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AbGard™ Equine Gastric Ulcer Treatment
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AbGard™

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AbGard™ (Omeprazole) is for the treatment and prevention of equine gastric ulcers in a single daily dose easy-to-use oral syringe of flavourless paste.


Omeprazole is from the family of proton pump inhibitors (PPI's) that blocks secretion of acid and assists by reducing and neutralizing acid in the horse's stomach allowing improved healing of existing ulcer damage.


Availability: In stock

Expiry Date: Apr 30, 2020

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Dosage and Administration

Brand Name AbGard™
Active Ingredient Omeprazole
Regime Treatment, Prevention
Dosage Form Oral paste
Symptoms

Symptoms of ulcers can be subtle or outwardly noticeable. A change from being well mannered to suddenly being difficult to handle, girthy, off feed, poor performance in the ring, grinding teeth, to a dull coat and of a general lacklustre demeanor are a good indication of Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS).

Dosage

For treatment regime:
Recommended dosage is 4.0 mg/kg (1.8 mg/lb) of horses bodyweight per day.

  • Use one (1) full syringe once daily for 28 consecutive days.

One syringe doses horse up to 567kg (1250lb) bodyweight

For prevention regime:
Recommended dosage is 2.0 mg/kg (0.9 mg/lb) of horses bodyweight per day.

  • Use one half  (1/2)  syringe once daily ongoing as required.

One half syringe is sufficient as a prevention dose for horses up to 567kg (1250lb) bodyweight

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Administration

Before administering AbGard™, make sure the horse's mouth is free of food.

  • Rotate the ring to the appropriate mark on the syringe for your horses weight.
  • Remove the nozzle cover.
  • Insert the nozzle of the syringe through the interdental space, and deposit the required amount of paste at the back of the tongue.
  • Immediately after administration, elevate the horse's head for a few seconds to ensure the dose is swallowed.

IMPORTANT: If any dose is lost or rejected, re-dosing is recommended. Take note that shelf life after first immediate opening is 28 days. Replace nozzle cover after each use.

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Expiry Date Apr 30, 2020

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