Butequine (Canada)This page contains information on Butequine for veterinary use.
The information provided typically includes the following:
- Butequine Indications
- Warnings and cautions for Butequine
- Direction and dosage information for Butequine
ButequineThis treatment applies to the following species:
Phenylbutazone Oral Paste for Horses
Veterinary Use Only
DescriptionEach 3 mL dose contains 1 gram of phenylbutazone.
Butequine IndicationsUse orally in horses for the treatment of arthritis, myositis, inflammation and rheumatism.
Dosage3-6 mL (1-2 g of phenylbutazone) per 227 kg of body weight daily, in at least two divided doses. Daily dose should not exceed 12 mL (4 g). As symptoms regress, reduce the dosage accordingly. Re-evaluate the diagnosis and treatment if no significant clinical effect is evident after five days.
ContraindicationsDiscontinue medication if signs of gastrointestinal upset or blood dyscrasia appear. Do not administer to animals with cardiac, renal or hepatic disease.
WarningsDo not use this product in food producing animals including horses that are to be slaughtered for use in food. Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.
StorageStore at room temperature (15-30°C).
Packaging60 mL oral syringe.
Read Directions Carefully
NetEach syringe contains 60 mL of Butequine® paste.
The syringe plunger is divided into 20 units.
Each unit will dispense 3 mL of Butequine® paste which provides 1 g of Phenylbutazone.
1 UNIT ON SYRINGE PLUNGER DISPENSES 1 GRAM OF PHENYLBUTAZONE.
Do Not Administer Total Contents As A Single Dose Under Any Circumstances.
For optimum syringeability use Butequine® paste at room temperature.
Bioniche Animal Health Canada Inc., Belleville, Ontario K8n 5j2
BIONICHE FOOD SAFETY
P.O. BOX 1570, 231 DUNDAS ST. E., BELLEVILLE, ON, K8N 1E2
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