Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Chondroitin sulfate

Synonym(s): Chondroitin sulphate, CS

Contributor(s): Vetstream Ltd

Introduction

Name

  • Chondroitin sulfate.

Class of drug

Description

Storage requirements

  • Store in a dry place <25°C.
  • Keep container tightly closed.

Uses

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Indications

  • Nutritional aid in the management of degenerative joint disease.

Administration

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Pharmacokinetics

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Precautions

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Dechant J E & Baxter G M (2007) Glucosamine and chondroitin sulphate as structure modifying agents in horses. Equine Vet Educ 19 (2), 90-96.
  • Dechant J Eet al  (2005) Effects of glucosamine hydrochloride and chondroitin sulphate, alone and in combination, on normal and interleukin-1 conditioned equine articular cartilage explant metabolism. Equine Vet J 37 (3), 227-231 PubMed.
  • Du J, White N & Eddington N D (2004) The bioavailability and pharmacokinetics of glucosamine hydrochloride and chondroitin sulfate after oral and intravenous single dose administration in the horse. Biopharm Drug Dispos 25 (3), 109-116 PubMed.
  • Adebowale A, Du J, Liang Z, Leslie J L & Eddington N E (2002) The bioavailability and pharmacokinetics of glucosamine gydrochloride and low molecular weight chondroitin sulfate after single and multiple doses to beagle dogs. Biopharm Drug Dispos 23 (6), 217-225 PubMed.
  • McIlwraith C W (1999) Should I recommend the use of oral glycosaminoglycans?Comp Cont Educ Pract Vet 21 (5), 450-457.
  • Boothe D M (1998) Nutraceuticals in veterinary medicine. Part II. Safety and efficacy. Comp Cont Educ Pract Vet 20 (1), 15-21.
  • Boothe D M (1997) Nutraceuticals in veterinary medicine. Part I. Definitions and regulations. Comp Cont Educ Pract Vet 19 (12), 1248-1255.

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