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NADA Number: 140-901

Proprietary Name Adequan® i.m.
Adequan® i.m. Multi-Dose
Sponsor Luitpold Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Ingredients Polysulfated Glycosaminoglycan
Species (Class) HORSES (ADULTS)
Routes of Administration Intramuscular
Dispensing Status RX

Each mL of solution contains 100 milligrams polysulfated glycosaminoglycan available in 5-mL single dose ampules or 20-, 30-, or 50-mL multi-dose vials.

Dosage Amount,
& Limitations

Dosage: 500 milligrams intramuscularly (carpal and hock) every 4 days for 28 days. Injection site must be thoroughly cleansed prior to injection.

Indications: Polysulfated glycosaminoglycan is for the treatment of noninfectious degenerative and/or traumatic joint dysfunction and associated lameness of the carpal and hock joints in horses.

Limitations: Do not use in horses intended for human consumption. Safe use in breeding animals or in lactating mares has not been established. Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian. For Intramuscular use in horses only. Not for intra-articular use. Do not mix with other drugs or solvents.