GastroGard Oral Paste treats and prevents gastric ulcers. With Omeprazole, this medication is orally-administered daily (one time per day for a duration of 4 weeks; 1 tube for each 1,250 pounds).
Syringe tubes are sold individually.
Who is GastroGard for?
For use in foals (4 weeks old and up; 600 pounds or more) and horses.
Why use GastroGard?
GastroGard is an easily-administered oral paste in a syringe. It is useful in treating ulcers in foals or horses.
How does GastroGard work?
GastroGard works right where acid is produced. It offers short-term acid neutralizing activity, either at the barrier of the mucous membranes or in the lumen of the stomach. It works to inhibit the stomach acid-producing proton pump, which blocks gastric acid secretion of any cause.
How is GastroGard sold?
Individual oral paste syringe tube
What are the side effects of GastroGard?
No known side effects
What special precautions are there?
- Do not use in horses intended for food use.
- Only use in healthy foals and horses.
- Keep out of reach of children.
- Safety has not been proven for use in lactating or pregnant mares.
What to do if overdose?
Contact your closest emergency pet hospital.
How can I store GastroGard?
Store at 68°F - 77°F (20°C - 25°C). Trips between 59°F - 86°F (15°C - 30°C) are permitted.
A gastroscopy should be performed by a licensed veterinarian to diagnose gastric ulcers prior to starting on this medication.
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