VetriBute Phenylbutazone is a synthetic, non-hormonal, anti-inflammatory agent that is indicated in the management of musculoskeletal conditions in horses such as osteoarthritis in horses. Each bolus contains 1 gram phenylbutazone.
Phenylbutazone is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which through its anti-inflammatory action can relieve pain, reduce inflammation and reduce fever.
Phenylbutazone is for the relief of inflammatory conditions associated with the musculoskeletal system in horses.
Horses: Orally - 1 to 2 boluses per 500 lb. body weight. Do not exceed 4 grams daily. Reduce dosage as symptoms regress. Intermittent treatment given only when symptoms appear may be indicated.
Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.
Federal (U.S.A.) law prohibits the extra-label use of this product in female dairy cattle 20 months of age or older.
Use with caution in patients who have a history of drug allergy.
Concomitant use with other anti-inflammatory drugs, such as NSAIDS or corticosteroids, should be avoided or closely monitored. In the treatment of inflammatory conditions associated with infections, specific anti-infective therapy should be used concurrently.
Do not use in horses intended for human consumption.