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2014 PROFILES

scarlett
scarlett

Horse’s Age (at diagnosis): 22

Horse’s Current Age: 24

Breed: Other

Clinical signs prior to PPID diagnosis:

  • Decreased athletic behavior and/or lethargy
  • Delayed shedding/Decreased shedding
  • Pot belly/Weight gain
  • Cresty neck/Fat pads around tail head/Swollen sheath
  • Abnormal sweating
  • Loss of muscle mass

Change noticed: Longer than 90 days

What changes were noticed: Normal shedding; normal summer coat; normal sweating. Before Prascend® (pergolide tablets), Scarlett would be so sweaty after a 30-minute lesson, it would take four to six cooler changes to dry her off — even in winter in Ohio! Scarlett has lost her big belly and gained improved energy.

Important Safety Information: PRASCEND is for use in horses only. Treatment with PRASCEND may cause loss of appetite. Most cases are mild. Weight loss, lethargy and behavioral changes also may be observed. If severe, a temporary reduction of dose may be necessary. PRASCEND has not been evaluated in breeding, pregnant, or lactating horses and may interfere with reproductive hormones in these horses. PRASCEND Tablets should not be crushed due to potential for increased human exposure.