The Horse

FEB 2018

The Horse:Your Guide To Equine Health Care provides monthly equine health care information to horse owners, breeders, veterinarians, barn/farm managers, trainer/riding instructors, and others involved in the hands-on care of the horse.

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Equidone Gel is indicated for the prevention of fescue toxicosis in periparturient mares. Clinical signs include: • tough & thickened placentas [1] • agalactia (no or low-level milk production) [2] • weak & dysmature foals [3] • increased gestation lengths Dechra Veterinary Products 7015 College Blvd., Suite 525, Overland Park, KS 66211 Toll Free (866) 933-2472 Dechra Veterinary Products US and the Dechra D logo are registered trademarks of Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC. © 2016 Dechra Ltd. Don't be left without Equidone Gel on your shelf this foaling season! Side effects of using EQUIDONE Gel may be premature lactation and failure of passive transfer (FPT) of immunoglobulins to the foal. FPT can occur even when mares are not dripping milk. Prevention is worth EVERY PENNY 1 2 3 Dosing Chart: EQUIDONE Gel administered once daily starting 10-15 days prior to the expected foaling date (EFD) is safe and effective at preventing fescue toxicosis. weight (lb) 550-660 661-880 881-1100 1101-1320 weight (kg) 250-300 301-400 401-500 501-600 dose (cc) 3 4 5 6 domperidone (mg) 300 440 550 660

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