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Year : 2021, Volume : 22, Issue : 1
First page : ( 130) Last page : ( 133)
Print ISSN : 0972-1738. Online ISSN : 2249-8796.

Therapeutic management of impactive colic with flunixin meglumine and co-therapies - A clinical study of 13 equines

Singh K.P.1,*, Singh R.V.2, Singh Saurabh3, Singh Praneeta4, Singh S.K.5

1Veterinary Officer Department of Animal HusbandryGovernment Veterinary HospitalDeoranian, Bareilly - 243203 (Uttar Pradesh)

2Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy, Bhavdiya Group of Institution, Ayodhya

3Manager (Veterinary Services), Brooke Hospital for Animals

4Assistant Professor, Department of Livestock Production Technology, C.V.A.Sc., GBPUAT, Pantnagar, U.S. Nagar, Uttarakhand

5Veterinary Officer, Government Veterinary Hospital, Aliya, Sitapur

*Corresponding author. E-mail: drkpsvet@rediffmail.com

Online Published on 23 January, 2023.


Thirteen horses were presented in Hospital. Clinical examination revealed normal body temperature, increased heart rate, pulse rate, capillary refill time (> 2 seconds) and congested conjuctival mucous membrane. All animals were treated with injection Flunixin meglumine; injection Chlorphenramine maleate; i njection B1, B6, B12; injection DNS and Injection Ringer Lactate. Followed by administration of 1 liter liquid paraffin orally on first day. All thirteen (13) animals showed signs of relief in abdominal pain after intravenous administration of Flunixin meglumine. Flunixin meglumine was found highly effective (84.61%) for treatment of impactive colic in equines.



Equine, Fecolith, Flunixin meglumine, Impactive colic.


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