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Omeprazole is both an over-the-counter and a prescription medication. The over-the-counter form is used to treat heartburn. The prescription form is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), certain ulcers, Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome, erosive esophagitis (EE), and infections cause by the bacteria H. pylori. This medication page refers to the prescription form of omeprazole.
Omeprazole belongs to a group of drugs called proton-pump inhibitors, which work by reducing the amount of acid made in the stomach.
This medication comes in delayed capsule form and in packets to be mixed with water to form a liquid (suspension). It is taken once or twice daily, one hour before a meal.
Common side effects of omeprazole include headache, stomach pain, and nausea.
Uses of UlcerGard
Omeprazole is a prescription medicine used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), certain ulcers, Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome, erosive esophagitis (EE), and infections cause by the bacteria H. pylori.
This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
UlcerGard Drug Class
UlcerGard is part of the drug class:
Proton pump inhibitors
If you take too much omeprazole, call your local Poison Control Center or seek emergency medical attention right away.
Directions for use
Each syringe contains 4 individual daily doses for horses weighing 600-1200 lbs. Please refer to the following dosage chart for help in determining the correct dose for your horse.
|* Duration of 8 or 28 days|
|Less than 600 lbs||Consult a veterinarian|
|600-1200 lbs||1 dose per day|
|over 1200 lbs||2 doses once per day|
SYRINGE INSTRUCTIONS1) To set the syringe plunger, unlock the dose ring by rotating ¼ turn and slide the dose ring along the plunger shaft so that the side nearest the barrel is set at the appropriate daily dose marking. 2) Rotate ¼ turn to lock ring before dosing. 3) Make sure horse's mouth contains no feed before administration. 4) Remove syringe tip cover. 5) Insert syringe into the corner of the horse's mouth. 6) Depress the plunger until it stops at the dose ring.
- The entire dose should be deposited on the back of the tongue or deep in the cheek pouch.
- Horses should be observed briefly to assure no part of the dose is lost or rejected.
- If any of the dose is lost, re-dosing is recommended.
- Replace cap if any unused doses remain in the syringe.
Not for use in humans. Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children. In case of ingestion by humans, contact a physician. Do not use in horses intended for human consumption. To obtain product information call 1-877-MERIAL-E.
PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 6 Syringe Carton
(omeprazole) Oral Paste for Horses
NADA 141-227, Approved by FDA
For the prevention of gastric ulcers in horses
Once-a-Day Dosing with a well-accepted paste
6 PACK - 24 Total Doses
Contains 6 Syringes (4 Doses Each)
|Labeler - Merial Limited (034393582)|