Equine gastric ulcer syndrome is very common among performance horses, with a reported prevalence of approximately 90 percent in racehorses and also greater than 50 percent in foals.
The painful ulcers which can lead to a change in attitude (for the worse), weight loss, dull coat color, poor performance and even colic.
Tips for Trainers: Respond quickly to treat equine stomach ulcers. The faster you respond to equine stomach (gastric) ulcers, the greater your chance of reducing the painful and damaging effects of this serious condition. That’s why an accurate and timely diagnosis is critical and why it is important to begin a treatment program as soon as symptoms begin.
Like Omeprazole Paste, Misoprostol Powder (1.4 mg/scoop – 30 scoops) is a prescription medication for the treatment and prevention of stomach ulcers, especially those due to the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as aspirin and other NSAIDS.
Misoprostol treats and prevents colonic ulcers by protecting the stomach lining and also decreasing stomach acid formation.
Misoprostol is one of the only drugs to actually treat colonic (hind end) ulcers. Sixty-five percent of all horses have colonic ulcers. Misoprostol is a synthetic form of a prostaglandin.
Where can I buy Misoprostol Powder?
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