DMSO, or dimethyl sulphoxide, provides anti-inflammatory
benefits and works as a free radical scavenger. The solvent also helps
carry compounds across the skin and mucus membranes, and it may have
some antifungal properties. Additionally, DMSO has radioprotective and
cryoprotective properties and it functions as a vasodilator, muscle
relaxant, and cholinesterase inhibitor.
Benefits of DMSO:
- DMSO Gel 90% is non-pyrogenic and acetone free
- Very low toxicity when used properly
- Penetrates the skin rapidly and in amounts sufficient
to aid healing
- Traps free radicals and produces sulfur to speed
- Rapidly absorbed and distributed throughout the body
- May help interstitial cystitis
Use this medication only as directed by your veterinarian.
Consult your veterinarian about how best to apply
DMSO liquid and gel. Dosing and application depend on your individual
animal, the condition being treated, and other factors.
Do not allow children to handle or apply DMSO.
- Put on thick rubber gloves before using DMSO on your
- Apply topically every 6 hours.
- Do not exceed 20 g per day.
- Discontinue use if your animal experiences skin irritation.
- Limit use to 14 days unless otherwise instructed
by your veterinarian.
Frequency of Use:
The duration of treatment depends on the individual
animal and the condition being treated.
Store DMSO at room temperature, away from heat and
flame. DMSO liquid solvent freezes at 65 degrees F. To thaw for use,
place into a warm water bath.
It is a violation of Federal
Law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.
DMSO is primarily used as a liniment for horses.
It may be used on other animals. It functions as a solvent, carrying
other medications and ingredients across the skin barrier. It may help
improve symptoms of arthritis and is sometimes used to treat increased
intracranial pressure and/or cerebral edema.
DMSO is available over the counter.
DMSO (dimethyl sulfoxide)
DMSO Gel 90% available in 4.25 and 16 oz sizes
DMSO Liquid 99% available in 16 oz and 1 gallon sizes
DMSO Gel 90% Active Ingredients: Dimethyl Sulfoxide 90%
DMSO Gel 90% Inactive Ingredients: Water
DMSO Liquid 99% Active Ingredients: Dimethyl Sulfoxide 99%
DMSO Liquid 99% Inactive Ingredients: Water
Keep this product out of reach of children and animals.
Do not use or store in or near open flame or heat.
DMSO is sold as a solvent only. It is intended for
use only as a solvent. Do not use DMSO for any other purpose.
CAUTION: Use extreme caution when mixing
with substances or medications. DMSO significantly increases absorption,
making overdose and adverse effects more likely.
May cause significant skin irritation.
Avoid contact with clothing, skin, eyes, and mucus
membranes. Wash hands well after handling. In case of eye contact, flush
eyes with plenty of water and seek medical attention.
Do not use this medication in animals with a known
allergy to it or to similar medications.
Do not use DMSO on pregnant or lactating animals.
Check liver and kidney function regularly in animals
undergoing treatment with DMSO.
Some dogs may experience a change in the ocular lens
leading to altered refractive index and lenticular opacities.
Warranty and Manufacturer Information:
Manufactured for: BUTLER ANIMAL HEALTH SUPPLY, DUBLIN,