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Altren (Altrenogest) Solution for Horses

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Description

Altren (Altrenogest) is use to control estrus in mares to maximize breeding efficiency. Altren can help reduce moodiness and temperament changes due to estrus. May also be used to keep your mare out of heat. Provides safe, effective suppression of estrus in mares — 95% effective after 3 days of treatment.

Uses

For suppression of estrus in mares.

Possible Side Effects

Altren (altrenogest) Solution is contraindicated for use in mares having a previous or current history of uterine inflammation (i.e., acute, subacute, or chronic endometritis). Natural or synthetic gestagen therapy may exacerbate existing low-grade or “smoldering” uterine inflammation into a fulminating uterine infection in some instances.

Drug & Food Interactions

Talk to your veterinarian about any other drugs your pet is taking before starting this medication.

Precautions

For oral use in horses only. Altren (altrenogest) Solution 0.22% is readily absorbed by the skin. Skin contact must be avoided; protective gloves must be worn when handling this product. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children. Do not use in horses intended for human consumption.

  1. Prescribing Information

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  • Item Number
    176625
  • Generic Name
    Altrenogest
  • Common Brand Name(s)
    Altren, Regu-Mate
  • For Use With
    Horses
  • Administration Form
    Oral
  • Product Form
    Solution
  • Health Condition
    Estrus Postponement
  • Drug Type
    Hormone
Ingredients
Ingredients

Active Ingredients: Altrenogest 2.2 mg.

Instructions
Recommended Dosage

Administer solution orally at the rate of 1 mL per 110 pounds of body weight (0.044 mg/kg).

Storage Instructions

Store at or below 77° F. Reclose tightly.

FAQ

Why Altren?

Altren can help reduce moodiness and temperament changes due to estrus. You can also keep your mare out of heat for all your major events.

How effective is Altren?

Provides safe effective suppression of estrus in mares - 95% effective after 3 days of treatment.

How is this medication given?

Available in 1000 mL and 150 mL bottles along with a dispensing cap. Administer orally with dose syringe or by placing directly on feed.

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