Banamine Paste is a potent non-narcotic, non-steroidal analgesic agent with anti-inflammatory and fever-reducing activity. Banamine paste is recommended for the alleviation of inflammation and pain associated with musculoskeletal disorders. Banamine requires a prescription from your veterinarian.
Banamine (flunixin meglumine) is an analgesic, which means it relieves pain. It's also an antipyretic (fever reducer).
BANAMINE Paste is recommended for the alleviation of inflammation and pain associated with musculoskeletal disorders in the horse.
Banamine Paste is a registered trademark of Intervet Inc., d/b/a Merck Animal Health, a subsidiary of Merck & Co. Inc.
|Flunixin Meglumine||1,500 mg|
The recommended dose of flunixin is 0.5 mg per lb of bodyweight once daily. The Banamine Paste syringe, calibrated in twelve 250-lb weight increments,delivers 125 mg of flunixin for each 250 lbs (see dosage table). One syringe will treat a 1000-lb horseonce daily for 3 days, or three 1000-lb horses one time.
|Syringe Mark*||Horse Weight (lbs)||Banamine Paste Delivered (g)||Mg Flunixin Delivered|
*Use dial edge nearest syringe barrel to mark dose.
The paste is orally administered by inserting the nozzle of the syringe through the interdental space, anddepositing the required amount of paste on the back of the tongue by depressing the plunger.
Treatment may be given initially by intravenous or intramuscular injection of Banamine Solution,followed by Banamine Granules or Banamine Paste on Days 2 to 5. Banamine treatmentshould not exceed 5 consecutive days.
Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.
There are no known contraindications to this drug when used as directed.
Not for use in horses intended for human consumption.
The effect of BANAMINE Paste on pregnancy has not been determined. Studies todate show there is no detrimental effect on stallion spermatogenesis with or following therecommended dose of BANAMINE Paste.
During field studies with BANAMINE Paste, no significant side effects werereported.
No toxic effects were observed in rats given oral flunixin 2 mg/kg per day for 42 days.Higher doses produced ulceration of the gastrointestinal tract. The emetic dose in dogs is between 150and 250 mg/kg. Flunixin was well tolerated in monkeys dosed daily with 4 mg/kg for 56 days. Noadverse effects occurred in horses dosed orally with 1.0 or 1.5 mg/lb for fifteen consecutive days.
Store below 25°C (77°F). Do not Freeze.