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Phenylbutazone Toxicosis

July 5, 2016

Phenylbutazone, commonly called bute, is an NSAID that has historically been used therapeutically in dogs. However, both the risk of significant side effects and the development of much safer NSAID choices have made its use in small animal practice practically non-existent.  Learn what is being used in it's place and how to best treat patients.