horsemen Learn about Equine Corticosteroid Use

July 03, 2012

Thoroughbred horsemen in Indiana learned about corticosteroid use in equine joint injections.... Read More

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Ky. Derby, Oaks Samples Tested for Dermorphin

June 28, 2012

The natural opiate has been detected in more than 30 racehorses in recent weeks.... Read More

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Dexamethasone Administration Routes in Horses Compared

June 26, 2012

Study finds that dexamethasone (DXM) behaves similarly regardless of how it enters the horse's body.... Read More

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Salix to be Discussed on BloodHorse.com's Talkin' Horses

June 25, 2012

The medication furosemide (Salix) will be discussed by J. David Richardson, MD, and Foster Northrop, DVM.... Read More

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Ky. Salix Town Hall Meeting: More Questions Than Answers

June 06, 2012

Roughly 15 individuals commented on the KHRC Salix phase-out proposal, with only one in support of the measure... Read More

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Firocoxib's Effect on Equine Osteoarthritis-Related Pain

June 01, 2012

Firocoxib improved lameness scores, comfort, and mobility in most horses with osteoarthritis, a study showed.... Read More

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Understanding Compounded Drugs

May 28, 2012

The AAEP defines a compounded drug as one that is created by manipulating an existing FDA-approved drug.... Read More