Prascend (Pergolide) Tablet 1mg Box of 160 Tablets
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Prascend (Pergolide) Tablet 1mg Box of 160 Tablets

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Prascend (Pergolide) Tablets contain the drug Pergolide Mesylate for the control of clinical signs associated with Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction (Equine Cushing’s Disease) in horses. Each Prascend Tablet contains 1 mg Pergolide USP in the form of Pergolide Mesylate (1.305mg). Prascend requires a prescription from your veterinarian.

Regular price $349.95 USD
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SKU: Prascend160
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by Boehringer Ingelheim

  • PRASCEND is the first and only medicine available in the US that is fully approved by the FDA to treat pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (more commonly called PPID or equine Cushing's disease) in horses.
  • As part of the FDA approval process, PRASCEND was rigorously tested to prove its safety and effectiveness in reducing signs of PPID in horses.

Why Prascend?

  • When you treat your horse with PRASCEND under guidance from your veterinarian, you can rest assured that you're giving your equine friend a medicine that is tested and trusted to work safely and consistently.
  • Study results really mean that you can feel confident giving your horse PRASCEND to control signs of PPID!
  • It may help get your horse back to his healthy, happy self again.

Easy to use

  • Conveniently packaged, scored PRASCEND tablets have a validated shelf life and remain at a consistent, effective strength through their noted expiration dates.
  • Tablets are easy to administer.
  • PRASCEND delivers the reassurance of FDA approval and consistency in dosing.
  • For a small investment per day, get horses back to their old selves again by giving a proven safe, stable, and effective tablet that’s easy to include in their normal feeding routine.

Human Warnings
Not for use in humans. Pregnant or lactating women should wear gloves when administering this product. It has been reported that pergolide tablets may cause eye irritation, an irritating smell, or headache when Prascend Tablets are split or crushed. Prascend Tablets should not be crushed due to the potential for increased human exposure and care should be taken to minimize exposure when splitting tablets. Consult a physician in case of accidental ingestion by humans.

References:
  1. PRASCEND® (pergolide mesylate) [package insert]. St. Joseph, MO: Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.; 2011.
  2. PRASCEND® (pergolide mesylate) [Freedom of Information Summary]. St Joseph, MO: Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.; 2011.

FAQ

Is Prascend dosed in Pergolide base or Pergolide Mesylate?

Each Prascend Tablet contains 1 mg Pergolide USP (often called Pergolide base) in the form of Pergolide Mesylate (1.305mg).

Does Prascend require a prescription?

Yes.

Are there alternative treatments for my PPID horse?

Yes, compounded Pergolide Mesylate capsules, powder, and liquid suspension are available. You may also want to disguss with your vet if other treatment options such a Cabergoline Injection, Cyproheptadine, or Trilostane are a good option for your horse.

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