Prascend tablets are the only licensed daily treatment for Cushing's Disease (PPID), a common condition in older horses (10 years +).
Buy 60 Tablets for £62.99 (£1.05 per tablet)
Buy 160 Tablets for £166.40 (£1.04 per tablet)
Signs of Cushing's Disease in horses include a long, curly coat (hirsutism); increased drinking & urinating; depression; muscle wastage (pot belly) & sweating. Horses with Cushing's disease are also much more prone to laminitis (90% of Laminitis cases are due to hormonal imbalances- either Cushing's disease or Equine Metabolic Syndrome). In addition, as their immune systems are suppressed, they are more prone to infections, eg foot abcesses & parasitic infestations (worms).
The symptoms of Cushing's Disease are due to overproduction of steroid hormones, because of overactivity of the pituitary gland in the brain.
It is not possible to cure the condition, so Prascend is a lifelong treatment for it.
This product requires a prescription from your vet & will only be dispatched once we receive this prescription.
Legal Category- POM-V
Warnings & Contraindications- Do not use in horses with known hypersensitivity to pergolide mesylate or other ergot derivatives. Do not use in horses less than 2 years of age. A diagnosis of Cushing's should be confirmed with appropriate endocrinologic laboratory tests, as well as evaluating clinical signs.
Pregnancy & Lactation- Seek advice from your vet for use during pregnancy. Use during lactation is not recommended.
Passport Requirements- This medication cannot be used in horses intended for human consumption. Your vet must have signed Section 9 of your horse's passport (or Section 2 for passports issued after 1st January 2016).
For further product information please click on the link below. This will take you to the Veterinary medicines directorate (VMD) website where you can search for the product and see the most up to date Summary of product characteristics (SPC).
This item is a prescription medication and cannot be sent until a valid prescription is received.
We send all our prescription medication by a tracked courier service and dispatch only occurs on a Monday to Thursday.
Premium next day delivery is also available for this item but we must receive the order and prescription by 12 noon.
Once you have received a prescription from your vet, you can send it to us via:
Please include your order number on the prescription.
To make the process even easier, please feel free to download a copy of our prescription form, which your vet can complete and sign.
Remember to ask your vet for a repeat prescription if your horse is on long term medication - it will save you time and money.
For more information regarding prescription medication, please view our Prescription Information page.
It is a criminal
offence to tamper with a written prescription. eVetDrug has a zero tolerance
policy for altered or forged prescriptions. We verify the authenticy of all
prescriptions received with the vet who prescribed them. If we receive a
prescription that is invalid, forged or altered, we will immediately cancel the
whole order, de-activate the user account, report the misuse to the Veterinary
Medicine Directorate and charge a reporting fee of £50. A forged prescription
may result in prosecution.