UlcerGard Pet Medication
- Farm Animal
- Availability: OTC
- Active Ingredient(s):
- What is UlcerGard used for?
UlcerGard Oral Paste is used for the prevention of gastric ulcers in horses.
- How UlcerGard should be used?
UlcerGard is a proton pump inhibitor used for the prevention of gastric ulcers. UlcerGard Paste should be administered orally once a day at a recommended dosage of 0.45mg per lb (1/4 syringe) to effectively prevent stomach ulcers in horses exposed to stressful conditions such as training, racing, showing, traveling, stall confinement, and competition, for a duration of 28 days. For horses 600-1200 lbs give 1 dose (1/4 syringe) per day. For horses over 1200 lbs give 2 doses (1/2 syringe) per day. For horses less than 600 lbs consult your veterinarian.
- What are the side effects?
There are no reported side effects. Consult your veterinarian if clinical signs of gastric ulcers, such as decreased appetite, recurrent colic, intermittent loose stools or diarrhea, poor hair coat, poor body condition or poor performance occur.
- What special precautions are there?
UlcerGard is intended for use in healthy horses that weigh at least 600 lbs. UlcerGard may be used safely in breeding stallions. The safety for use in pregnant mares has not been established. The effectiveness in foals and weanlings has not been evaluated. Do not use in horses intended for human consumption.
- In the event of overdose?
Contact your veterinarian.
- How should I store UlcerGard?
Store this medication below 86ºF. Transient exposure to temperatures up to 104ºF is permitted. Throw away any medication that is outdated or no longer needed. Keep this medication out of the reach of children and pets. This product is not for use in humans.
Disclaimer: The information on this site is for educational purposes only and should NOT be considered veterinary advice. Any veterinary questions should be referred to your veterinarian. This information is NOT to be used for diagnosis or treatment of your pet. Please make your own inquiries with your veterinarian for the suitability of a product for your pet.