Equine Thyroid Supplement is Levothyroxine sodium granules for thyroid replacement therapy in horses. Manufacturer: Pala-Tech LaboratoriesAdd this item to your cart:
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Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.
For use in horses for correction of conditions associated with low circulating thyroid hormone hypothyroidism.
The suggested initial dosage is 0.5 to 3.0 mg levothyroxine sodium T-4 per 100 pounds of body weight 1 to 6 mg per 100 kg once per day or in divided doses. Response to the administration of Pala-Tech&trade Equine Thyroid Supplement Levothyroxine Sodium, USP should be evaluated clinically until an adequate maintenance dose is established. In most horses, this is usually in the range of 6 to 36 mg total daily dose of T-4. Serum T-3 and T-4 values can vary greatly among individual horses on thyroid supplementation. Dosages should be individualized and animals should be monitored daily for clinical signs of hyperthyroidism or hypersensitivity.
A 5.5 gram scoop is enclosed in the container. Measure out the prescribed dose and administer by mixing the daily dose in the concentrate or by top dressing on grain, preferably rolled or ground.
Levothyroxine Sodium, USP 0.22% 1.0 gram per 454 grams of product
Sweet Apple & Molasses Flavoring, Propylene Glycol, Soybean Oil, Sucrose, Whey. One level scoop approx. 5.5 grams delivers approximately 12 mg of T4 Levothyroxine Sodium, USP.
Administer with caution to animals with clinically significant heart disease, hypertension or other complications for which a sharply increased metabolic rate might prove hazardous. Use in pregnant mares has not been evaluated. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN Store at room temperature 15°C-30°C 59°F-86°F and protect from light. Avoid excessive heat. Manufactured for: Pala-Tech&trade Laboratories, Inc. The Science of Palatability&trade www.PALATECH.com ©2011 Pala-Tech&trade Laboratories, Inc. Made in the U.S.A.