Adequan® i.m.
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  • FDA-approved for the treatment of non-infectious degenenerative and/or traumatic joint dysfunction
  • Requires a veterinarian's prescription

Active ingredient: Polysulfated Glycosaminoglycan (PSGAG)
Form: Intramuscular (i.m.) injection
Adequan® i.m. (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan) is the only FDA-approved treatment proven to relieve symptoms of non-infectious degenerative osteoarthritis, to stimulate cartilage repair and reverse the joint disease process.  There is no generic version of Adequan® i.m. Studies have not been conducted to establish safety in breeding horses.  WARNING:  Do not use in horses intended for human consumption. Not for use in humans. Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.  Caution:  Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.  See product package insert for full prescribing information by visiting  Adequan® i.m. is available in 5 mL vials, packaged individually or in boxes of 7, or as a 50 mL multi-dose vial (all vials contain 500 mg of PSGAG per 5 mL).

Single Dose Insert

Multi-Dose Insert

Please note that this item requires a veterinarian's prescription. Click here for more information.

State and federal regulations prohibit us from accepting pharmaceuticals for return.

Needles and Syringes are available from the SmartPak Pharmacy if so indicated on your veterinarian’s prescription.


Each vial contains 500 mg PSGAG in Water for Injection USP. Sodium Hydroxide and/or Hydrochloric Acid added when necessary to adjust pH. Sodium Chloride may be added to adjust tonicity.


Instructions for Use:
The recommended dose of Adequan® i.m. in horses is 500 mg every 4 days for 28 days intramuscularly. The injection site must be thoroughly cleansed prior to injection. Do not mix Adequan® i.m. with other drugs or solvents.
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