What are Isoxsuprine Tablets?
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.
Who is it for?
Isoxsuprine is for horses.
What are the benefits?
||Prescription medication for the treatment of navicular syndrome
||Isoxsuprine for horses is available in easy-to-administer tablets
||Increases blood flow to the hoof by enlarging blood vessels
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 does Isoxsuprine Tablets work?
Isoxsuprine Tablets treat navicular syndrome by improving blood flow (circulation) to the hoof. Isoxsuprine is a vasodilating agent.
Is there a generic equivalent available?
Isoxsuprine Tablets are a generic medication.
How is it given?
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.
What results can I expect?
Isoxsuprine may help in the treatment of navicular disease, but this is a serious disease that can be very difficult to successfully treat.
What form(s) does it come in?
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What should I discuss with my veterinarian while considering Isoxsuprine Tablets?
Talk to your veterinarian about what type of outcome is expected. Have your veterinarian explain the other treatment options that may be available to treat your horse's condition.
Tell your veterinarian if your horse has recently foaled, may be pregnant or used for breeding.
Notify your veterinarian of any other medications or supplements your pet is taking. Also if your horse has had any reactions to previous medications.
What should I do if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose, give it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the one you missed and go back to the regular schedule. Do not give two doses at once.
What is the most important information I should know?
Navicular disease can be very difficult to treat. To achieve the most effectiveness, the medication must be given as directed.
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.
What side effects may be seen when taking Isoxsuprine Tablets?
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.
How is it stored?
Store in a tight, light-resistant, childproof container at room temperature. Keep out of reach of children and pets.
What should I do if I know of or suspect there has been an overdose?
If you know or suspect your horse has had an overdose, contact your veterinarian immediately.
What should I avoid when giving my pet Isoxsuprine Tablets?
Consult your veterinarian before using Isoxsuprine Tablets with any other medications or supplements.
Where is more information available?
Ask your veterinarian, consult with one of our pharmacists at 1-800-447-3021, or see the
Patient Information Sheet on this medication.