Isoxsuprine for Horses is an oral vasodilator, which is used to help to widen blood vessels and control the thickness of blood (called viscosity). It may be prescribed to increase blood flow to the hoof and help treat Navicular Syndrome—a condition that affects the way bones absorb minerals like calcium, which can then weaken the bones and joints in the center of your horse's foot. If left untreated, this can cause symptoms like lameness, pointing and soreness.
For the relief of symptoms associated with cerebral vascular insufficiency, and in Peripheral vascular disease of arteriosclerosis obliterans, thromboangitis obliterans (Buerger'sDisease) and Raynaud's disease.
Possible Side Effects
There are no known contraindications to oral use when administered in recommended doses. Should not be given immediately postpartum or in the presence of arterial bleeding.
Drug & Food Interactions
Talk to your veterinarian about any other drugs your dog is taking before starting this medication.
On rare occasion, oral administration of the drug has been associated in time with the occurrences of hypotension, tachycardia, chest pain, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, abdominal distress, and severe rash. If rash appears, the drug should be discontinued.
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