Drugs prohibited for use in horses intended for human consumption

Ingredient Name: phenylbutazone
Trade Names: Phenylzone (Schering), Bute Tabs (Vedco), Phenylbute (Phoenix Pharmaceutical)
  • Phenylbutazone (commonly referred to as "bute") is currently approved only for oral and injectable use in dogs and horses. Use in horses is limited to use in horses not intended for food. There are currently no approved uses of phenylbutazone in food-producing animals.
http://www.fda.gov/OHRMS/DOCKETS/98fr/03-4741.htm

Ingredient Name: acepromazine maleate
Trade Name: PromAce (Fort Dodge)
 
Ingredient Name: boldenone undecylenate
Trade Name: Equipoise (Fort Dodge)
Ingredient Name: omeprazole
Trade Name: GastroGard
http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/animaldrugsatfda/details.cfm?dn=141-123
 
Ingredient Name: ketoprofen
Trade Name: Ketofen (Fort Dodge)
http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/animaldrugsatfda/details.cfm?dn=140-269
 
Ingredient Name: ivermectin
Trade Names: EQVALAN (Merial), Zimecterin (Merial), Equell (Pfizer), IverCare (Farnam)
EQVALAN: http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/animaldrugsatfda/details.cfm?dn=134-314
Zimecterin: http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/animaldrugsatfda/details.cfm?dn=134-314
 
Ingredient Name: xylazine HCl
Trade Names: Anased (Lloyd), Sedazine (Fort Dodge), Xyla-Ject (Phoenix Pharmaceutical)
http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/animaldrugsatfda/details.cfm?dn=140-442

Ingredient Name: hyaluronic acid (sodium hyaluronate)
Trade Names: Hyalovet (Fort Dodge), Hylartin V (Pharmacia & Upjohn), Legend (Bayer Animal Health)
http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/animaldrugsatfda/details.cfm?dn=140-806
 
Ingredient Name: pyrantel tartrate
Trade Name: Strongid C and Banminth (Pfizer), Purina® Horse & Colt Wormer (Virbac AH, Inc.)
http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/animaldrugsatfda/details.cfm?dn=042-888
 
Ingredient Name: nitrofurazone
Trade Names: NFZ Puffer (Hess & Clark, Inc.), Fura Ointment (Farnam Companies, Inc.)
NFZ Puffer: http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/animaldrugsatfda/details.cfm?dn=011-154
Fura Ointment:  http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/animaldrugsatfda/details.cfm?dn=100-854
 
Ingredient Name: polysulfated glycosaminoglycan (PSGAG)
Trade Name: Adequan (Luitpold Pharmaceuticals, Inc.)
http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/animaldrugsatfda/details.cfm?dn=140-901
 
Ingredient Name: clenbuterol HCl
Trade Names: Ventipulmin® Syrup (Boehringer Ingelheim)
 
Ingredient Name: tolazoline HCl
Trade Name: Tolazine (Lloyd, Inc.)
http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/animaldrugsatfda/details.cfm?dn=140-994
 
Ingredient Name: moxidectin
Trade Name: Quest® 2% Equine Oral Gel and Quest® Gel (Fort Dodge)
http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/animaldrugsatfda/details.cfm?dn=141-087
 
Ingredient Name: ponazuril
Trade Name: Marquis™ Antiprotozoal Oral Paste (Bayer Animal Health)
http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/animaldrugsatfda/details.cfm?dn=141-188

This is only a partial list. Please visit the FDA's website for more information on the proper use of medication for horses.  http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/animaldrugsatfda/