Efficacy of omeprazole paste for prevention of recurrence of gastric ulcers in horses in race training.

@article{McClure2005EfficacyOO,
  title={Efficacy of omeprazole paste for prevention of recurrence of gastric ulcers in horses in race training.},
  author={Scott R. McClure and G. Wesley White and Roger L. Sifferman and W Bernard and Faith E Hughes and John E Holste and Candis Fleishman and Roberto Alva and Luiz G. Cramer},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  year={2005},
  volume={226 10},
  pages={1685-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether omeprazole oral paste administered at a dosage of 0.5 or 1 mg/kg (0.23 or 0.45 mg/lb), PO, every 24 hours would effectively prevent the recurrence of gastric ulcers in horses in race training. DESIGN Prospective study. ANIMALS 135 horses. PROCEDURES Horses with gastric ulcers were treated with omeprazole at a dosage of 4 mg/kg (1.8 mg/lb), PO, every 24 hours for 28 days. Horses in the dose selection portion of the study were sham dose treated or received 0.5… CONTINUE READING