What is compounding?
Drug compounding is often regarded as the process of combining or mixing drugs to create a medication tailored to the needs of an individual patient.
The generic form of Vetmedin is Pimobendan.
Vetmedin is in limited supply. Orders placed will be shipped as product continues to come off backorder.
Phenylbutazone, commonly known as Bute, is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug that is used for musculo-skeletal analgesia (pain relief) and also has anti-pyretic (fever reduction) properties. It can be used for a wide range of problems such as muscle soreness and trauma, tendon and ligament sprain/strains, joint pain and arthritis. It also may be used to reduce pain and inflammation during an active infection and after surgery.
Phenylbutazone is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which through its anti-inflammatory action can relieve pain, reduce inflammation and reduce fever.
tablets are indicated for the management of musculoskeletal conditions such as osteoarthritis, particularly where continued mobility is considered desirable.
Phenylbutazone possesses non-hormonal, anti-inflammatory activity of value in the management of musculoskeletal conditions in dogs and horses such as the arthritides, including osteoarthritis, and as an aid in the relief of inflammation associated with intervertebral disc syndrome in dogs.
Orally 20 mg per pound body weight (100 mg/5 lbs.) daily in 3 divided doses, not to exceed 800 mg daily regardless of body weight.
Orally 1-2 grams per 500 lbs. body weight, not to exceed 4 grams daily.
Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.
Phenylbutazone should not be administered to animals with serious hepatic, renal or cardiac pathology, or those with a history of blood dyscrasia.
Phenylbutazone should not be administered to meat, egg or milk producing animals because the status of residues of drug remaining in edible tissues has not been determined.
Store at controlled room temperature, 20°C-25°C (68°F-77°F).