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Anti-inflammatories: Naproxen Use in Horses
  by Robert N. Oglesby DVM


Introduction » Uses » Precautions » Toxicity » Storage » Dosage » Monitoring Information » Regulatory Status » Available Products » More Info 

Naproxen is similar in structure and pharmacologic profiles as ibuprofen and ketoprofen. Though it has been used in equine medicine for some time, wide spread use has not come yet. Perhaps this is due to the cheaper alternative phenylbutazone. This is a shame, as experimental work suggests it may be more effective at less toxic doses for musculoskeletal pain in horses. This article is about the contraindications, toxic effects, dosages, and association drug rules that apply to this medication.
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