Adequan Equine is an intramuscular injection used to treat lameness in the carpal and hock joints caused by non-infectious degenerative joint disorders, traumatic joint injuries, and joint dysfunction.
Who is Adequan Equine I.M., 100mg/ml 50ml Vial for?
Why use Adequan Equine I.M., 100mg/ml 50ml Vial?
This injectable medicine can be used to help horses with arthritis and can also be administered after surgery. It aids in the treatment of non-infectious types of arthritis caused by degeneration or damage. It has been shown to help with osteoarthritis symptoms.
How does Adequan Equine I.M., 100mg/ml 50ml Vial work?
Adequan is an arthritis supplement that helps to enhance the composition and health of joint fluid. The inflammatory response is reduced and cartilage formation is improved with healthier synovial fluid.
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How is Adequan Equine I.M., 100mg/ml 50ml Vial sold?
Package contains one 50ml Vial.
What are the side effects of Adequan Equine I.M., 100mg/ml 50ml Vial?
There are no currently known side effects from this product.
What special precautions are there?
Guarantee that all 7 dosages are administered to ensure total potency and effectiveness in the preservation of cartilage and the restoration of catalyzing joints. The safety of using it in breeding animals has not been established. Not for use in horses that will be slaughtered for food. Only for animal use. Keep out of the reach of children. The use of this product on the direction of or by a licensed veterinarian is prohibited under federal law.
If overdose occurs, please contact your local pet hospital or emergency pet clinic immediately.
How can I store Adequan Equine I.M., 100mg/ml 50ml Vial?
Keep this product at a temperature between 64° and 77° Fahrenheit (18° and 25° Celsius). Unused product should be discarded. Keep in a cool and dry location.
For maximum efficacy and potency, ensure that the horse consumes the full course of treatment (7 doses).
Do not administer in conjunction with any other drug or solvent. Clean the injection site thoroughly before administering. Inject an intramuscular dose of 500 mg every 4 days for 28 days.
Each 5 milliliters of Adequan® i.m. contains: 100 mg of Polysulfated Glycosaminoglycan and Water for Injection q.s. Sodium Hydroxide and/or Hydrochloric Acid added when necessary to adjust pH. Sodium Chloride may be added to adjust tonicity.