Definition of Butazolidin in US English:



  • A preparation of phenylbutazone used to reduce pain and inflammation.

    • ‘It was later discovered the jockey was self-administering a veterinary preparation of Butazolidin to help overcome a pain-related problem.’
    • ‘The Butazolidin injection would be used the day before the race as a pre-race treatment.’
    • ‘Many people from both sides agree, however, that the use of Lasix and Butazolidin is getting out of control.’
    • ‘Since its introduction in 1952 perhaps 100 million people have been given Butazolidin.’
    • ‘To stop that practice, every major racing state now requires that no trace of Butazolidin remain in a horse's system on the day of a race.’