What is Omeprazole?

Understand the role of omeprazole in treating and preventing ulcers.

Understanding Omeprazole
Omeprazole, the active ingredient in AbPrazole, AbPrazole Plus and AbGard, is from the family of proton pump inhibitors (PPI's) that blocks secretion o...
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Understanding Enteric Coating
An enteric coating is a polymer barrier applied to oral medication that prevents its dissolution or disintegration in the gastric environment. The coating h...
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Measurements of AbPrazole Tablets
AbPrazole tablets measure: Metric: 2cm x 1cm x 0.5cm Imperial: 0.78” x 0.39” x 0.19” The content of this article should not be considered, or used as...
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Treatment Timing
There is no preferential time of day for omeprazole treatment. The content of this article should not be considered, or used as a substitute for, veteri...
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Dosage Frequency
AbPrazole and AbPrazole Plus is recommended to be fed once per day - for further information refer to the: AbPrazole Product Factsheet AbPrazole Plus Pro...
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Duration of Treatment
Refer to the AbPrazole Product Fact Sheet for specific dosage and regime information for treatment of existing ulcers. Refer to the AbPrazole Plus Product...
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Duration of Effectiveness
Each dose of AbPrazole and AbPrazole Plus is effective for 24 hours. The content of this article should not be considered, or used as a substitute for, ...
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Long Term Use of Omeprazole
There are important considerations for long-term use of omeprazole (the active ingredient in both AbPrazole and Abprazole): Impact on bone density: Studie...
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Side Effects of Omeprazole
Sudden discontinuation of omeprazole can cause a rebound acid effect, at increased levels, making your horse more vulnerable to ulcer formation. The con...
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Bulk Pack Quantity
The AbPrazole 140g bulk pack contains the equivalent of fifty single sachets. A single sachet contains 2.8g of medication. SHOP ABPRAZOLE BULK PACK ...
Wed, 7 Oct, 2020 at 12:37 PM