Ventipulmin is used to treat horses with respiratory conditions. This prescription drug treats respiratory diseases caused by airway obstruction such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), commonly known as heaves or recurrent airway obstruction.
Ventipulmin contains the active ingredient, clenbuterol hydrochloride. Ventipulmin is used to treat horses with respiratory conditions caused by airway obstruction such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), commonly known as heaves or recurrent airway obstruction. Includes plastic dispensing cap. Please order oral syringes separately. For horses.
How it works: Ventipulmin treats horses with respiratory conditions by activity of the ingredient, clenbuterol hydrochloride. It has bronchodilating properties that relax the airways and make breathing easier.
Dosage & Administration: Ventipulmin syrup is given orally, 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.
Possible side effects of Ventipulmin: May see muscle tremors, incoordination, sweating, restlessness, and increased heart rate. These side effects generally decrease with time. If severe or continuous, contact your veterinarian.
If you miss giving 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.
If you overdose the pet: If you know or suspect your horse has had an overdose, contact your veterinarian immediately.
What should I avoid while giving Ventipulmin to my pet: Notify your veterinarian of any other medications, including vitamins and supplements, your horse is taking while receiving Ventipulmin. Consult your veterinarian before using Ventipulmin with terbutaline, propanolol and other beta-blockers, digoxin, monoamine oxidase inhibitors, inhaled anesthetics, oxytocin, and dinoprost (Lutalyse, Prostamate), since interactions may occur.
Who should not take it? Not for use in horses hypersensitive (allergic) to clenbuterol. Do not use in horses with heart disease or anhidrosis (inability to sweat properly). The safety of clenbuterol in breeding horses has not been determined. It should not be used in late pregnancy, as abortions could occur.
This drug may be prohibited from use by various equine associations.
Use in food animals is prohibited by law.