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Cosequin RS Capsules (Canada)

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Cosequin RS Capsules

This treatment applies to the following species:
Company: Nutramax

Joint Health Supplement

#1 Veterinarian Recommended Brand®

Guaranteed Analysis-Each Capsule Contains

Manganese minimum

2 mg

Glucosamine** minimum

250 mg*

Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate minimum

200 mg*

*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog and Cat Food Nutrient Profiles.

Ingredients: Glucosamine hydrochloride (derived from shellfish), sodium chondroitin sulfate (derived from bovine cartilage), gelatin, manganese ascorbate, water, and magnesium stearate.

Cosequin® contains FCHG49® Glucosamine and TRH122® Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate, proprietary veterinary researched specifications.

**Reported as Glucosamine hydrochloride.

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 may contain a non-toxic desiccant.

Source: Among retail brands. Survey conducted in February 2014 of small animal veterinarians who recommended oral joint health supplements.

Recommendation 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 period is four to six weeks; however, some pets may respond sooner. 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.

For additional information, visit

nutramax LABORATORIES, VETERINARY SCIENCES, INC., 946 Quality Drive, Lancaster, SC 29720


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132 Sprinkle Capsules for Small Animals


CPN: 1307009.3

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