Product Description:Cosequin is a joint supplement that contains the raw materials and nutrients that are required to allow cartilage to replenish itself. Many of the ingredients also help reduce inflammation. This product contains glucosamine HCl, sodium chondroitin sulfate, natural flavors, manganese ascorbate, and other ingredients.
Indications for Use: This product can be used in animals that have joint pain and inflammation. Cats that are older or very active will naturally have some degree of joint inflammation and cartilage damage that can be reduced with the use of Cosequin.
Dosage and Administration: The following doses are recommended over an
initial 4-6 week period:
Under 10 lbs. - The contents of 1 capsule sprinkled on food daily.
Over 10 lbs. - The contents of 2 capsules sprinkled on food daily.
Once the desired response is obtained, the capsules should be administered every other day or as recommended by a veterinarian. If the cat eats dry food, the food may be moistened with a small amount of water so that the powder sticks. Alternatively, the contents of the capsules may be mixed with a small amount (a tablespoon) of wet or moist food to ensure the cat eats the entire amount.
Packaging: This product comes as a capsule to ensure an accurate amount is administered to each cat. The powder from each capsule is flavored. Cosequin regular strength unflavored capsules are also available.
Precautions and Side Effects: Cosequin is considered very safe.
Storage and Shelf Life: Keep this product in a cool, dry place, and out of direct sunlight.
Drug Type: O-T-C
Manufacturer: Nutramax Laboratories