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Dexamethasone (Azium, Dexasone, Voren) Use in Horses
  by Robert N. Oglesby DVM


Introduction » Contraindications » Toxicity and Side Effects » Dosage » Association Drug Rules » More Info 

Dexamethasone is a powerful glucocorticoid commonly used in horses. Treatment indications include, allergic diseases, noninfectious inflammation including arthritis, and anaphylactic shock. This article is a brief synopsis about the contraindications, toxic effects, dosages, and association drug rules that apply to dexamethasone use in horses.

For a complete discussion of the general use of glucocorticoids in horses click here.
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