Flunixin Meglumine (Flunixin) 1500 mg per gram
Starch, Corn, Propylene Glycol, Carboxymethylcellulose, Water.
DirectionsDOSE AND ADMINISTRATION
The recommended dose of flunixin is 0.5 mg per lb of body weight 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 horse once daily for 3 days, or three 1000-lb horses one time.
||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, and depositing 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 treatment should not exceed 5 consecutive days.
During field studies with BANAMINE Paste, no significant side effects were reported. However, isolated reports of localized reactions following I.M. injection, particularly in the neck, have been received. These include localized swelling, sweating, induration, and stiffness. In rare instances in horses, fatal or nonfatal clostridial infections or other infections have been reported in association with I.M. use. In rare instances, anaphylactic-like reactions, some of which have been fatal, have been reported, primarily follwing I.V. use.
There are no known contraindications to this drug when used as directed. The effect of BANAMINE Paste on pregnancy has not been determined. Studies to date show there is no detrimental effect on stallion spermatogenesis with or following the recommended dose of BANAMINE Paste.