Adequan Equine reduces inflammation and the symptoms of arthritis in horses by promoting healthy cartilage and increasing synovial joint fluid.Add this item to your cart:
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Dosage and Administration:
It is important to follow your Veterinarian's prescription instructions.
The recommended dose of Adequan® I.M. in horses is 500 mg every 4 days for 28 days intramuscularly.
The injection site must be thoroughly cleansed prior to injection.
Do not mix Adequan® I.M. with other drugs or solvents.
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.
Do not give this medication to breeding, pregnant, or lactating animals.
Use with caution in animals with kidney or liver disease, or bleeding disorders.
Possible Side Effects:
Few side effects are seen following Intramuscular injection. Stop giving Adequan and seek emergency veterinary medical attention if an allergic reaction facial swelling, hives, scratching, sudden onset of diarrhea, vomiting, shock, seizures, pale gums, cold limbs, or coma should occur. Bleeding from the nose, blood in the feces, or dark and tarry stools may indicate a decreased ability of blood to clot. Contact your veterinarian if you notice these symptoms. Other side effects may also occur. Talk to your veterinarian about any side effects that seem unusual or bothersome to the animal.