Cosequin (Canada)This page contains information on Cosequin for veterinary use.
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- Cosequin Indications
- Warnings and cautions for Cosequin
- Direction and dosage information for Cosequin
CosequinThis treatment applies to the following species:
ORIGINAL RESEARCHED BRAND
Sprinkle Capsules for Small Animals
#1 Veterinarian Recommended Brand▼
Guaranteed Analysis-each Capsule Contains
Glucosamine Hydrochloride minimum
250 mg *
Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate minimum
200 mg *▲
IngredientsGlucosamine hydrochloride (derived from shellfish), sodium chondroitin sulfate (derived from bovine cartilage), gelatin, manganese ascorbate, water, mixed glycosaminoglycans, magnesium stearate, and sodium lauryl sulfate.
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog and Cat Food Nutrient Profiles.
Cosequin® contains FCHG49® Glucosamine Hydrochloride and TRH122® Low Molecular Weight Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate, Nutramax Laboratories® exclusive veterinary researched specifications.
▲ Reported on a hydrous basis.
♦ From manganese ascorbate.
Store in a cool, dry area out of direct sunlight. Keep lid tightly secured to ensure freshness. Keep out of reach of children.
This bottle contains (1) non-toxic desiccant to help preserve freshness and ensure the shelf life of the product.
Administration As A Supplement For Dogs And Cats
Dogs And Cats
Under 10 lbs. - 1/2 - 1 capsule daily
10-24 lbs. - 2 capsules daily (1 in the morning & 1 in the evening)
Cosequin®DS (double strength) is recommended for larger dogs (over 25 lbs.). Cosequin is available in flavored sprinkle capsules for cats.
The recommended initial administration period is four to six weeks. Your pet may respond in a shorter period of time. At this time you can decrease the number of Cosequin capsules to a level that maintains your pet’s comfort. The capsules can be pulled apart and the contents sprinkled on the pet’s food. Wet or moist food is preferred to ensure that the pet gets the entire amount.
▼Source: Surveys conducted in October 2001 March 2004 and February 2007 of small animal veterinarians who recommended oral joint health supplements.
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