|Title||Efficacy of famotidine for the prevention of exercise-induced gastritis in racing Alaskan sled dogs. |
|Publication Type||Journal Article |
|Year of Publication||2007 |
|Authors||Williamson, KK, Willard, MD, McKenzie, EC, Royer, CM, Payton, ME, Davis, MS |
|Journal||Journal of veterinary internal medicine / American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine |
|Date Published||2007 Sep-Oct |
|Keywords||Pilot Projects |
Omeprazole reduces the severity of exercise-induced gastritis but not the prevalence of gastric lesions in sled dogs. The frequent feeding of sled dogs during competition likely results in decreased absorption of omeprazole and, thereby, decreased efficacy.