Adequan® Canine is an injectable medication that works to reduce inflammation and increases the thickness of joint (synovial) fluid. It is commonly used to treat symptoms associated with non-infectious degenerative or traumatic arthritis and following surgical procedures involving a joint.
polysulfated glycosaminoglycan (PSGAG)
Possible side effects were mild and included pain at injection site and diarrhea. If you notice anything unusual, contact your veterinarian.
Adequan® Canine is an injectable arthritis care for dogs supports the joint repair process, helps control the signs of degenerative joint disease, good for post-surgery treatment, starts to work within hours.
Adequan® Canine is given by intramuscular injection. Administer as directed by your veterinarian. Syringes and needles need to be purchased separately for administration.
Adequan® Canine should not be used in dogs showing hypersensitivity to PSGAG or in dogs with known or suspected bleeding disorders. It should be used with caution in dogs with renal or hepatic impairment. Safety studies in breeding, lactating, or pregnant dogs have not been conducted.
Quite often your veterinarian may prescribe two different medications, even if a drug interaction may occur. In this case, your veterinarian may vary the dose and/or monitor your pet more closely.
Allergic reactions to medications may occur. Be sure to inform Vetsource and your veterinarian if your pet has any known drug sensitivities or allergies. If your pet displays symptoms of an allergic reaction, call your veterinarian immediately or go to a veterinary emergency clinic. Symptoms may include but are not limited to: swollen lips, tongue, face, airways; difficulty breathing; agitation; profuse salivation; vomiting; widespread hives and itching.