adequan canine info
To be Used in:
Adequan Canine works:
It is administered two times a week for four weeks,
the drug is injected intramuscularly to ensure it reaches the critical parts of the joint.It goes to work in the joint in about two hours and stays in the joint for about three days.
With Adequan® Canine you should see signs of improvement within four weeks. Your dog may begin to act like the playful, active dog you remember.
Drooling may be observed for a short period of time immediately following product application.
Consult a veterinarian before using on medication.
Adequan (Manufactured by Luitpold)
Polysulfated Glycosaminoglycan (PSGAG) Solution
What is Adequan Canine:
Because Adequan® (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan) is a prescription, water-based, intramuscular, polysulfated glycosaminoglycan (PSGAG)
that helps prevent the cartilage in your dog’s joint from wearing away. It helps keep the cartilage healthy and intact, so that the bone in the joint cannot touch other bones.
No other drug for arthritis can do that.
What should I discuss with my veterinarian about Adequan:
Call your veterinarian about any other medication you may want to give to your dog. Keep your dog hydrated,
Side Effects of adequan canine
Possible side effects (pain at injection site, vomiting, diarrhea, depression and abnormal bleeding) were mild,
transient and self-limiting. Safety studies of PSGAG in breeding, pregnant or lactating dogs have not been conducted.
To order Adequan® Canine, please contact your Novartis Animal Health
Adequan contains water, as well as 100mg of Polysulfated Glycosaminoglycan and 0.9% v/v of benzyl alcohol for every ml. Water, sodium hydroxide, and hydrochloric acid may also be used as ingredients.