Banamine Paste, which includes flunixin meglumine, is used to treat horses with fever, irritation, and discomfort. This potent painkiller, which is non-narcotic and non-steroidal, takes only one injection for a 1,000-pound animal.
Who is Banamine Paste for?
This non-steroidal paste helps horses with inflammation and discomfort quickly. This product will generate benefits for up to 36 hours after application, with no negative effects from adrenal or steroid suppression.
How does Banamine Paste work?
Flunixin meglumine is included in this product. Flunixin meglumine, a very strong component, has been shown to be more potent than other non-narcotic, non-steroidal analgesics. With anti-inflammatory and antipyretic qualities, the initial effects show in 2 hours, peak in 12 to 16 hours, and remain for 24 to 36 hours after administration.
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How is Banamine Paste sold?
BANAMINE Paste, 1500 mg is available in a single 30-g syringe.
What are the side effects of Banamine Paste?
There are no currently known side effects from this product.
What special precautions are there?
Safety has not been proven for use in pregnant or breeding animals, but no serious spermatogenesis effects have been reported in stallions.
Contact the nearest emergency pet clinic. You may also contact Merck Animal Health Pharmacovigilance: Equine Technical Services, 866-349-3497.
How can I store Banamine Paste?
Keep the product away from extreme temperatures, and store at a temperature from 36° to 86° Fahrenheit (2° to 30° Celsius).
Read the complete product label for information about syringe markings, weight-based dosing, and more. The syringe delivers a dose of 125 mg per 250 pounds. A single syringe treats an average (1000-pound) horse for 3 days. The product is supplies in conveniently pre-dosed syringes set with 12 markings (250 pounds each). The optimal daily dose is 0.5 mg flunixin per pound of body weight for general applications.
Each 30-gram syringe contains: Flunixin meglumine equivalent to 1500 mg flunixin.