Cosequin Regular Strength (132 Caps) for Dogs is a nutritional supplement that helps dogs maintain healthy joints. It has been rated the number one veterinarian-recommended joint health supplement brand. Cosequin's active ingredients include glucosamine and chondroitin, and it can have a positive impact on joint health, while avoiding the side effects that can sometimes accompany prescription drugs.
Glucosamine hydrochloride (derived from shellfish), sodium chondroitin
sulfate (derived from bovine cartilage), gelatin, manganese ascorbate, water, mixed
glycosaminoglycans, magnesium stearate, and sodium lauryl sulfate.
Guaranteed Analysis: (Contained in each Capsule)
Glucosamine HCL min.
Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate min.
Manganese (Ascorbate) min.
It is therefore important to keep the animal at the initial amount for at least 6 weeks before deciding to discontinue the use of Cosequin. If there is gradual improvement and Cosequin is discontinued, a regression of clinical status can occur.
Initial Administration (6 weeks)
Cats and Small Dogs
Under 10 lbs: 1/2 to 1 capsule daily.
10-24 lbs: 2 capsules daily (12 hours apart)
Maintenance Administration (After first 6-week period)
Cats and dogs under 10 lbs. can often have their dosage reduced to 1/2 capsule daily or 1 capsule every other day.
10 to 24 lbs. can often have their dosage reduced to 1 capsule daily.