Cosequin DS (double strength) is recommended for larger dogs (over 25 lbs)
Cosequin plays an important role in maintaining optimal joint function. Healthy articular (joint) cartilage is crucial to joint utility. Cosequin helps support cartilage production and protect existing cartilage from breakdown. Cosequin is the only glucosamine/chondroitin sulfate supplement that has been shown safe, effective, and bioavailable in peer-reviewed, published, controlled, U.S. veterinary studies. Cosequin is manufactured following standards similar to those practiced by the pharmaceutical industry.
Cosequin contains TRH122* chondroitin sulfate and FCHG49* glucosamine. These ingredients have been scientifically formulated to support and maintain the health of your dogs joints. Published studies have shown that the specific combination of ingredients in Cosequin works together to maintain the structure of the cartilage in your dogs joints while inhibiting the enzymes that break down cartilage. It is very important to note that the published studies on Cosequin do not apply to other brands.
*Cosequin contains FCHG49 Glucosamine and TRH122 Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate, Nutramax Laboratories proprietary veterinary researched specifications
Each Capsule Contains:
- Glucosamine Hydrochloride....500mg
- Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate....400mg
- It works! Review by Mom2zoo
Our first baby girl (lab/shep) took these for most of her life. Between these and the swimming our vet recommended, despite having malformed hip joints (congenital) and severe hip dysplasia (diagnosed when she was 3, when she went on Cosequin) she walked, climbed stairs, and played "tag" with her adopted sister 'til she was 18. It's not the least expensive product, but from our experience, it WORKS. (Posted on 12/10/12)
- AMAZING Review by Must Love Dogs
I have 2 Golden Retrievers and one of them "Davie" has severe Hip Dysplacia; he has been taking this product ever since we got him as a puppy and he has no signs of pain, discomfort or problems getting around. He runs, fetches....well basically he does what every Golden Retriever does - he retrieves with such ease and joy that it is sometimes hard to believe how severe his Hip Dysplacia is. BUY THIS PRODUCT - you will not be dissapointed!!!! (Posted on 3/21/12)