UlcerGard is only for use in healthy horses weighing
at least 600 lbs. Do not use in horses that do not meet these criteria.
Do not use in other animals. Not for human consumption.
Review package directions and warnings before use.
Ask your veterinarian for recommendations on using
UlcerGard in your horse(s).
- Give 0.45 mg, or ¼ syringe,
once per day for up to 28 days to horses weighing 600-1,200 lbs.
- Give two 0.45 mg doses, or ½
syringe, per day for up to 28 days to horses weighing more than 1,200
- Check that horse's mouth is
clear of feed before administration.
- Unlock dose ring by rotating
it ¼ turn and sliding it down the plunger shaft so the side nearest
the barrel is set at the proper dose marking.
- Lock dose ring with another ¼
- Remove cover from syringe tip.
- Insert syringe into the corner
of the horse's mouth. Aim the tip at the back of the horse's tongue.
- Push in the plunger until it
reaches the dose ring. Make sure the dose is administered to the back
of the tongue or deep in the pouch of the cheek.
- Re-dose if any or all of the
first dose is not successfully consumed.
- Put the cap securely back on
the syringe if any product remains.
Frequency of Use:
Horses weighing 600-1,200 lbs. receive one dose
per day. Heavier horses receive two doses per day.
Keep out of reach of children and animals.
Store under 86 degrees F. Brief exposure to temperatures
up to 104 degrees F are permissible.
It is a violation of Federal Law to use this product in a manner inconsistent
with its labeling.
Omeprazole, the active ingredient in UlcerGard,
is a proton pump inhibitor that suppresses the production of stomach
acid responsible for ulcer formation. When used once or twice daily
for a 28-day period, UlcerGard safeguards horses from the effects of
stress occurring in response to training, travel, racing or other competition,
prolonged stall confinement, showing, or other lifestyle changes.
Keep this product out of reach of children and animals.
Do not use or store in or near open flame or heat.
UlcerGard is for use in horses only. Do not administer
to other animals. Not for use in humans.
Use as directed by your veterinarian.
CAUTION: UlcerGard has no reported side effects. If you notice signs of an
ulcer in your horse, including pain, diarrhea, weight loss, recurrent
colic, impaired health and performance, unhealthy coat, or changes in
disposition, talk to your veterinarian.
Not for use in horses intended for human consumption.
UlcerGard is safe for use in breeding horses, but
its safety has not been established in pregnant animals.
This product is intended for use in healthy horses.
If you notice any signs of illness, consult your veterinarian before
Contact your veterinarian right away in the event
of an overdose.
If accidentally swallowed by a human, contact a
physician or poison control center immediately.
Warranty and Manufacturer Information:
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®ULCERGARD is a registered trademark
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