Prascend® uses pergolide to reduce symptoms and signs of Cushing's disease, otherwise known as pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction.
What is Prascend Tablets 1 mg?
Prascend Tablets effectively reduce the signs and symptoms of cushings disease in horses (Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction).
Who is Prascend Tablets 1 mg for?
For use in horses.
Why use Prascend Tablets 1 mg?
Prascend® is the first and only FDA-approved medication available in the United States for treating pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (Cushing's syndrome). It works to reduce signs like abnormal hair coats and unusual fat deposits.
How does Prascend Tablets 1 mg work?
Prascend® is a potent dopamine receptor antagonist. It is a synthetic ergot derivative and it is orally-administered to horses.
How is Prascend Tablets 1 mg sold?
60 Tablets 120 Tablets
What are the side effects of Prascend Tablets 1 mg?
In certain horses, the following side effects are possible:
- Changes in behavior
- Musculoskeletal pain
- Skin abscesses
- Tooth disorders
- Heart murmur
- Unusual weight loss
- Loose stools/diarrhea
- Decrease in appetite
What special precautions are there?
Prascend® should never be crushed. Risks are present with exposure to humans. Alternatively, dissolve the tablets in water, then use a syringe to administer into the mouth of the horse, use it as a top dress on the feed, or place an undissolved tablet in a treat (such as an apple) and feed it to the horse.
What to do if overdose?
Contact your closest emergency pet hospital.
How can I store Prascend Tablets 1 mg?
Do not allow temperature to exceed 77°F (25°C)