EQUESTRA EQUINE OMEPRAZOLE
For the treatment & prevention of the recurrence of gastric ulcers in adult horses
Active ingredient: Omeprazole 250mg/g
Pack size: 1 box contains 10 pouches, each pouch - 50 x 2g sachets
Indications for use: Suppression of hydrochloric acid production is the cornerstone of treating and preventing the recurrence of both ESGD(Equine Squamous Gastric Disease) and EGGD (Equine Glandular Gastric Disease) Orally-administered omeprazole, a commonly used drug of choice, acts to suppress acid production and facilitates ulcer healing.
Treatment Dose: Give one 2g sachet per 250kg bodyweight once daily for 2 weeks.
Preventative/Maintenance Dose: Give one 2g sachet per 500kg once daily while horse remains in training, as directed by a veterinarian.
Give on an empty stomach and only with a very small amount (20g) of dry feed - DO NOT WET food as moisture
affects the granules.
Storage: Store below 25°C (air conditioning).
Managing recurrent ESGD and refractory EGGD & Case series with Dr Ben Sykes BSc BVMS MS MBA DipACVIM PhD FHEA Associate Professor in Equine Medicine, Massey University
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