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Following is a list of the 10 most commonly used equine steroids, their uses and withdrawal times:

1. Dexamethasone – fast acting anti-inflammatory/steroid. Used frequently for acute swelling, hives (urticaria), anaphylaxis. Can be given IV, IM or orally.

Withdrawal time: Equine Canada 48h; FEI Prohibited/Controlled substance, detection time is 48h after IV injection

2. Prednisolone – most commonly used as an oral medication for auto-immune disorders (anti-inflammatory or immunosuppressive). Used commonly to treat small airway disease or auto-immune skin conditions.

Withdrawal time: Equine Canada: 48h; FEI Prohibited/Controlled substance 3-7 days.

3. MethylPrednisolone (Depo-medrol) – Synthetic corticosteroid. Commonly used in low motion joints to control pain/inflammation associated with osteoarthritis.

4. Triamcinolone (Kenalog) – Synthetic corticosteroid. Commonly used in higher motion joints to control pain/inflammation associated with synovitis, soft tissue inflammation and osteoarthritis.

5. Betamethasone (Celestone) – Synthetic Corticosteroid. Commonly used in higher motion joints to control pain/inflammation associated with synovitis, soft tissue inflammation and osteoarthritis.

6. Isoflupredone (Predef 2X) – Synthetic Corticosteroid. Fast/short acting. Commonly used for respiratory inflammation and skin conditions but is also used for joint inflammation and sacro-iliac injections.

7. Solu-Delta Cortef (Prednisolone Sodium Succinate) – Designed for intravenous use in situations requiring rapid and intense glucocorticoid and/or anti-inflammatory effect.

Withdrawal time: Equine Canada 48 h; FEI Prohibited/Controlled Substance, detection time is 14 days.

8. Inhaled steroids: Fluticasone (Flovent), Budesonide. Inhaled steroid used for the treatment of asthma.

Withdrawal time: Fluticasone – Equine Canada – not listed but a general rule of 7 days applies; FEI Prohibited/Controlled substance. Budesonide is a BANNED substance under FEI.

9. Naquasone (Trichlormethiazide and Dexamethasone) – a diuretic combined with a steroid used often to control swelling/edema.

Withdrawal time: As Naquasone is a combination of two drugs and a tradename, it is not reported on the FEI withdrawal time. While Dexamethasone has a 48hr withdrawal time, when combined with Trichlormethiazide the suggested withdrawal time is 5+ days. Finding buy steroids canada doesn’t have to be hard.

10. Anabolic steroids (Nandrolone, Stanozolol) – Performance enhancing substances, improve muscular strength. Banned worldwide in competition horses.

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