Adequan Canine Pet Medication
- Availability: Prescription
- Active Ingredient(s):
- What is Adequan Canine used for?
Adequan Canine is recommended for intramuscular injection for the control of signs associated with non-infectious degenerative and/or traumatic arthritis of canine synovial joints.
- How Adequan Canine should be used?
Adequan Canine is FDA approved for use in veterinary medicine. The usual dose in dogs is 2mg/ lb by intramuscular injection only, twice a week for up to 4 weeks. Do not exceed the recommended dose or therapeutic regimen. Do not mix Adequan Canine with other drugs or solvents.
- What are the side effects?
Side effects that may occur include transient pain at the site of the injection, transient diarrhea, and abnormal bleeding.
- What special precautions are there?
This medication should not be used in dogs allergic to it. Do not use in dogs with known or suspected bleeding disorders. Studies to establish the safety of Adequan Canine in breeding, pregnant or lactating dogs have not been conducted. Use with caution in dogs with kidney or liver impairment.
- In the event of overdose?
Contact your veterinarian.
- How should I store Adequan Canine?
Store this medication at room temperature (64º and 77ºF). Throw away any medication that is outdated or no longer needed. Keep this medication out of the reach of children and pets.
Disclaimer: The information on this site is for educational purposes only and should NOT be considered veterinary advice. Any veterinary questions should be referred to your veterinarian. This information is NOT to be used for diagnosis or treatment of your pet. Please make your own inquiries with your veterinarian for the suitability of a product for your pet.