Thursday, January 30, 2014

Cosequin DS for Dogs | Nutramax Cosequin DS Chewable Tablets

Cosequin DS for Dogs

The recommended initial administration period is four to six weeks; however, some dogs may respond in a shorter period of time. The number of Cosequin Maximum Strength (DS) chewable tablets may then be reduced to the maintenance level. The chewable tablets may be fed directly or crumbled and mixed with food.
Cosequin DS for Dogs
Cosequin DS for Dogs

Body Weight
Initial 4 to 6 Week Administration Period
Maintenance Level
10-24 lbs*
1 daily
(1/2 in the morning & 1/2 in the evening)
*(under 10 lbs, 1/2 daily)
1/2 daily
(tablets are scored)
25-49 lbs
2 daily
(1 in the morning & 1 in the evening)
1 daily
50-100 lbs
3 daily
(2 in the morning & 1 in the evening)
1-2 daily
Over 100 lbs
4 daily
(2 in the morning & 2 in the evening)
2 daily

Once consistent improvement has been seen, these maintenance levels may be reduced to an every other day administration. The maintenance level can also be used long term on healthy dogs to help support their joints.

Cosequin DS for Dogs - Each Chewable Tablet Contains: 

Glucosamine Hydrochloride minimum
500 mg*
Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate minimum
400 mg*
Manganese minimum
5 mg

*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Dog Food Nutrient Profiles.
Cosequin® contains FCHG49® Glucosamine and TRH122® Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate, Nutramax Laboratories® proprietary veterinary researched specifications.

Reported on a hydrous basis.
From Manganese Ascorbate.

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