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Helps maintain healthy joints, recommended for geriatric, and working & sporting breed dogs
 
  • Ideal for dogs of all weights
  • Supports joint & connective tissue health
  • Beneficial for dogs recovering from orthopedic surgery
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    Glyco-Flex III


     
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    What is Glyco-Flex III?

    Glyco-Flex III is a nutritional supplement (stage III of the comprehensive Glyco-Flex program for dogs), containing glucosamine as well as Perna Canaliculus (green lipped mussel - which is a good source of protein, minerals, and chondroitin sulfates), and MSM. It is used for maintaining healthy joints, and is recommended for geriatric, and working and sporting breed dogs, as well as a follow-up to orthopedic surgery. Made in the USA. Glyco-Flex III is also available as Glyco-Flex III Soft Chews.
     
    For: Dogs
     
    Benefits:
    Ideal for dogs of all weights
    Supports joint and connective tissue health
    Also beneficial in helping dogs recover from orthopedic surgery
    Natural imitation roast chicken flavor

    Glyco-Flex III '

    How it works:
    The active ingredients include glucosamine, Perna Canaliculus (green lipped mussel), and MSM. Glucosamine is a natural compound that is found in healthy cartilage in both humans and pets. It helps hydrate healthy joints by increasing the production of molecules that bind and hold water in the cartilage. Healthy cartilage provides cushioning which helps protect a pet's joints while exercising. Many believe that it provides clinical benefit in the synovial fluid by strengthening cartilage and aiding glycosaminoglycan synthesis. Further research on the effectiveness of glucosamine is still needed, but many of our customers find it to be very beneficial to their pets.

    Cautions:
    Diabetic dogs or dogs that are overweight and have problems with glucose tolerance should have their blood sugars monitored if they are given glucosamine supplements.


    More Information:
    Brand Name
    Glyco-Flex III (Vetri-Science)

    Active Ingredient(s):  

    Glyco-Flex III Per tablet: Glucosamine HCl (1000mg), Methysulfonylmethane (1000mg), Brewers Yeast (810mg), Perna canaliculus (Green-Lipped Mussel) (600mg), Dicalcium Phosphate (262mg), Stearic Acid (190mg), Cellulose (190mg), N,N Dimethylglycine HCl (100mg), Manganese Amino Acid Chelate (100mg), Smoke Flavor (57mg), Vitamin E (50 IU), Calcium Ascorbate (30mg), Silicon Dioxide (21mg), Grape Seed Extract (5mg), L-Glutathione (2mg), Selenium (0.002mg).

    What is this product used for:  

    Glyco-Flex III tablets are a nutritional supplement used for maintaining healthy joints. This product represents stage III of the comprehensive Glyco-Flex program for dogs. Glyco-Flex III is recommended for geriatric, and working and sporting breed dogs, as well as a follow up to orthopedic surgery.

    Availability: Glyco-Flex III tablets are non-prescription (OTC) products.

    How this product should be used:

    The usual dose of Glyco-Flex III tablets for the first 4-6 weeks in dogs up to 30 lbs is 1/2 tablet. For dogs 31-60 lbs use 1 tablet, for dogs 61-100 lbs use 2 tablets and for dogs over 100 lbs use 2 1/2 tablets. The maintenance dose for dogs up to 30 lbs is 1/2 tablet every other day, for dogs 31-60 lbs is 1/2 tablet, for dogs 61-100 lbs is 1 tablet, for dogs over 100 lbs is 1 1/2 tablets daily.

    What are the side effects: There are no reported side effects.

    What special precautions are there: These products are for animal use in dogs only. Glucosamine, in humans, may increase insulin resistance and consequently affect glucose tolerance. Diabetic dogs or dogs that are overweight and have problems with glucose tolerance should have their blood sugars monitored if they are given glucosamine supplements. 

    In the event of overdose: Contact a veterinarian or veterinary emergency room.

    How should I store this product: Store in a cool, dry, place. Keep out of the reach of children.

     

    Directions:
    Glyco-Flex III can be given with or without food.
    If giving more than 1 tablet daily, divide between AM and PM.
    Tip: Diabetic dogs should have their blood glucose monitored when taking glucosamine supplements.
    Dosage:
    Pet Weight Dosage
    Dogs (tablets) Initial dose Up to 30 lbs Give 1/2 tablet daily
    31-60 lbs Give 1 tablet daily
    61-100 lbs Give 2 tablets daily
    Over 100 lbs Give 2 ½ tablets daily
    Dogs: Maintenance dose
    (after 4 to 6 weeks)
    Up to 30 lbs Give 1/2 tablet every other day
    31-60 lbs Give 1/2 tablet daily
    61-100 lbs Give 1 tablets daily
    Over 100 lbs Give 1 ½ tablets daily
    Cats:
    Horses:
    Storage: Should be stored in a cool, dry place. Keep container tightly closed.
    Glyco-Flex III Tablets:
    Active Ingredients (per tablet) Amount
    Glucosamine HCl (shrimp and crab) 1000 mg
    Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) 1000 mg
    Perna Canaliculus (Green Lipped Mussel) 600 mg
    N,N-Dimethylglycine HCl (DMG) 100 mg
    dl-alpha Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E) 50 IU
    Calcium Ascorbate (Vitamin C) 30 mg
    Manganese (as Mn Amino Acid Chelate) 10 mg
    Grape Seed Extract 5 mg
    L-Glutathione 2 mg
    Selenium (as Sodium Selenite) 0.002 mg
    Other Ingredients:
    brewers yeast, cellulose, dicalcium phosphate, natural imitation roast chicken flavor, silicon dioxide, stearic acid.
    Glyco-Flex III 4 5 41 42
    Glycoflex 3 There is no better trustworthy neutraceutical company in the veterinary profession than the vetriscience company Their very first product called glycoflex, has reliably and in a trustworthy manner served the veterinary community and our companion dogs and cats with degenerative joint disease and arthritis for several decades now. . Fortunately with great distributers like 1800petmeds, products like glycoflex III are now readily available to the public at very reasonable costs. Not only does this wonderful whole food supplement contain the whole food perna canaliculus,(that has been researched recently in even human medicine in significantly helping very severe human arthritis patients), that is naturally rich in glucosamine and chondroitan sulphate, but also adds the wonderful synergistic nutrients in MSM and dimethylglycine(called DMG) to this wonderful formula which only enhances efficacy of this wonderful combination product. . The stage III formula is especially useful in those pets with either advanced arthritis of any cause, or in helping post operatively in terms of reducing recovery time in those aging pets who need to undergo stressful and painful orthopedic procedures. I find it best when this product is combined with other wonderful synergistic joint supplements like proanthozone from 1800petmeds, as well as fatty acids like super joint omega or super pure Omega 3 from 1800petmeds. When these products are used in combination, the efficacy of the combination certainly goes up significantly in my experience and opinion. The only drawbacks I have seen are in those rare dogs who are allergic to shellfish or wont eat this chewable flavored joint supplement, and on even rarer occasion in those pets with established diabetes, where sometimes dose adjustments need to be made. With all of that being said, I give this product an overall rating of 5, with its effectiveness a 5 and its taste a 4. 02/25/2009
    THis product really works.MY lab runs and plays like he is 2or 3 years old and he is now 10.Try it you will not be disappointed. 07/17/2014
    I think this is a great product! Rebel just turned 2 somewhere around the first of the year. We adopted him so his age is close. He is half Red Heeler and 1/2 Bassett Hound,. He runs like the wind most of the day. He suffered a knee injury, a Vet friend of mine suggested we give him Glyco-Flex III for life and he is better, and still runs like the wind.! 05/06/2014
    Glyco Flex 111 I have two dogs and they are both on this med. Taco (Shepherd) is 14 yrs. old and his legs tend to bother him. This med has given him back his agility. Mikey (Shih Tzu) is 12 and has for years limped due to a hip issue. Since going on this med he rarely limps anymore and flies around like he did as a puppy. I highly recommend this product. 12/14/2013
    Intolerable Wanted to step-up the joint supplement for our 11 year old Lab mix, however she was unable to tolerate this supplement. Caused yellow emesis and diarrhea. Will return to the classic supplement. She tolerates the Classic Glycoflex very well. 08/13/2013
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    Is there the same amount of medication in one tablet as there is in one chew? If so, then I don't understand the huge price differential.
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    The Glyco Flex Stage III tablets contains 1000 mg of glucosamine and msm per tablet while the chews contains 1000 mg of glucosamine and msm for every 2 tablets..
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    My dog is a 10 yr. old English Shepherd, and weighs approx. 86 pounds. He has been having difficulty with getting up, getting into vehicles and coming down the stairs. He isn't crying as I read of other reviews, but having difficulty and I want to try GlycoFlex . What stage of Glyco Flex would be best to start him with, II or III.

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    Either one would work for him. You could try the Glyco Flex II first since it has less Glucosamine in it and depending on the results seen if needed move up to the Glyco Flex III for more medication if needed.
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    One of my cats is white and she has no browning from this product.
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    Thank you for your question Springer. Glyco Flex III does not contain any artificial flavors or colors which can cause discoloration in your poodle's fur. Check the following items which can cause discoloration in your pet's fur: other over the counter or prescription medications, your pet's food, also, give your pet distilled water and food from a stainless steel. Check with your vet if the problem persists.
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    There are no known interactions between these two medications. So yes she can take Glycoflex III while on Proin.
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    I am not a vet but I believe you can because this product is just a vitamin supplement.
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    Yes, it is OK to give them together.
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    This information sheet is for educational purposes only and is intended to be a supplement to, and not a substitute for, the expertise and professional judgment of your veterinarian. The information is NOT to be used for diagnosis or treatment of your pet. You should always consult your own veterinarian for specific advice concerning the treatment of your pet. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, warnings, allergic reactions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for your pet. It is not a substitute for a veterinary exam, and it does not replace the need for services provided by your veterinarian.
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