May 27, 2020 20 view(s)


Safe and Convenient

Around the world, horses of all disciplines, breeds and ages are challenged and limited by respiratory problems including but not limited to RAO, IAD and EIPH. While some horses are genetically predisposed to these issues, others are impacted by changes in the season, frequent travel or a pesky allergy. In the past, veterinarians, trainers and owners have treated these issues orally or through injections. Today, the Flexineb® offers a safe, affordable and simple alternative for treating these respiratory conditions with less side effects than traditional treatment.

How does it work? With state-of-the-art components and an unparalleled design, the Flexineb® produces a very fine mist of aerosolized drug at the perfect particle size for direct delivery and maximum effectiveness. It has been proven in veterinary clinics and barns around the globe in treatments with antibiotics, bronchodilators, corticosteroids, mucolytics and natural oils. Treatment is silent, fast, worry-free and highly effective. 

Why use Flexineb?

Respiratory problems in horses are frequently the cause of poor performance. The most frequently occurring lower respiratory tract disorders are Recurrent Airway Obstruction (RAO, or "heaves"), Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Inflammatory Airway Disease (IAD) and Exercise-Induced Pulmonary Hemorrhage (EIPH, or "bleeding"). Typically, their treatment includes systemic administration of drugs orally or through injections. However, administration via inhalation through horse nebulizer masks is now considered to be a viable alternative for the treatment of respiratory disorders (including breathing, airway or lung problems). Flexineb is an easy-to-use delivery device that produces a very fine mist of aerosolized drug or natural therapy solution, enabling this method of treatment for the horse.

What Can I use with Flexineb?

  • Antibiotics to treat infections in your horses’ airways.
  • Bronchodilators to open up your horses’ airways.
  • Corticosteroids to treat inflammation in your horses’ airways.
  • Natural products to sooth and condition your horses’ airways.

What drugs can be nebulized? 

  • Antibiotics such as Cobactan® and Excenel®
  • Bronchodilators such as Atrovent® and Ventolin™
  • Corticosteroids such as Pulmocort®, Dexamethasone and Flixotide™
  • Mucolytics such as Parvolex® and saline solution
  • Always consult with your veterinarian regarding diagnosis and treatment protocol for your horse

What is different about Flexineb versus other equine nebulizers on the market?

The Flexineb® is portable, easy to use, easy to clean and disinfect. It is silent, fast and does not waste medications. The distance between the nebulizer and the horse’s respiratory tract is short. It is also well tolerated by the horse.

What is included with Flexineb:

Grooming Box, Accessory Kit and 0.9% Saline, Instructions, Medication Guides and a wide array of helpful materials available at FlexiNeb's Online Resource Portal.

What operating time will I get from a fully charged battery? How long does it take to charge?

Approximately 3 hours of run time depending on the condition of the battery. It takes approximately 4 hours to fully charge a discharged battery.

How do I clean the unit? Can I disinfect it?

Wash the mask in clean warm water and dishwashing liquid and rinse off with clean water. For a more thorough cleaning, dismantle the mask components and wash them individually. To clean the nebulizer, put a few drops of dishwashing liquid and clean warm water in the medication cup, close the cap and shake it. Gently squeeze the cap to push warm water through the mesh screen. Rinse out afterwards with clean warm water and shake dry. It is essential that the water is clean, otherwise it may clog the mesh. DO NOT USE WELL WATER.

Disinfecting the Mask: The mask and its components can be disinfected using the likes of Accel TB or Steri-7™ without having any adverse effect on the materials.



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