Joint Health Fact Book

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Understanding Joint Anatomy

Luitpold Animal Health wants to help horse owners understand joint anatomy, function and traumatic joint dysfunction. Below are high resolution images for use in presentations or printed materials. Please note that Luitpold Animal Health grants permission to use any or all of these illustrations for educational purposes with photo credit: Courtesy of Luitpold Animal Health.

We meet the high standards of regulation set by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Transportation (DOT). Our company’s standard operating procedures meet or exceed all FDA guidelines for pharmaceutical companies. "‘Improve on Today,’ is our working mission," says Mary Jane Helenek, Luitpold Pharmaceuticals, Inc. President and CEO. "By continuing to build on our successes, our industry involvement, our commitment, and our advocacy, we are confident we will continue to meet and exceed the expectations of our customers."

Healthy Balanced Joint

Dysfunctional Joint

Ideal Treatment with Adequan®i.m.

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There are no known contraindications to the use of intramuscular Adequan® i.m. brand Polysulfated Glycosaminoglycan in horses. 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. Each 5 mL contains 500 mg Polysulfated Glycosaminoglycan. Brief Summary Indications: For the intramuscular treatment of non-infectious degenerative and/or traumatic joint dysfunction and associated lameness of the carpal and hock joints in horses. SEE PRODUCT PACKAGE INSERT FOR FULL PRESCRIBING INFORMATION.