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My mare has adverse reactions to immunizations. My vet spreads the injections over five visits, administering dexamethazone first. Still, she goes off feed. My vet suggests we don’t do the shots anymore, but a recent outbreak of rabies in our area has me concerned. Is Banamine a better idea with immunizations'Horse Journal Response: As a general rule, bute or flunixin (Banamine) is preferable to dexamethasone, since that drug can interfere with a good antibody response to the vaccine. That said, we’d try not to vaccinate this mare. For both the rabies and for tetanus

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