- used to improve circulation in horses and other species of animals.
- causes dilation of blood vessels to improve blood flow and circulation.
- may be used in horses to improve circulation to the hooves as an aid in the treatment of navicular disease.
Possible Side Effects:
Side effects after oral administration are rare in the horse but can include changes in blood pressure, increased heart rate, and possible gastrointestinal irritation. In humans dizziness, weakness, and other central nervous system signs are also reported.
Isoxsuprine should be used with caution with other drugs that might affect blood pressure. That includes most sedatives and drugs used for general anesthesia. It is important to keep accurate records of isoxsuprine and any other medications used if an animal is referred to an equine hospital for intensive care or surgery.
Dosage and Administration:
It is important to follow your veterinarian's prescription instructions for your pet. Isoxsuprine Tablets are given by mouth. If you have difficulty giving the medication, contact your veterinarian. This medication should only be given to the horse for whom it was prescribed.
Each Tablet Contains:
Isoxsuprine HCI, USP……………20 mg
Store at controlled room temperature 15ºC - 30ºC (59ºF - 86ºF)