Omeprazole Tablets Treat & Prevent Ulcers in Horses
Abler Omeprazole Tablets are given to treat and prevent ulcers in horses. Horse ulcers are aggravated by transportation, stress, feeding changes, illness, a rigorous training program, and management changes. Omeprazole is the medication of choice in treating equine ulcers.
Omeprazole Tablets work by decreasing the secretion of gastric acid. In other words by inhibiting of the proton pumps. In addition it assists by reducing and neutralizing acid in the horse’s stomach. In other words healing of existing ulcer damage.
Gastric Acid causes damage
In both humans and horses, gastric ulcers are wounds or lesions that form along the stomach lining. Commonly referred to as gastric reflux or heartburn. Similarly the symptoms call for the use of medications. For horses, their performance can be greatly affected if they are in work with gastric ulcers. Normally, a horse is a grazing animal and they eat most of the time. Even when they are not feeding, gastric acid is still produced. Constant feeding is what protects their stomach from injuries brought by stomach acid.
Symptoms of Gastric Ulcers in Horses
Ulcers in horses can be diagnosed with an endoscope and the procedure is conducted by the veterinarian. Therefore the diagnosis for such condition will be based on the presenting symptoms. For instance, if your horse has poor temperament, moody behavior, poor appetite, diarrhea, and colic, he is suspected to have gastric ulcers.
Affordable Treatment of Gastric Ulcers
Omeprazole tablets are a low cost good alternative to paste or granule formulations. Abler Omeprazole Tablets are enteric coated. Enteric coating is a protective coating that ensures that the active ingredient only gets released where it’s supposed to. Omeprazole Tablets are best administered with a balling gun. In addition this will prevent the enteric coating being crushed. Administration with a balling gun does ensures the tablet is delivered directly into the horse’s mouth. Likewise other administration tips are to hide the tablet inside a piece of fruit or treat.
Abler Omeprazole Tablets are an affordable solution for the horse owner.