Cosequin is a nutritional supplement to help dogs maintain healthy
joints. As dogs age, it is common for their joints to become less
flexible which impacts their mobility and quality of life. Cosequin
is an exclusive formula to support and maintain the health of your
dog’s joints. Each chewable tablet contains 500 mg Glucosamine HCl,
400 mg 95% Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate 5% Mixed Glycosaminoglycans,
33 mg Ascorbate and 5 mg Manganese.
Cosequin DS Chewable Tablet (Nutramax)
Glucosamine (500mg), Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate (400mg), Ascorbate
(33mg), Manganese (5mg).
What is this product used for
Cosequin DS is a nutritional supplement to help dogs maintain healthy
joints. Cosequin DS is an exclusive formula to support and maintain
the health of the dog’s joints.
Cosequin DS Chewable Tablets is a non-prescription (OTC) product
available as roast beef flavor tablets.
How this product should be used
The usual starting dose, for the first 6 weeks, for dogs under 10
lbs is 1/2 tablet once a day, for dogs 10 to 24 lbs give 1 tablet
once a day, for dogs 25-49 lbs give 1 tablet twice a day (1 in the
morning and 1 in the evening), for dogs 50 to 100 lbs give 3 tablets
daily (2 in the morning and 1 tablet in the evening), and for dogs
over 100 lbs give 4 tablets daily (2 in the morning and 2 in the
evening). After 6 weeks, the dog may be placed on a maintenance
What are the side effects
Side effects are rare but may include diarrhea.
What special precautions are there
This product is not intended to be used in place of other treatments
in the presence of an infection or if surgery is needed.
In the event of overdose
Overdose is not likely but may result in diarrhea.
How should I store this product
Store the container in a cool, dry area out of direct sunlight.
Keep the lid tightly closed. Keep out of the reach of children.
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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