2015 AAHA/AAFP Pain Management Guidelines for Dogs and Cats
A parenterally administered polysulfated glycosaminoglycans (PSGAG) productd has regulatory approval for the control of signs associated with noninfectious degenerative and/or traumatic arthritis of canine synovial joints. Independent studies support PSGAGs as safe and effective chondroprotectants with possible disease-modifying effects.92–94 The bioavailability and distribution of PSGAGs to inflamed joints in cats has been demonstrated with extralabel subcutaneous administration.95
d Adequan; Luitpold Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Animal Health Division,
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