Adequan i.m.

Adequan i.m. for horses
Single Dose/5ml - 5mL Vial
7 Single Doses/5ml - 7x5mL Vials
Multi-Dose/50ml - 50mL Vial 
SKU : 3032_-RX
Price: $45.95

There is no generic equivalent

  • Veterinarian Prescription (RX) Required
  • For Horses (Equine)
  • PSGAG (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan) injection (100mg per mL)
  • For intramuscular use in horses
  • The one and only--no generic
RX required for this item.
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100mg/ml.  5ml vial or 50ml vial (on mfg backorder).
For Intramuscular Use In Horses Only. Not for Intra-Articular Use.



Adequan® i.m. (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan). 

Why Adequan i.m. for horses?
  • It's the ideal, complete treatment for non-infectious degenerative joint disease. For full prescribing information consult your veterinarian and product insert.
  • Used for the treatment of
    • non-infectious degenerative joint dysfunction in horses
    • traumatic joint dysfunction in horses
    • associated lameness of the carpal and hock joints in horses
  • Intramuscular

DESCRIPTION

  • Each 5 milliliters of Adequan® i.m. contains 500 mg of Polysulfated Glycosaminoglycan and Water for Injection q.s. Sodium Hydroxide and/or Hydrochloric Acid added when necessary to adjust pH.
  • Sodium Chloride may be added to adjust tonicity.
  • Polysulfated glycosaminoglycan is a naturally-occurring complex molecule that is the essential building block of the cartilage matrix.
  • Adequan travels into injured joints and stimulates production of new cartilage while relieving the symptoms of non-infectious degenerative joint disease.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
  • The recommended dose of Adequan i.m. in horses is 500 mg every 4 days for 28 days intramuscularly.
  • The injection site must be thoroughly cleansed prior to injection.
  • Do not mix Adequan i.m. with other drugs or solvents.

Adequan® i.m. (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan) is the only FDA-approved treatment proven to relieve symptoms of non-infectious degenerative osteoarthritis, to stimulate cartilage repair and reverse the joint disease process.  There is no generic version of Adequan® i.m. Studies have not been conducted to establish safety in breeding horses.  WARNING:  Do not use in horses intended for human consumption. Not for use in humans. Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.  Caution:  Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.  See product package insert for full prescribing information by visiting www.adequan.com.

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ADEQUAN® I.M. SINGLE DOSE

Luitpold

Brand of Polysulfated Glycosaminoglycan (PSGAG)

Solution 500 mg/5 mL

For Intramuscular Use In Horses

CAUTION: Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.

DESCRIPTION: Each 5 milliliters of Adequan® i.m. contains 500 mg of Polysulfated Glycosaminoglycan and Water for Injection q.s. Sodium Hydroxide and/or Hydrochloric Acid added when necessary to adjust pH. Sodium Chloride may be added to adjust tonicity.

PHARMACOLOGY: Polysulfated Glycosaminoglycan is chemically similar to the glycosaminoglycans in articular cartilage matrix. PSGAG is a potent proteolytic enzyme inhibitor and diminishes or reverses the pathologic processes of traumatic or degenerative joint disease which result in a net loss of cartilage matrix components. PSGAG improves joint function by reducing synovial fluid protein levels and increasing synovial fluid hyaluronic acid concentration in traumatized equine carpal and hock joints.

INDICATIONS: Adequan® i.m. is recommended for the intramuscular treatment of non-infectious degenerative and/or traumatic joint dysfunction and associated lameness of the carpal and hock joints in horses.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION: The recommended dose of Adequan® i.m. in horses is 500 mg every 4 days for 28 days intramuscularly. The injection site must be thoroughly cleansed prior to injection. Do not mix Adequan® i.m. with other drugs or solvents.

CONTRAINDICATIONS: There are no known contraindications to the use of intramuscular Polysulfated Glycosaminoglycan.

WARNINGS: Do not use in horses intended for human consumption. Not for use in humans. Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.

PRECAUTIONS: The safe use of Adequan® i.m. in horses used for breeding purposes, during pregnancy, or in lactating mares has not been evaluated.

ANIMAL SAFETY: Toxicity studies were conducted in horses. Doses as high as 2,500 mg were administered intramuscularly to 6 horses twice a week for 12 weeks. This dosage is 5 times the recommended dosage and 3 times the recommended therapeutic regimen. Clinical observations revealed no soreness or swelling at the injection site or in the affected joint. No animal had any clinical or laboratory evidence of toxicity.

STORAGE CONDITIONS: Store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F); excursions permitted to 15°-30°C (59°-86°F) (See USP Controlled Room Temperature). Discard unused portion. Dispose of spent needles in accordance with all federal, state and local environmental laws.

HOW SUPPLIED: Adequan® i.m. solution, 500 mg/5 mL is available in 5 mL glass vials, packaged in boxes of 7.

STORAGE CONDITIONS

Store at controlled room temperature up to 25°C (77°F) (See USP). Discard unused portion.

LUITPOLD PHARMACEUTICALS, INC., Animal Health Division, Shirley, NY 11967

(631) 924-4000

(800) 458-0163

Made in U.S.A.

IN 99501

Rev. 10/08

MG #7560

NADA #140-901, Approved by FDA

NAC No.: 10390027


ADEQUAN® I.M. MULTI-DOSE

Luitpold

Brand of Polysulfated Glycosaminoglycan (PSGAG)

Solution 100 mg/mL in 50 mL Preserved Multi-Dose Vials

For Intramuscular Use In Horses Only. Not for Intra-Articular Use.

CAUTION: Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.

DESCRIPTION: Each mL contains Polysulfated Glycosaminoglycan 100 mg, Benzyl Alcohol 0.9% v/v as a preservative, and Water for Injection q.s. Sodium Hydroxide and/or Hydrochloric Acid added when necessary to adjust pH.

PHARMACOLOGY: Polysulfated Glycosaminoglycan is chemically similar to the glycosaminoglycans in articular cartilage matrix. PSGAG is a potent proteolytic enzyme inhibitor and diminishes or reverses the pathologic processes of traumatic or degenerative joint disease which result in a net loss of cartilage matrix components. PSGAG improves joint function by reducing synovial fluid protein levels and increasing synovial fluid hyaluronic acid concentration in traumatized equine carpal and hock joints.

INDICATIONS: Adequan® i.m. Multi-Dose is recommended for the intramuscular treatment of non-infectious degenerative and/or traumatic joint dysfunction and associated lameness of the carpal and hock joints in horses.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION: The recommended dose of Adequan® i.m. Multi-Dose in horses is 500 mg every 4 days for 28 days intramuscularly. The injection site must be thoroughly cleansed prior to injection. Do not mix Adequan® i.m. Multi-Dose with other drugs or solvents.

CONTRAINDICATIONS: There are no known contraindications to the use of intramuscular Polysulfated Glycosaminoglycan.

WARNINGS: Do not use in horses intended for human consumption. Not for use in humans. Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.

PRECAUTIONS: The safe use of Adequan® i.m. Multi-Dose in horses used for breeding purposes, during pregnancy, or in lactating mares has not been evaluated.

SAFETY AND EFFICACY: Safety and efficacy studies utilizing Adequan® i.m. Multi-Dose were not performed. Adequan® i.m. Multi-Dose was approved based on the conclusion that the safety and effectiveness of Adequan® i.m. Multi-Dose will not differ from that demonstrated for the original formulation of Adequan® i.m.

ANIMAL SAFETY: Animal Safety studies utilizing Adequan® i.m. Multi-Dose were not performed. Safety studies were conducted in horses using the single dose formulation. Doses as high as 2,500 mg were administered intramuscularly to 6 horses twice a week for 12 weeks. This dosage is 5 times the recommended dosage and 3 times the recommended therapeutic regimen. Clinical observations revealed no soreness or swelling at the injection site or in the affected joint. No animal had any clinical or laboratory evidence of toxicity.

STORAGE CONDITIONS: Store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F); excursions permitted to 15°-30°C (59°-86°F) (See USP Controlled Room Temperature). Dispose of spent needles in accordance with all federal, state and local environmental laws.

HOW SUPPLIED: Adequan® i.m. Multi-Dose solution, 100 mg/mL is available in 50 mL glass vials, packaged in boxes of 1.

LUITPOLD PHARMACEUTICALS, INC., Animal Health Division, Shirley, NY 11967

(631) 924-4000

800-458-0163

Made in U.S.A.

IN92901

Rev. 10/08

MG# 28493

NADA #140-901, Approved by FDA

NAC No.: 10390041

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