Why have Banamine (Flunixin Meglumine) paste in your Emergency Kit?

Why have Banamine (Flunixin Meglumine) paste in your Emergency Kit?

 

 

 

 

Why have Banamine (Flunixin Meglumine) paste in your Emergency Kit?

  • IF you have a severe colic or fever, your Veterinarian may ask you to administer the medication before they see the patient, or if they are delayed.
  • IF the colic or fever is mild and the Doctor recommends the medication, symptoms may resolve with out needing a visit.
  • IF a colic or fever occurs when you are traveling and you only have access to your Veterinarian over the phone.

 

Prior to Administration:

  • Take your horse’s temperature, pulse and respiratory rate.
  • Check gum color and refill time, gut sounds, and manure.
  • Record and report this information to our on-call veterinarian.

It is very important to follow the instructions of the prescribing Veterinarian for proper administration. Never attempt to self-diagnose. This medication is not to exceed 1000lb dose per day.

 

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