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 exactly as prescribed by your veterinarian.
Directions for Banamine Injectable
- Sterilize the site of injection and the syringe.
- 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.
- 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:
- Give 0.5 mg per pound of body weight once per day
- 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.
- 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
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.
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
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
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
Warranty and Manufacturer Information:
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.
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