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Anti-Inflammatory Painkillers

Banamine (flunixin meglumine) is an non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) prescription pet medication used to reduce inflammation and relieve pain associated with musculoskeletal disorders in horses. Banamine comes in an injectable solution or in a paste.

Banamine, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), alleviates pain and inflammation associated with musculoskeletal disorders and tissue damage. It is available as an injectable treatment for horses and cattle and as an oral paste for horses. Banamine also reduces fevers.

Benefits of Banamine:

  • Soothes pain and inflammation
  • Treats symptoms of musculoskeletal disorders and tissue damage
  • Treats symptoms of colic in horses
  • Injectable form treats symptoms of bovine respiratory disease, endotoxemia, and acute bovine mastitis in cattle
  • Remedies fevers in sick animals
  • Non-steroidal and non-narcotic
  • Fast-acting
  • Prescription-strength treatment

Banamine Injectable Solution is only for use in cattle and horses. Banamine Paste is only for use in horses. Do not administer to other species. Do not administer to any animal for which it was not prescribed. Not for use in humans.

Read all package instructions and warnings before use.

Use exactly as prescribed by your veterinarian.

Directions for Banamine Injectable Solution:

  1. Sterilize the site of injection and the syringe.
  2. Administer 0.5 mg per pound of body weight (1 mL per 100 lbs.) once per day to horses. Make the injection intramuscularly or intravenously. Intravenous injection is recommended for fast relief when treating colic.
  3. Administer 0.5 to 1.0 mg per pound of body weight (1 to 2 mL per 100 lbs.) once or twice per day as prescribed to cattle. Administer slowly via intravenous injection.

Directions for Banamine Paste:

  1. Give 0.5 mg per pound of body weight once per day to horses.
  2. Use the syringe markings, which correlate to 250-lb. increments, to properly dose. Every 250 increment delivers 2.5 gm for 125 mg flunixin meglumine. Use the dial closest to the syringe barrel to mark the dose.
  3. Insert the syringe between the back teeth and depress the plunger to deposit the medication on the back of the tongue.

Frequency of Use:

Banamine is usually given once daily. It may be given twice daily in some instances. It should not be used for more than 5 consecutive days in horses or 3 consecutive days in cattle. Administer as prescribed.

Storage:

Keep out of reach of children and animals.

Store Banamine Injectable Solution and Banamine Paste between 36 and 86 degrees F.

It is a violation of Federal Law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.

Banamine Injectable Solution Ingredients (per mL): flunixin meglumine equivalent to 50 mg flunixin, 0.1 mg edetate disodium, 2.5 mg sodium formaldehyde sulfoxylate, 4.0 mg diethanolamine, 207.2 mg propylene glycol; 5.0 mg phenol as preservative, hydrochloric acid, water for injection qs.

Banamine Paste Active Ingredient (per 30-gm syringe): flunixin meglumine equivalent to 1500 mg flunixin.

Warnings:

Keep Banamine out of reach of children and animals. Do not use or store in or near open flame or heat.

Banamine is only intended for use in the animal for which it was prescribed. Banamine Injectable Solution is for use in horses and cattle only. Banamine Paste is for use in horses only. Do not administer to other animals. Not for use in humans.

Follow the dosing and other usage instructions of your veterinarian's prescription

Caution: Side effects may include localized swelling, sweating, induration, or stiffness. Rarely, fatal or nonfatal clostridial infections or other infections occur. Irritation may occur following injection.

Infection may result at the site of injection. Monitor site for signs and consult your veterinarian if signs manifest.

Do not use this medication in animals with a known allergy to it or to similar medications. Seek emergency veterinary treatment for a hypersensitive reaction.

Seek emergency veterinary attention for a known or suspected overdose.

Not for use in horses intended for human consumption. Not for use in dry dairy cows or veal calves.

Do not use within 4 days of slaughter in cattle intended for consumption. Do not use milk taken during or within 36 hours after treatment for food.

Do not administer to animals taking another NSAID or steroid medication.

Avoid intra-arterial injection.

Duration of treatment with this medication should not exceed 5 consecutive days in horses or 3 consecutive days in cattle.

Do not administer other drugs or supplements concomitantly with Banamine unless your veterinarian has approved the combination.

Tell your veterinarian if the animal is pregnant, nursing, or intended for breeding.

This class of NSAID may cause gastrointestinal or renal toxicity.

Warranty and Manufacturer Information:

Banamine Injectable:

Schering-Plough Animal Health Corp., Union, NJ 07083

Made in Germany

Copyright © (1985, 2003)

Schering-Plough Animal Health Corp. All rights reserved.

NADA #101-479, Approved by FDA.

F-27050603

B-27050603

USA051903INV

US 3029/1

NAC No.: 10470183

Banamine Oral Paste:

U.S. Patent Nos. 5,484,931 and 5,965,735.

NADA #137-409, Approved by FDA.

Made in Ireland.

Copyright © 1985, 1988, 1990, Schering-Plough Animal Health Corp., Union, NJ 07083. All rights reserved.

NAC No.: 10470192