Important benefits from a respiratory tract treatment:
- Mucolytic: aids in the breaking up of mucous in the lungs, making it easier to expel
- Expectorant: aids in the expulsion of mucous from the lungs
- Cough Easing: to reduce the risk of damage to the lungs
- Bronchodilation: to open the airways for easier breathing
How does Respimin work?
Respimin contains elements such as calcium, sodium and magnesium, which are important catalysts for enzymatic function in the respiratory tract. Respimin also plays a crucial role in maintaining the movement of cilia, the tiny organelles that sweep mucous and dirt out of the lungs. In Recurrent Airway Obstruction (RAO), there is a reduction in the volume of air that the horse can breathe in. This results in clinical signs of disease such as coughing, and an inability to compete at the highest level. Respimin helps to maintain normal dilation of the bronchi, and encourages the natural responses to noxious stimuli eg; coughing and mucous expectoration. Respimin also contains a unique blend of herbs that have been shown in both horses and humans to maintain good respiratory tract health.
Common respiratory tract problems in horses:
- Recurrent Airway Obstruction (RAO)
- Bronchitis, bronchiolitis and bronchopneumonia
- Viral respiratory diseases
- Respiratory allergies
- Stress factors such as cold, wet, fog and dust that can disturb and upset normal respiratory functions.
- Changes in temperature, stabling or housing (e.g. autumn/winter or winter/spring).
- Hay and straw allergies
Why use Respimin?
- Respimin can be used to maintain normal respiratory function in horses and ponies with stable dust allergies.
- Respimin in not banned in competition animals, so can be safely used in competing animals to increase airfl ow and improve respiratory function. However, always check local regulations.
- Respimin can be used in horses on box rest, turned out to grass, in light work or heavy training.
- If your vet prescribes antibiotics, Respimin can be used safely alongside them.
- Respimin is comparatively inexpensive to use.
Q1) Which common respiratory tract diseases can horses be diagnosed with?
Horses can commonly be diagnosed with viral respiratory tract infections, respiratory allergies, and RAO (Recurrent Airway Obstruction).
Q2) What does Respimin contain?
Respimin contains calcium, magnesium and sodium ions, plus herbs and plants form the shores of the North Sea, and European Alps.
Q3) Can you use Respimin in competition horses?
Respimin does not contain any ingredients that are currently on any banned substances lists.
Q4) Do I need a prescription for Respimin.
No- Respimin is currently prescription free.