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PRODUCT INFO;

Cosequin DS Capsules is a nutritional supplement that helps dogs maintain healthy joints. It has been rated the number one veterinarian-recommended joint health supplement brand. Cosequin's active ingredients include glucosamine and chondroitin, and it can have a positive impact on joint health, while avoiding the side effects that can sometimes accompany prescription drugs. Cosequin contains glucosamine, which is a natural compound that is found in healthy cartilage in both humans and pets. It helps hydrate healthy joints by increasing the production of molecules that bind and hold water in the cartilage. Healthy cartilage provides cushioning which helps protect a pet's joints while exercising. Many believe that it provides clinical benefit in the synovial fluid by strengthening cartilage and aiding glycosaminoglycan synthesis. Further research on the effectiveness of glucosamine is still needed, but many of our customers find it to be very beneficial to their pets. The glucosamine is used in conjunction with sodium chondroitin sulfate, an important structural component of cartilage that provides much of its resistance to compression.

What is this product used for: Cosequin is a nutritional supplement to help dogs maintain healthy joints. Cosequin is an exclusive formula to support and maintain the health of the pet's joints.

More Information:

Brand Name
Cosequin (Nutramax)

Active Ingredient(s):
Cosequin for Dogs Capsules: Glucosamine (250mg), Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate (200mg), Manganese (as ascorbate 2mg).
Cosequin DS Capsules for Dogs; Glucosamine (500mg), Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate (400mg), Manganese (as ascorate 5mg).
Cosequin DS Chewables for Dogs; Glucosamine (500mg), Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate (400mg), Manganese (as ascorbate 5mg).

DIRECTIONS:

The usual starting dose, for the first 6 weeks, for dogs 10-24 lbs is 1 capsule daily. After 6 weeks the dose can be reduced to 1 capsule every other day. The usual dose for dogs 25-49 lbs is 1 capsule twice a day. After 6 weeks, the dose can be reduced to 1 capsule once a day. The usual dose for dogs 50-100 lbs is 2 capsules in the morning and 1 capsule in the evening. After 6 weeks the dose can be reduced to 1 or 2 capsules daily. The usual dose for dogs over 100 lbs is 2 capsules twice a day, After 6 weeks the dose can be reduced to 1 capsule twice a day.

SIDE EFFECTS:

Side effects are rare but may include diarrhea.

CAUTION(S):

This product is not intended to be used in place of other treatments in the presence of an infection or if surgery is needed. Glucosamine, in humans, may increase insulin resistance and consequently affect glucose tolerance. Diabetic dogs or dogs that are overweight and have problems with glucose tolerance should have their blood sugars monitored if they are given glucosamine supplements. Store the container in a cool, dry area out of direct sunlight. Keep the lid tightly closed. Keep out of the reach of children.

Directions:

Cosequin DS chewable tablets and Cosequin DS Capsules are for dogs only.
Cosequin DS Capsules and Cosequin Capsules for Small Animals may be opened and the contents sprinkled on the pet's food.
Tip: Diabetic dogs should have their blood glucose monitored when taking glucosamine supplements.
Dosage:
Pet Weight Dosage
Dogs: Initial dose (Cosequin Capsules) Under 10 lbs Give 1/2 to 1 capsule daily
10-24 lbs Give 1 capsule in the morning and 1 capsule in the evening
Dogs – Maintenance dose (Cosequin Capsules after 4-6 weeks) Under 10 lbs Give 1/2 to 1 capsule every other day
10-24 lbs Give 1 capsule daily
Dogs – Initial dose (Cosequin DS Chewables/Cosequin DS Capsules) Under 10 lbs Give 1/2 tablet/capsule daily
10-24 lbs Give 1/2 tablet/capsule in the morning and 1/2 tablet/capsule in the evening
25-49 lbs Give 1 tablet/capsule in the morning and 1 tablet in the evening
50-100 lbs Give 2 tablets/capsules in the morning and 1 tablet in the evening
Over 100 lbs Give 2 tablets/capsules in the morning and 2 tablets in the evening
Dogs – maintenance (Cosequin DS Chewables/Cosequin DS Capsules after 6 weeks) Under 10 lbs Give 1/2 to 1 tablet/capsule every other day
10-24 lbs Give 1/2 tablet/capsule daily
25-49 lbs Give 1 tablet/capsule daily
50-100 lbs Give 1 -2 tablets/capsules daily
Over 100 lbs Give 1 tablet/capsule in the morning and 1 tablet/capsule in the evening
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Storage: Should be stored at room temperature.

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