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12yr pit mix couldn't get off couch after 2 weeks and 4 shots he was greeting me at the door that was 6 months ago and still going strong
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This is the second dog I have started on Adequan. It has been the difference between night and day for both of my senior-ish dogs. Now I am looking for a version for humans. :-)
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She lives her walks!
My 11yr old Carolina Dingo has had a bad hip/joint problem from many years of sprinting. It’s gotten a little rough as she ages. She’s been on Adequan for a year now and I’m so happy she gets to enjoy her walks again without pain! She can hold her own when it comes to her 2yr old, 150# St Bernard mix brother.
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My 10 year old black lab started having issues with his shoulder 2 years ago. My vet recommended Adaquan. I cannot believe what a difference what this had made in his life and activity level. He is a active duck hunting dog who spends 20+ days in the field. Prior to Aequan I thought it would be his last season 2 years ago. He was super slow in the field and in a lot of pain when he got home from hunting. I started him on Adequan and after one month it was like he was 4 years younger. He runs much faster and is not sore at the end of the bunting day This year I did increase his shots from once a month to 2 times a month. Again huge difference. Even my hunting buddies cannot believe that he is 10 years old and still so active. Also my wife’s 13 year old lab pit bull mix has benefited from this. Cannot give a higher recommendation
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Miraculous! My dog can get up again!
I can't believe how well this works. My dog couldn't get up off the floor for over two months when my vet suggested I try this. After the sequence of shots and about a month he got up on his own and has been eve since. I give him booster hot every two weeks. He is 75 lbs so he gets 1.5 ml./2 wks. He is like 8 years old again (his real age is 14). Thank God for Adequan!
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My husky has a tear in her CCL that we are trying to treat with conservative measures. This is her 2nd one, and we didn’t want to put her through another TPLO surgery. Our holistic vet recommended Adequan a long with physical therapy and Prolotherapy injections. She has had 4 injections every 4 days, and she appears to be in less pain and getting around better, acting more herself. I’m hoping this combination works!
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CoachDebora
Posted 1 year ago
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Life changing product
This medication was suggested by our Vet for our golden retriever with elbow dysplasia. Before the medication he was hesitant to play, lame after running or slow to rise due to joint pain. Adequan returned the life and viability to our 2 year old golden, he now runs with other dogs, no longer has trouble rising and I haven't seen a raised paw due to pain since using it. I highly recommend it to return the viability and quality of life back to your dog.
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My son, Champ has been on Adequan for at least six years and it has been a game-changer for him. I highly recommend it.
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Judy
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Kelly
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Pearl100
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how do you inject?
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It goes right into the muscle
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maggie
Posted 4 months ago
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Does the vial need to be refrigerated after opening?
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Thank you for your question. No, Adequan Canine (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan) needs to be stored at 68° to 77° F (20° to 25° C) with excursions permitted to 59° to 86° F (15° to 30° C). Avoid prolonged exposure to temperatures greater or equal to 104° F (40° C).
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Carla
Posted 10 months ago
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Is this price for adequan one vial or two?
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Kels
Posted 11 months ago
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Last time I purchased Adequan from you, it expired in just a few months. What is the expiration date on the adequan that you currently have in stock and I would be purchasing if I place an order today 5/21/2020
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Please give us a call on Monday to find out the exact expiration date. 800-738-6337.
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What is Adequan Canine?

Adequan Canine (for dogs) is used to control symptoms associated with degenerative or traumatic arthritis. It is an injectable polysulfated glycosaminoglycan (PSGAG) and is the only FDA approved product of its type. Adequan has been clinically shown to help treat the disease while giving relief from pain. It modifies the disease cycle, stimulates cartilage repair processes and diminishes joint damage while reducing the pain caused by osteoarthritis. Adequan requires a prescription from your veterinarian. A syringe is needed, but not included in the package.

For:

Dogs

Benefits:

  • Helps control noninfectious degenerative or traumatic arthritis
  • Good for postsurgery treatment
  • Starts to work within hours and stays in the joint for about three days

How does Adequan Canine work?

Adequan inhibits enzymes that break down cartilage within your dog's joints. It reduces inflammation and increases the thickness of joint (synovial) fluid.

Cautions:

Not for use in humans. Do not give this medication to breeding, pregnant, or lactating pets. Use with caution in pets with kidney or liver disease, or bleeding disorders.

Brand Name:

Adequan (Manufactured by Luitpold)

Generic Name:

Polysulfated Glycosaminoglycan (PSGAG) Solution

What should I discuss with my veterinarian before giving Adequan Canine?

Tell your veterinarian if your dog has any known or suspected bleeding disorders. Tell your veterinarian if your dog has any liver or kidney disease. Tell your veterinarian if your dog is breeding, pregnant or lactating.

How should Adequan Canine be given?

Give this medication exactly as directed by your veterinarian. Adequan is given by intramuscular (IM, into the muscle) injection. If you do not understand the directions ask the pharmacist or veterinarian to explain them to you. If you have difficulty giving the medication, contact your veterinarian. Store Adequan at 68 - 77 F (20 - 25 C) excursions permitted to 59 - 86 (15 - 30 C). Keep this medication out of the reach of children and pets.

What are the possible side effects of Adequan Canine?

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 your pet.

What happens if I miss giving a dose of Adequan Canine?

Give the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next regularly scheduled dose, skip the missed dose and give the next one as directed. Do not give a double dose of the medication.

What should I avoid while giving Adequan Canine?

Do not give this medication to breeding, pregnant or lactating animals. Use with caution in animals with kidney or liver disease, or blood clotting or coagulation disorders.

What other drugs will affect Adequan Canine?

Consult your veterinarian before using any other prescription or over the counter medicines including vitamins and supplements.

Adequan for Dogs Directions:

  • Adequan is a prescription medication used in dogs for the control of signs associated with non-infectious degenerative and/or traumatic arthritis of canine synovial joints and following surgical procedures involving a joint.
Tip:

Do not give this medication to breeding, pregnant, or lactating animals. Use with caution in animals with kidney or liver disease, or blood clotting or coagulation disorders.

Adequan for Dogs Dosage for Dogs:

Dogs:
WeightDosage
All weightsInject 2 mg per lb of body weight given only by intramuscular (IM) injection twice a week for up to 4 weeks (a maximum of 8 injections)
Adequan for Dogs Dosage for Cats:
Cats
Do not use!
Adequan for Dogs Dosage for Horses:
Horses
Do not use!
Storage:

Store Adequan at 68° - 77° F (20° - 25° C) excursions permitted to 59° - 86° (15° - 30° C). Keep this medication out of the reach of children and pets.

Adequan Ingredients:

Adequan (for Dogs)
Active IngredientsAmount
Polysulfated Glycosaminoglycan100 mg
Benzyl alcohol (a preservative)0.9% v/v
Water
Other Ingredients: Sodium hydroxide and/or hydrochloric acid added when necessary to adjust pH. Sodium Chloride may be added to adjust tonicity.

What is Adequan Canine?

Adequan Canine (for dogs) is used to control symptoms associated with degenerative or traumatic arthritis. It is an injectable polysulfated glycosaminoglycan (PSGAG) and is the only FDA approved product of its type. Adequan has been clinically shown to help treat the disease while giving relief from pain. It modifies the disease cycle, stimulates cartilage repair processes and diminishes joint damage while reducing the pain caused by osteoarthritis. Adequan requires a prescription from your veterinarian. A syringe is needed, but not included in the package.

For:

Dogs

Benefits:

  • Helps control noninfectious degenerative or traumatic arthritis
  • Good for postsurgery treatment
  • Starts to work within hours and stays in the joint for about three days

How does Adequan Canine work?

Adequan inhibits enzymes that break down cartilage within your dog's joints. It reduces inflammation and increases the thickness of joint (synovial) fluid.

Cautions:

Not for use in humans. Do not give this medication to breeding, pregnant, or lactating pets. Use with caution in pets with kidney or liver disease, or bleeding disorders.

Brand Name:

Adequan (Manufactured by Luitpold)

Generic Name:

Polysulfated Glycosaminoglycan (PSGAG) Solution

What should I discuss with my veterinarian before giving Adequan Canine?

Tell your veterinarian if your dog has any known or suspected bleeding disorders. Tell your veterinarian if your dog has any liver or kidney disease. Tell your veterinarian if your dog is breeding, pregnant or lactating.

How should Adequan Canine be given?

Give this medication exactly as directed by your veterinarian. Adequan is given by intramuscular (IM, into the muscle) injection. If you do not understand the directions ask the pharmacist or veterinarian to explain them to you. If you have difficulty giving the medication, contact your veterinarian. Store Adequan at 68 - 77 F (20 - 25 C) excursions permitted to 59 - 86 (15 - 30 C). Keep this medication out of the reach of children and pets.

What are the possible side effects of Adequan Canine?

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 your pet.

What happens if I miss giving a dose of Adequan Canine?

Give the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next regularly scheduled dose, skip the missed dose and give the next one as directed. Do not give a double dose of the medication.

What should I avoid while giving Adequan Canine?

Do not give this medication to breeding, pregnant or lactating animals. Use with caution in animals with kidney or liver disease, or blood clotting or coagulation disorders.

What other drugs will affect Adequan Canine?

Consult your veterinarian before using any other prescription or over the counter medicines including vitamins and supplements.

Adequan for Dogs Directions:

  • Adequan is a prescription medication used in dogs for the control of signs associated with non-infectious degenerative and/or traumatic arthritis of canine synovial joints and following surgical procedures involving a joint.
Tip:

Do not give this medication to breeding, pregnant, or lactating animals. Use with caution in animals with kidney or liver disease, or blood clotting or coagulation disorders.

Adequan for Dogs Dosage for Dogs:

Dogs:
WeightDosage
All weightsInject 2 mg per lb of body weight given only by intramuscular (IM) injection twice a week for up to 4 weeks (a maximum of 8 injections)
Adequan for Dogs Dosage for Cats:
Cats
Do not use!
Adequan for Dogs Dosage for Horses:
Horses
Do not use!
Storage:

Store Adequan at 68° - 77° F (20° - 25° C) excursions permitted to 59° - 86° (15° - 30° C). Keep this medication out of the reach of children and pets.

Adequan Ingredients:

Adequan (for Dogs)
Active IngredientsAmount
Polysulfated Glycosaminoglycan100 mg
Benzyl alcohol (a preservative)0.9% v/v
Water
Other Ingredients: Sodium hydroxide and/or hydrochloric acid added when necessary to adjust pH. Sodium Chloride may be added to adjust tonicity.
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Miracle Drug
12yr pit mix couldn't get off couch after 2 weeks and 4 shots he was greeting me at the door that was 6 months ago and still going strong
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Lokahi
Posted 10 months ago
Posted 10 months ago
Breed 1- XL Pitbull Terrior and 2- American Staffordshire Terrier
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AMAZING MEDICINE
This is the second dog I have started on Adequan. It has been the difference between night and day for both of my senior-ish dogs. Now I am looking for a version for humans. :-)
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Mrs RC
Posted 12 months ago
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Breed Carolina Dingo
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She lives her walks!
My 11yr old Carolina Dingo has had a bad hip/joint problem from many years of sprinting. It’s gotten a little rough as she ages. She’s been on Adequan for a year now and I’m so happy she gets to enjoy her walks again without pain! She can hold her own when it comes to her 2yr old, 150# St Bernard mix brother.
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Deek
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Breed Lab
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A world of difference
My 10 year old black lab started having issues with his shoulder 2 years ago. My vet recommended Adaquan. I cannot believe what a difference what this had made in his life and activity level. He is a active duck hunting dog who spends 20+ days in the field. Prior to Aequan I thought it would be his last season 2 years ago. He was super slow in the field and in a lot of pain when he got home from hunting. I started him on Adequan and after one month it was like he was 4 years younger. He runs much faster and is not sore at the end of the bunting day This year I did increase his shots from once a month to 2 times a month. Again huge difference. Even my hunting buddies cannot believe that he is 10 years old and still so active. Also my wife’s 13 year old lab pit bull mix has benefited from this. Cannot give a higher recommendation
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Dianne
Posted 1 year ago
Posted 1 year ago
Breed Shepard (1/4) + other (3/4)
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Miraculous! My dog can get up again!
I can't believe how well this works. My dog couldn't get up off the floor for over two months when my vet suggested I try this. After the sequence of shots and about a month he got up on his own and has been eve since. I give him booster hot every two weeks. He is 75 lbs so he gets 1.5 ml./2 wks. He is like 8 years old again (his real age is 14). Thank God for Adequan!
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Huskymom
Posted 1 year ago
Posted 1 year ago
Breed Husky
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Results!
My husky has a tear in her CCL that we are trying to treat with conservative measures. This is her 2nd one, and we didn’t want to put her through another TPLO surgery. Our holistic vet recommended Adequan a long with physical therapy and Prolotherapy injections. She has had 4 injections every 4 days, and she appears to be in less pain and getting around better, acting more herself. I’m hoping this combination works!
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CoachDebora
Posted 1 year ago
Posted 1 year ago
Breed Golden Retriever
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Overall effectiveness
5.0
Life changing product
This medication was suggested by our Vet for our golden retriever with elbow dysplasia. Before the medication he was hesitant to play, lame after running or slow to rise due to joint pain. Adequan returned the life and viability to our 2 year old golden, he now runs with other dogs, no longer has trouble rising and I haven't seen a raised paw due to pain since using it. I highly recommend it to return the viability and quality of life back to your dog.
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Champ
Posted 1 year ago
Posted 1 year ago
Breed Labrador Retriever
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4.0
My 12-year-old English Labrador Retriever -Champ
My son, Champ has been on Adequan for at least six years and it has been a game-changer for him. I highly recommend it.
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Judy
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Kelly
Posted 3 weeks ago
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Would this work for bad knees and bad back legs torn ligaments
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Pearl100
Posted 1 month ago
Posted 1 month ago
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how do you inject?
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It goes right into the muscle
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Chris
Posted 4 weeks ago
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Shelley
Posted 1 month ago
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How many vials do I need for 2 injections per week for 4 weeks
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maggie
Posted 4 months ago
Posted 4 months ago
QUESTION
Does the vial need to be refrigerated after opening?
ANSWERS (1)
Thank you for your question. No, Adequan Canine (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan) needs to be stored at 68° to 77° F (20° to 25° C) with excursions permitted to 59° to 86° F (15° to 30° C). Avoid prolonged exposure to temperatures greater or equal to 104° F (40° C).
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Crystal RPTechnician
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Posted 8 months ago
Posted 8 months ago
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Why has price increased so much over 6 months when others have maintained the price range of $125-$130
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Carla
Posted 10 months ago
Posted 10 months ago
QUESTION
Is this price for adequan one vial or two?
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Thank you for your question. For the Adequan you get (2) 5ml vials.
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Crystal RPTechnician
Posted 9 months ago
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Kels
Posted 11 months ago
Posted 11 months ago
QUESTION
Last time I purchased Adequan from you, it expired in just a few months. What is the expiration date on the adequan that you currently have in stock and I would be purchasing if I place an order today 5/21/2020
ANSWERS (1)
Please give us a call on Monday to find out the exact expiration date. 800-738-6337.
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Shari PetMed Pro
Posted 11 months ago
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