Butagran Oral Powder contains Phenylbutazone ("Bute") which is a an anti-inflammatory & analgesic (pain relief) drug. It is Vanilla flavour, so is more palatable to horses than other alternatives.
Buy 100 Sachets for £62.97
Butagran Oral Powder is supplied in sachets, each containing 1g of Phenylbutazone ("bute"), a drug from the NSAID group (Non Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug). It is used for the treatment of lameness in horses, for example due to acute & chronic laminitis osteoarthritic conditions, bursitis & carpitis.
It can also be used post-surgery to relieve soft tissue swelling.
It is also antipyretic (lowers fevers). It works by inhibiting the body from synthesising prostaglandins, which facilitate pain & trigger inflammatory processes & pyrogens (substances which cause a fever).
It is supplied in packs of 100.
This product requires a prescription from your vet & will only be dispatched once we receive this prescription.
Legal Category- POM-V
Warnings & Contraindications- Do not give to horses with known hypersensitivity to Phenylbutazone. Do not give to horses with heart, liver or kidney disease; gastric ulceration or blood disorders.Do not give within 24 hours of giving another NSAID or corticosteroid, please contact your vet or our helpline if unsure.
Pregnancy & Lactation- Seek advice from your vet for use during pregnancy & lactation. Use not recommended during first trimester of pregnancy.
Passport Requirements- This medication cannot be used in horses intended for human consumption. Your vet must have signed Section 9 of your horse's passport (or Section 2 for passports issued after 1st January 2016).
For further product information please click on the link below. This will take you to the Veterinary medicines directorate (VMD) website where you can search for the product and see the most up to date Summary of product characteristics (SPC).
This item is a prescription medication and cannot be sent until a valid prescription is received.
We send all our prescription medication by a tracked courier service and dispatch only occurs on a Monday to Thursday.
Premium next day delivery is also available for this item but we must receive the order and prescription by 12 noon.
Once you have received a prescription from your vet, you can send it to us via:
Please include your order number on the prescription.
To make the process even easier, please feel free to download a copy of our prescription form, which your vet can complete and sign.
Remember to ask your vet for a repeat prescription if your horse is on long term medication - it will save you time and money.
For more information regarding prescription medication, please view our Prescription Information page.
It is a criminal
offence to tamper with a written prescription. eVetDrug has a zero tolerance
policy for altered or forged prescriptions. We verify the authenticy of all
prescriptions received with the vet who prescribed them. If we receive a
prescription that is invalid, forged or altered, we will immediately cancel the
whole order, de-activate the user account, report the misuse to the Veterinary
Medicine Directorate and charge a reporting fee of £50. A forged prescription
may result in prosecution.