Equine Thyroid Supplement

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Equine Thyroid Supplement

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Pala-Tech

(Levothyroxine Sodium, USP)

100% PALATABILITY ACCEPTANCE

For Use in Horses Only

Equine Thyroid Supplement Caution

Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.

Equine Thyroid Supplement Indications

For use in horses for correction of conditions associated with low circulating thyroid hormone (hypothyroidism).

Dosage: 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™ 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.

Administration: 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.

Active Ingredients

Levothyroxine Sodium, USP

0.22%

(1.0 gram per 454 grams of product)

Inactive Ingredients

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).

Precaution: 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™ Laboratories, Inc.

The Science of Palatability™

www.PALATECH.com

©2011 Pala-Tech™ Laboratories, Inc.

Made in the U.S.A.

Net Weight:

 

454 grams (1 pound)

400001

4,540 grams (10 pounds)

400010

NAC No.: 10680071

PALA-TECH™ LABORATORIES, INC.
20633 KAFTAN COURT, LAKEVILLE, MN, 55044
Telephone:   952-985-0746
Toll-Free:   1-888-337-2446
Customer Service:   1-877-402-2357
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Website:   www.palatech.com
Email:   info@palatech.com
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the Equine Thyroid Supplement information published above. However, it remains the responsibility of the readers to familiarize themselves with the product information contained on the US product label or package insert.

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