Adequan Equine I.M. is used to treat degenerative joint dysfunction, carpal lameness, hock joint problems, and non-infectious trauma arthritis in horses. It is a polysulfated glycosaminoglycan-containing intramuscular injection for horses.
Who is Adequan Equine I.M. for Horses 500mg/5ml 7 x 5ml Vials for?
Why use Adequan Equine I.M. for Horses 500mg/5ml 7 x 5ml Vials?
Adequan is used to treat both degenerative and non-infectious traumatic arthritis. It is an injectable medicine that is beneficial for horses recovering from surgery.
How does Adequan Equine I.M. for Horses 500mg/5ml 7 x 5ml Vials work?
The addition of this solution to the joint system promotes synovial fluid thickness and production, along with cartilage development and inflammation reduction.
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How is Adequan Equine I.M. for Horses 500mg/5ml 7 x 5ml Vials sold?
500 mg/5 mL solution in 7 x 5 ml vials
What are the side effects of Adequan Equine I.M. for Horses 500mg/5ml 7 x 5ml Vials?
No side effects have been associated with the use of this product. However, no studies have taken place to determine safe administration for breeding horses.
What special precautions are there?
This product is only available with a valid prescription from a licensed veterinarian. Take care to employ proper administration and dosing methods. Do not use in animals intended for food slaughter. Not proven safe for administration to breeding horses. Keep away from children.
If overdose occurs, please contact your local pet hospital or emergency pet clinic immediately.
How can I store Adequan Equine I.M. for Horses 500mg/5ml 7 x 5ml Vials?
Store at a temperature from 64° to 77° Fahrenheit (18° to 25° Celsius).
Make sure your horse gets all seven doses advised by your veterinarian to get the most benefit from promoting joint healing processes and preventing cartilage degradation.
Do not ever combine this product with another solvent or drug. Administer by first cleaning the intended injection site, then injecting an intramuscular dose using aseptic technique. Repeat every 4 days for 28 days total. Every dose is 500 mg. This therapy course delivers 7 doses.
Each 5 milliliters of Adequan contains: 500 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.