Dosage: The minimum recommended dosage is 1 mg/kg per day (0.45 mg/lb) or 1/4 syringe. When given once daily during the stressful period, 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.
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Warning Not for use in humans. Keep this and all medication out of the reach of children. In case of ingestion by human, contact a physician. Not for horses intended for human consumption.
Information for Horse Owners ULCERGARD is intended for use in healthy horses. If you notice any signs of illness prior to or during the use of this product, consult your veterinarian for appropriate diagnosis and treatment recommendations.
ULCERGARD may be used in horses that weigh at least 600 lbs. The effectiveness of ULCERGARD in the prevention of stomach ulcers in foals and weanlings has not been evaluated.
ULCERGARD may be used safely in breeding stallions. Safety in pregnant mares has not been determined. Once daily administration of ULCERGARD is recommended in horses exposed to stressful conditions, which may include training, racing, showing, traveling, stall confinement and competition.
ULCERGARD is intended for use only in the prevention of stomach ulcers in healthy horses. Clinical signs of stomach ulcers may include decreased appetite, recurrent colic, intermittent loose stools or diarrhea, poor hair coat, poor body condition or poor performance. These signs may also be associated with other diseases as well as existing stomach ulcers. If your horse is exhibiting one or more of these signs, consult your veterinarian for diagnosis and treatment.
Storage Information Store at 68°F - 77°F (20°C - 25°C). Excursions between 59°F - 86°F (15°C - 30°C) are permitted.
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