Phenylbutazone 20%

This treatment applies to the following species: Dogs, Horses

Phenylbutazone injection, USP
Sterile
DIN 02333716M
For Veterinary Use Only

WARNINGS: KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

This drug is not to be administered to horses that are to be slaughtered for use in food.

Active Ingredient (per mL): 200 mg phenylbutazone

Preservatives (per mL): 1 mg methyl parahydroxybenzoate; 0.1 mg propyl parahydroxybenzoate

Phenylbutazone 20% Indications

Dog:
As an aid in the treatment of bursitis, osteoarthritis, arthritis, posterior weakness, posterior paralysis, rheumatism, in"ammation of the skin and other soft tissues.

Horse:
As an aid in the treatment of osteoarthritis of medial and distal bones of the hock, arthritis of the sti"e and hip, arthritis of spine, chronic hip pains, chronic pain in trapezius muscles and generalized arthritis.

Phenylbutazone 20% Dosage And Administration

Inject slowly, intravenously.

Dog:
0.5 mL (100 mg) per 5 kg of body weight daily. Total daily dosage should not exceed 4 mL, regardless of weight. Do not treat intravenously for more than 2 consecutive days.

Horse:
2.5-5 mL (0.5-1 g) per 250 kg of body weight daily. Total daily dosage should not exceed 20 mL, regardless of weight. Do not treat intravenously for more than 5 consecutive days.

Contraindications

Do not administer to animals with cardiac, renal or hepatic disease or those with evidence of hemocytological disorders.

Phenylbutazone 20% Caution

Once the condition has regressed, treat strictly as required or as recommended by a veterinarian. If no response is noted within 5 days, the treatment should be discontinued and the diagnosis should be re-evaluated. Care should be taken to avoid perivascular administration due to possible swelling, necrosis and sloughing at the injection site. Stop medication at !rst sign of gastrointestinal upsets, jaundice or blood dyscrasia. When in"ammatory conditions are caused by microorganisms, adequate therapy should be given simultaneously with phenylbutazone.

Storage

Store below 25°C. Keep from freezing. Protect from light.

100 mL