Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Chondroitin sulfate

Synonym(s): Chondroitin sulphate CS

Contributor(s): Vetstream Ltd

Introduction

Name

  • Chondroitin sulfate.

Class of drug

  • Glycosaminoglycan.
  • Nutraceutical.

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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Precautions

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMed Resource.
  • Davis K T, Lunn K F (2011) Serum fructosamine in cats receiving an oral chondroprotective agent. Intern J Appl Res Vet Med 9(1), 52-57.
  • McNamara P S, Barr S C, Erb H N & Barlow L L (2000) Hematologic, hemostatic and biochemical effects in cats receiving an oral chondroprotective agent for thirty days.Vet Therapeutics 1(2), 108-117 PubMed.
  • Booth D M (1998) Nutraceuticals in veterinary medicine. Part II. Safety and efficacy.Comp Contin Educ Pract Vet 20(1), 15-21.
  • Booth D M (1997) Nutraceuticals in veterinary medicine. Part I. Definitions and regulations. Comp Contin Educ Pract Vet 19(12), 1248-1255.

Other sources of information

  • McIlwraith C W (1999) Should I recommend the use of oral glycosaminoglycans? Comp Contin Educ Pract Vet 21(5), 450-457.

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