Pentosan 100 20ml
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|Drug Name and Strength||Pentosan polysulfate sodium 100 mg/mL|
|Indication||Aid in the treatment of noninfectious joint diseases in dogs, including osteoarthritis, especially in conditions affecting multiple joints; osteochondrosis dissecans; traumatic joint and periarticular inflammation in working and racing dogs.|
|Contraindications||Administration to dogs with clotting defects, traumatic haemorrhage, infection, renal or hepatic failure; administration within two days of surgery.|
|Actions||Pharmacology Pentosan polysulfate is a semisynthetic polysaccharide polymer which possesses anti-inflammatory, antiarthritic and chondroprotective properties. These beneficial effects arise from direct anti-inflammatory activity; inhibition of neutrophil migration into joints; stimulation of hyaluronic acid synthesis by synovial fibroblasts which results in a marked increase in synovial fluid volume and viscosity; stimulation of chondrocytes and the biosynthesis of proteoglycans; and strong fibrinolytic activity which improves the circulation in subchondral bone and periarticular structures.|
|Precautions||If using after surgery or trauma, ensure that all haemorrhage has ceased.|
|Dosage and Administration||Give by subcutaneous or intramuscular injection. 3 mg/kg on four occasions with an interval of five to seven days between injections.|
|Storage||Store below 30°C (room temperature). Do not freeze. Protect from light.|
|MSDS (external link)||Pentosan 100 MSDS|
|Label (external link)||Pentosan 100 Label|
|Manufacturer||Ceva Animal Health Pty Limited|