Equipalazone

Product overview

Equipalazone Oral Powder is used in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders in horses and ponies. It is an effective anti-inflammatory can offer relief in lameness associated with osteoarthritic conditions. Equipalazone also is used for acute and chronic laminitis (inflammation of hoof tissue), bursitis and carpitis (inflammation of synovial fluid around joints).

What it does

Equipalazone contains phenylbutazone, which is a potent anti-inflammatory and analgesic.

It is a most effective and commonly used drug for pain relief in horses.

How to Administer

Equipalazone is available in power form.

Administering Oral Powder

Dependent on individual response, but as a guide:

Horses 450 kg (1000 lb) body weight: Two sachets to be administered twice on day one (equivalent to 8.8 mg/kg/day) followed by one sachet twice daily for four days (4.4 mg/kg/day), then one sachet daily or on alternate days sufficient to keep the horse comfortable (2.2 mg/kg/day).

Ponies 225 kg (500 lb) body weight: One sachet (4.4 mg/kg/day) on alternate days. Adjust dose according to body weight. Discontinue treatment if no response is evident after four to five days treatment.

Equipalazone 1 g Oral Powder should be mixed with a small quantity of feed.

 

For further information or questions please call your local vet to discuss.