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Adequan

  • Uses for Adequan

    • Reducing inflammation and pain from degenerative joint disease
    • Stimulating production of synovial fluid and components of cartilage
    • Disease-modifying osteoarthritis drug
    • Formulas for intramuscular or intra-articular injection in horses and intramuscular injection in dogs


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  • Conditions Treated

    • For dogs or horses suffering from non-infectious degenerative joint disease
    • Additional complications that require intramuscular administration
    • Traumatic Joint dysfunction and associated lameness

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  • Dosing

    • Inject 2 mg per lb of Adequan Canine intramuscularly twice a week for up to 4 weeks for dogs
    • Inject 500 mg of Adequan Equine intramuscularly every 4 days for a 28-day period for horses
    • For Adequan Equine Intra-Articular, administer 250 mg (1 phial) intra-articularly to horse once per week for five weeks

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  • Administration

    • Do not administer to breeding, pregnant, or lactating animals- caution is advised for use in animals with liver or kidney disease, or coagulation and blood clotting disorders
    • Thoroughly cleanse injection site prior to administration
    • Do not mix Adequan with other drugs or solvents
    • Consult your veterinarian or your pet's prescription for further information

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  • Side Effects

    • If allergic reaction (hives, scratching, facial swelling, vomiting, sudden onset of diarrhea, shock, seizures, cold limbs, pale gums, or coma) occur- stop administering Adequan immediately and seek emergency veterinary medical attention
    • If nose bleeds, bloody feces, or dark stool occur- contact your veterinarian
    • Consult veterinarian if other side effects occur


    Please Note: EntirelyPets.com does not carry Adequan. The content on this page is for information and education purposes only. Consult with your Veterinarian for more information on Adequan.



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