Adequan Canine Rx
100mg/ml, 5mL, Box of 2

Adequan Canine Rx

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  • Usually ships the same weekday before 3pm CT with veterinary approval.

  • Requires veterinary authorization.

  • Your pet's veterinarian will provide directions for use.

What is Adequan Canine?

  • Adequan Canine is a prescription, injectable medication for dogs that controls the symptoms of non-infectious, degenerative arthritis or traumatic arthritis.
  • The active ingredient in Adequan Canine, polysulfated glycosaminoglycan, is a disease-modifying osteoarthritis drug (DMOAD) that works to inhibit joint cartilage deterioration. 

Why is Adequan Canine (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan) used for dogs?

  • Adequan Canine may slow the progression of arthritis, help restore joint lubrication and mobility, and promote healthy cartilage. 
  • Adequan may relieve arthritis symptoms in dogs, including inflammation, swelling, pain, stiffness, and lameness.

What else should I know about Adequan Canine?

  • Adequan is injected into the muscle. 
  • Follow your veterinarian's instructions.
  • Store at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F). Excursions permitted to 15° to 30°C (59° to 86°F). Avoid prolonged exposure to temperatures ≥ 40°C (104°F).
  • For dosing, needles and syringes without needle (to use with any needle) are sold separately. Consult your veterinarian for the appropriate sizes.

What problems could my dog have with Adequan Canine?

  • Side effects are rare. Speak with your veterinarian if you notice any unusual changes while using Adequan.

How do you use Adequan Canine?

  • Read and follow the prescription label carefully.
  • Give the exact amount prescribed and only as often as directed.
  • Adequately clean and disinfect the stopper prior to entry with a sterile needle and syringe.
  • Use only sterile needles, and use each needle only once.
  • The vial stopper may be punctured a maximum of 10 times.
  • Discard medication 28 days after opening a vial.

What is in Adequan Canine?

  • The drug in Adequan Canine is called polysulfated glycosaminoglycan (PSGAG).

Will I get what I see in the picture?

  • Adequan Canine is a brand name. You will receive the exact brand that you request.

Is it important for my dog or cat to finish all of the Adequan Canine?

  • Dogs may use Adequan Canine for different lengths of time. Please consult your veterinarian if you have any questions.