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Phenylbutazone or Bute Use in Horses
  by Robert N. Oglesby DVM


Introduction » Contraindications » Toxicity/Side Effects » Drug Interactions » Dosage » Association Drug Regulations » More Info 

Phenylbutazone, or commonly called "bute" is an anti-inflammatory drug useful for swelling, musculoskeletal pain, and fever. Probably the most commonly used medication in horses, bute is effective and safe when used according to label directions. This article is about the contraindications, toxic effects, dosages, comparison to other NSAID's, and association drug rules that apply to phenylbutazone.
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