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Gut Health Formula (formerly Gastriplex®) - 180 Soft Chews Default Category Thorne Vet
Gut Health Formula (formerly Gastriplex®) - 180 Soft Chews Default Category Thorne Vet
Gut Health Formula (formerly Gastriplex®) - 180 Soft Chews Default Category Thorne Vet
Gut Health Formula (formerly Gastriplex®) - 180 Soft Chews Default Category Thorne Vet

    Gut Health Formula (formerly Gastriplex®) - 180 Soft Chews



    Thorne Gut Health Formula (formerly Gastriplex®)

    Comprehensive GI Tract Support

    Complete GI support for dogs, cats, and horses that suffer from digestive upset. Gut Health Formula supports the health of the whole GI tract in dogs, cats, and horses who suffer from poor digestion from food intolerance, indiscreet eating, poor quality pet foods, antibiotics, and stress.

    Gut Health Formula is also available in a powder, check it out here!


    Serving Size: 1 Soft Chew Amount/Serving
    N-Acetyl-D-Glucosamine 100 mg
    L-Glutamine 100 mg
    Slippery Elm (bark) (Ulmus rubra) 100 mg
    Deglycyrrhizinated Licorice (DGL) (root) (Glycyrrhiza spp.) 25 mg
    Bacillus Coagulans (15 billion CFUs) 25 mg
    Quercetin Phytosome (Sophora japonica concentrate (leaf)/ Phospholipid complex from Sunflower) 25 mg
    Saccharomyces boulardii 25 mg
    Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5) 12.5 mg
    L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt
    50 mcg
    Methylcobalamin (Vitamin B12) 50 mcg

    Other Ingredients (Soft Chew Matrix): Arabic gum, buffered white distilled vinegar, chick pea flour, chicory root, citric acid, coconut glycerin, coconut oil, guar gum, natural hickory smoke flavor, rosemary extract, sunflower lecithin, sunflower oil, tapioca starch. 

    Suggested Use

    Cats: 1 soft chew daily
    Dogs: 1 soft chew per 15 pounds body weight daily
    Horses: 12-20 soft chews daily

    Warnings: Keep out of the reach of children and animals. In case of accidental overdose, contact a health professional immediately. This product is not intended for human consumption. Safe use in pregnant animals or animals intended for breeding has not been proven.

    Consult with your veterinarian before using this product in animals with: clotting disorders; being treated with anticoagulant medications; with diabetes or any metabolic disorder causing hyperglycemia; with a history of urinary tract stones; with known allergies to shellfish. If animal’s condition worsens or does not improve, stop product administration and consult your veterinarian. Administer during or after the animal has eaten to reduce incidence of gastrointestinal upset. Caution with diabetes. Absorption with drugs taken simultaneously may be delayed. Not to be used with blood thinners. Potential drug interactions. Use cautiously in immunosuppressed animals, especially young animals. In case of accidental overdose, contact a veterinarian immediately. 

    More Info.

    Intolerance to various foods is common among dogs, cats, and horses. In some instances, the intolerance can be caused by problem foods, indiscreet eating (like from a garbage can), treatment with antibiotics, and stress. In other instances, however, the intolerance can result from a systemic issue the animal is having, in which case treating the cause of the intolerance is essential. An increase in the permeability of the animal’s gut that results in the absorption of larger protein fragments is often at the root of the problem. By decreasing gut permeability, which improves the overall integrity of the gut, the animal’s intolerance to foods can be greatly reduced. ThorneVET’s Gut Health Formula (formerly Gastriplex®) is an innovative and comprehensive intestinal support product that does two things: first, it combines amino acids and botanicals that provide mucosal support and gut integrity, and second, it combines probiotics and other nutrients that support the GI tract’s normal inflammatory response.

    The amino acid L-glutamine plays a key role in maintaining mucosal cell integrity and gut barrier function. L-Glutamine also enhances the gut’s immune function, in part by increasing the production of secretory immunoglobulin A, an antibody that promotes immune function. N-acetyl-D-glucosamine (NAG), helps maintain normal intestinal permeability because it enhances mucus production and is involved in the biosynthesis of glycosaminoglycans, the building blocks of the gut’s connective tissue. Saccharomyces boulardii is a probiotic yeast that helps to decrease intestinal permeability. Like L-glutamine, this beneficial yeast exerts its protective effect on the GI tract by increasing the production of secretory immunoglobulin A. Bacillus coagulans is a safe and effective probiotic that survives in stomach acid and produces lactic acid in the intestine. The probiotics in Gut Health Formula (formerly Gastriplex®) can be very effective in helping to maintain a healthy GI tract in an animal. The botanical, slippery elm, which has demulcent and emollient properties, provides soothing protection for the mucus membranes of the intestinal tract, and deglycyrrhizinated licorice supports a healthy intestinal lining by increasing blood flow and maintaining normal muscle relaxation. Quercetin is a potent flavonoid that has significant positive action in the intestinal tract. Gut Health Formula (formerly Gastriplex®) contains ThorneVET’s exclusive, well-absorbed form of quercetin: quercetin phytosome.

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