Adequan Canine Injectable for Dogs (100 mg/mL, 5-mL), Pack of 2
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Adequan Canine (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan) is the only FDA-approved injectable, disease-modifying osteoarthritis drug (DMOAD) that inhibits cartilage loss in the dog's joint, and may help to: restore join lubrication, relieve inflammation and renew the building blocks of healthy cartilage. It's recommended for intramuscular injection for the control of signs associated with non-infectious degenerative and/or traumatic arthritis of canine synovial joints.
Why use Adequan Canine Injectable for Dogs?
Adequan is good for post-surgery treatment and improves mobility in just a short period of time. Adequan also helps control the signs of degenerative joint disease and traumatic joint arthritis in dogs.
How to use Adequan Canine Injectable for Dogs?
The recommended dose of Adequan® Canine is 2 mg/lb body weight (.02 mL/lb, or 1 mL per 50 lb) by intramuscular injection only, twice weekly for up to 4 weeks (maximum of 8 injections). Do not exceed the recommended dose or therapeutic regimen.
Do not mix Adequan® Canine with other drugs or solvents.
How does Adequan Canine Injectable for Dogs work?
Adequan Canine increases the thickness of joint (synovial) fluid, reduces inflammation, helps produce healthy joint fluid and increases the production of cartilage.
How is Adequan Canine Injectable for Dogs sold?
This product is sold as a pack of two 100 mg/ml 5 ml vials.
What special precautions are there when using Adequan Canine Injectable for Dogs?
Do not use in dogs showing hypersensitivity to PSGAG, a synthetic heparinoid. Do not use in dogs with known or suspected bleeding disorders. Use with caution in dogs with renal or hepatic impairment.
What are the side effects of Adequan Canine Injectable for Dogs?
Adequan canine side effects included transient pain at the injection site (1 incident), transient diarrhea (1 incident each in 2 dogs), and abnormal bleeding (1 incident). These effects were mild and self-limiting and did not require interruption of therapy.
What to do in case of overdose?
Contact your nearest emergency animal hospital
How can you store Adequan Canine Injectable for Dogs?
Store vials at controlled room temperature up to 25°C (77°F)