BANAMINE (flunixin meglumine injection) is the pioneer injectable non steroidal anti-inflammatory drug approved for cattle and horses in the United States. Banamine brand of flunixin meglumine is the pioneer injectable nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug approved for cattle and horses in the United States. Banamine reduces the fever and lung inflammation that typically accompany bovine respiratory disease (BRD). With Banamine as part of a BRD treatment program, cattle feel better fast. Cattle pulled for BRD and treated with Banamine (flunixin meglumine) in addition to an antibiotic visited the feed bunk more frequently (P < 0.10), spent more time at the feed bunk (P < 0.05), and had significantly reduced rectal temperature during a 12-hour period post-treatment than cattle treated with an antibiotic alone. They also have reduced lung inflammation and fewer lung lesions than cattle treated with conventional therapies.1
Each milliliter of BANAMINE contains flunixin meglumine equivalent to 50mg flunixin, 0.1mg edetate disodium, 2.5mg sodium formaldehyde sulfoxylate, 4.0mg diethanolamine, 207.2mg propylene glycol; 5.0mg phenol as preservative, hydrochloric acid, water for injection qs.
Banamine® Paste is recommended for the alleviation of inflammation and pain associated with musculoskeletal disorders in the horse. Each 30-gram syringe of Banamine® Paste contains flunixin meglumine equivalent to 1500 mg flunixin. Flunixin meglumine is a potent non-narcotic, non-steroidal, analgesic agent with anti-inflammatory and fever reducing activity. Supplied as a 30 gm syringe. Requires a veterinarian’s prescription.
Dose and Administration
The recommended dose of flunixin is 0.5 mg per lb of body weight once daily. The BANAMINE Paste syringe, calibrated in twelve 250-lb weight increments, delivers 125 mg of flunixin for each 250 lbs (see dosage table). One syringe will treat a 1000-lb horse once daily for 3 days, or three 1000-lb horses one time.
The paste is orally administered by inserting the nozzle of the syringe through the interdental space, and depositing the required amount of paste on the back of the tongue by depressing the plunger.
Treatment may be given initially by intravenous injection of BANAMINE Solution, followed by BANAMINE Paste on days 2 to 5. BANAMINE treatment should not exceed 5 consecutive days. Not for use in horses intended for human consumption. The effect of BANAMINE Paste on pregnancy has not been determined. Studies to date show there is no detrimental effect on stallion spermatogenesis with or following the recommended dose of BANAMINE Paste.
Banamine Paste Indications
BANAMINE Paste is recommended for the alleviation of inflammation and pain associated with musculoskeletal disorders in the horse. ACTIVITY Flunixin meglumine is a potent, nonnarcotic, nonsteroidal, analgesic agent with anti-inflammatory and antipyretic activity. It is significantly more potent than pentazocine, meperidine, and codeine as an analgesic in the rat yeast paw test. Oral studies in the horse show onset of flunixin activity occurs within 2 hours of administration. Peak response occurs between 12 and 16 hours and duration of activity is 24 to 36 hours.
Directions for User:
The recommended dose in horses for musculoskeletal disorders is 0.5mg per pound once daily. The Banamine Paste syringe, calibrated in twelve 250lb weight increments, delivers 125mg of flunixin meglumine for each 250lbs. One syringe will treat a 1000lb horse once daily for 3 days.
The effect of Banamine Paste on pregnancy has not been determined. Studies to date show there is no detrimental effect on stallion spermatogenesis with or following the recommended dose of Banamine Paste. There are no known contraindications to this drug when used as directed. This product is not for use in horses intended for food. Keep away from children. Not for food producing animals.
Prices of Banamine Paste For Cattle
$23.10 – $28.40