Each easy to administer tube contains 2.28 grams of FDA approved omeprazole for horses prevent equine stomach ulcers. UlcerGard is a non-prescription preventative for Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS), a painful condition that can reduce your horse's performance and can even lead to death.
UlcerGard contains omeprazole*, which suppresses acid production in a horse's stomach. ULCERGARD® has been shown to effectively prevent stomach ulcers in horses. This effect was tested in horses exposed to stressful conditions for either 8 or 28 days.
Recommended dosage for UlcerGard®:
Once daily administration of ULCERGARD is recommended in horses exposed to stressful conditions which may include: training, racing, showing, traveling, stall confinement, and competition.
- Less than 600 lbs - Consult a veterinarian
- 600-1200 lbs - 1 dose per day
- Over 1200 lbs - 2 doses per day
Treatment period 8 or 28 days.
ULCERGARDmay be used safely in breeding stallions. Safety in pregnant mares has not been determined.
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*Omeprazole is the active ingredient in GastroGard. GastroGard is a prescription only version by the same manufacturer (Merial).
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