Medications

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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

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FEI Issues Decisions in Saudi Controlled Medication Cases

May 23, 2012

Two Saudi show jumping horses tested positive to for non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs at competitions.... Read More

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Diagnosing and Treating Ocular Keratitis in Horses

May 10, 2012

If not treated early, equine ocular keratitis (corneal inflammation) can lead to blindness and eye loss. ... Read More

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Racing Medication Reform Advocacy Website Launched

May 10, 2012

The website--cleanhorseracing.org--is dedicated to the reform of horse racing medication rules.... Read More