Isoxsuprine is prescription medication for horses used in the treatment of navicular syndrome (navicular disease). Isoxsuprine hydrochloride causes the dilation (enlargement) of blood vessels to improve blood flow to the hoof. Isoxsuprine is in a class of drugs called vasodilators.
Isoxsuprine Tablets contain the active ingredient, isoxsuprine hydrochloride. Isoxsuprine is used to treat navicular syndrome (navicular disease), a hoof-related problem in horses. Isoxsuprine causes the dilation (enlargement) of blood vessels.
How it works: Isoxsuprine Tablets treat navicular syndrome by improving blood flow (circulation) to the hoof. Isoxsuprine is a vasodilating agent.
Dosage & Administration: Isoxsuprine Tablets are given by mouth. Always follow the dosage instructions provided by your veterinarian. If you have difficulty giving the medication, contact your veterinarian. This medication should only be given to the horse for whom it was prescribed.
Possible side effects of Gentamicin: Side effects are uncommon, but may see an increased heart rate. If your horse experiences an allergic reaction to the medication, signs may include facial swelling, hives, scratching, and sudden onset of diarrhea, shock, seizures, pale gums, cold limbs, or coma.
If you miss giving a dose: If you miss a dose, apply it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the application you missed and go back to the regular schedule.
If you overdose the pet: If you know or suspect your horse has had an overdose, contact your veterinarian immediately.
What should I avoid while giving Gentamicin to my pet: Consult your veterinarian before using Isoxsuprine Tablets with any other medications or supplements.
Who should not take it? Not for use in horses hypersensitive (allergic) to isoxsuprine. Do not use in horses who are bleeding or have recently foaled. The safety of Isoxsuprine in breeding, pregnant or lactating horses has not been determined.