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Indication for use
Every equestrian appreciates the delicate nature of the equine gut. Problems related to the small intestine and large intestine are well understood and routinely treated. What may be surprising is how often the stomach is affected. The incidence of gastric ulcers is extremely high, particularly in performance horses. Different studies (post mortem and gastro endoscopic studies) show that 75-89% of horses in active training suffer from gastric ulcers. The major cause of gastric ulcers is prolonged exposure of the squamous mucus to gastric acid. The only protection that the horse's stomach has against gastric acid and pepsin comes from saliva production. Meals of grain or extended periods of fasting lead to excess gastric acid output without adequate saliva production. Intense exercise increases the production of gastric acid even more in a way that the squamous mucosa of the stomach gets thoroughly bathed in acid. Horses with gastric ulcers may show symptoms like a drop in performance; sour attitude; poor hair coat; grinding teeth; picky eater; weight loss, etc. Treatment of ulcers involves either inhibiting gastric acid secretion, neutralizing the acid produced or protecting the squamous mucus from exposure to acid. Cavalor Gastro 8 provides the nutritional tools to neutralize acid production and stimulates regeneration. It also protects the stomach mucus on different levels using different nutritional approaches (as Cavalor products do).
Composition of the product
Cavalor Gastro 8 contains nucleotides, bioflavonoids, herbs and vitamin U.
yes, you can combine Cavalor Gastro 8 (Paste) with Gastrogard without any side effects. GastroGard is a prescription drug that shuts down acid production in the stomach, giving the ulcer time to heal. Cavalor Gastro 8 (Paste) provides factors to help neutralize acid production and stimulateregeneration. The dietary ingredients in Cavalor Gastro 8 (Paste) also help protect the stomach mucus on various levels using different nutritional appraoches. It is important to keep in mind that the incidence of gastric ulcers is extremely high, particularly in performance horses.
External symptoms may be noticed such as drop in performance, sour attitude, poor hair coat, grinding teeth, picky eating, weight loss. Take into consideration these symptoms. Clinical examinations including gastroscopy should be used for diagnosing gastric ulcers.
- Gentian: Stimulates Saliva production, anthelmintic and antiseptic properties.
- Ginger: Protects the stomach mucus
- Chestnut extract creates a thin coating around the stomach wall to protect it from the irritation of acid.
Dosage- Days 1 to 5: 2 syringes per day. Days 6 to 10: 1 syringe per day. Afterward continue to follow up with Gastro 8 powder.
Available as a single 60g syringe or as a box of 6 x 50g Syringes
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