BHA publish Notice for Updated Detection Time – Omeprazole

The BHA have updated Detection Time for omeprazole it being reduced from 72 hours to 48 hours.

Substance Preparation Dose Route of Administration (no of horses) Detection Time (hours)
Omeprazole Gastrogard ®37% oral Paste Merial 1mg/kg for 28 days, once daily Oral (* see note) ≤48

* Calculated from several studies involving differing numbers of horses.

Decrease in Detection Time from previously published level. New Detection Time applicable from 01 February 2019.

The BHA Published Detection Times have been updated to reflect this change and are available in the Downloads area.