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|Drug Name and Strength||Ranitidine hydrochloride 220 mg/mL|
|Actions||Promotes healing of gastric ulcers and reduces the degree of gastric ulceration in foals and horses in training.|
|Precautions||If used on performance animals, regulations of relevant authorities regarding medication should be observed. After an initial treatment period of three weeks, if treatment then ceases and horses remain in work, ulcers are likely to flare up. Further treatment is recommended in such horses subject to regulation of relevant authorities.First Aid If poisoning occurs, contact a doctor or Poisons Information Centre. Phone Australia 131 126.Disposal Dispose of empty container by wrapping with paper and putting in garbage.|
|Dosage and Administration||Give orally via syringe. Horses. Severe cases: give 3 mL/100 kg bodyweight (15 mL/500 kg horse) every eight hours (three times daily) for three days, then proceed to following twice daily dosage regimen. Less severe cases: start with 5 mL/100 kg bodyweight (25 mL/500 kg horse) in the morning and 4 mL/100 kg bodyweight (20 mL/500 kg horse) in the evening (eight to ten hours later) for an initial treatment period of three weeks for horses in work. Foals. Give 4 mL/100 kg bodyweight twice daily or as directed by a veterinarian. Free access to hay is recommended, as this is a significant factor contributing to reduced gastric ulcer occurrence in stabled horses.|
|Storage||Store below 25°C (air conditioning). Protect from light. Keep container tightly closed.|
|MSDS (external link)||Ulcerguard 500ml MSDS|
|Label (external link)||Ulcerguard 500ml Label|
|Manufacturer||Ranvet Pty Ltd|