19 July 2011

Banamine (Flunixin Meglumine) supple for joints

          Banamine (Flunixin Meglumine) is a trade name for the anti-inflammatory and sterile solution of flunixin meglumine. This supplement for equine joint is an injectable form for intravenous or intramuscular use or given orally in the paste or granule forms. It is non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
same as phenylbutazone (bute) and aspirin. 

          Banamine used for inflammation and alleviation of pain associated with musculoskeletal disorders in equine, but is most commonly used for abdominal pain (colic). Banamine is best known for its use in horses with potent pain reliever.

           But, it has many side effects and interferes with the healing process. Therefore it should only be used for serious injuries or as a last resort for chronic pain when all other supplements have failed. More importantly, you must be used properly. Horse owners should know the basics of how these drugs work, their advantages and limitations. Otherwise, your horse joint supplement may change to a poison.