About Adequan Canine
Arthritis is a common and incredibly frustrating disease for aging dogs. Adequan Canine is used to provide relief by controlling symptoms associated with degenerative or traumatic arthritis. This drug must be injected intramuscularly to ensure it reaches the critical parts of the joint. Once administered, it goes to work in about two hours, and for roughly three days, Adequan Canine will reduce inflammation and increasing the thickness of joint fluid.
Adequan Canine helps maintain cartilage density and ensure that joints are healthy. If your dog is suffering from joint pain due to arthritis, administering this medicine should result in signs of improvement within four weeks.
Each mL contains: 100 mg PSGAG, 0.9% v/v benzyl alcohol as a preservative and Water for Injection q.s. to 1 ML. Sodium hydroxide and/or hydrochloric acid added when necessary to adjust pH.
Side Effects and Warnings
Side effects rarely occur following an intramuscular injection, but stop use and alert your veterinarian if you sense your dog is having an allergic reaction to the medicine (symptoms include facial swelling, intense scratching, bleeding from the nose, blood in stools and more).
Adequan Canine should be administered two times a week for four weeks. This medicine 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. You should see signs of improvement within four weeks.