When to use Bute vs. Banamine

“Bute” (phenylbutazone) and Banamine® (flunixin meglumine) are both anti-inflammatory, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS)  that are commonly given to horses to address pain. They are two medications that I try to have on hand (especially Banamine) because when you need them, you need them right now. I’ve always used Bute for musculoskeletal pain. If a horse is […]

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