Seraquin

How Seraquin can help your pet

Seraquin is a veterinary joint support product for dogs and cats. Available in two sizes, Seraquin is a chewable tablet that can be given as a tasty treat.

Seraquin is a joint supplement containing Glucosamine and Chondroitin. These ingredients occur naturally in the body, as part of the make-up of cartilage.

What makes Seraquin special is the inclusion of curcuminoids, which are potent natural antioxidants.

This ingredient may help mop up free radicals in the joint which contribute to degeneration of the cartilage.

Seraquin can be given alongside any prescription medicines that your vet may recommend to help in the control of pain and inflammation.

Seraquin is easy to give

Being so palatable, Seraquin is easy to give to dogs and cats. Most cats and dogs love Seraquin chewable tablets which makes life easy. You can give them as a treat or crush them onto their normal food.

The number of tablets that you should give them depends on their weight. Your vet will advise you on this. Seraquin is available in two sizes:  2g for dogs above 10kg and  800mg for cats and small dogs.

FAQs

How long will Seraquin take to make a difference?

Seraquin is designed to support the natural functioning of joints and takes time to build up in the system. We recommend 4–6 weeks at the starting level and then the number of tablets can be gradually reduced on the advice of your vet.

Seraquin can form part of your pet’s diet for the rest of his/her life.

 

How do I give my dog or cat Seraquin?

Most dogs and cats love Seraquin chewable tablets which makes life easy. You can give them as a treat or crush them onto their normal food. The number of tablets that you should give your dog or cat depends on their weight. Your vet will advise you on this.

How often should I give Seraquin 2g chewable tablets?

Dogs Seraquin 2g chewable tablets (initial period of 4-6 weeks or as recommended by a veterinary surgeon)

Less than 10kg
1 tablet daily

10-20kg
2 tablets daily

20-40kg
3 tablets daily

More than 40kg
4 tablets daily

How often should I give Seraquin 800mg chewable tablets?

Cats and Small Dogs (under 10kg) Seraquin 800mg chewable tablets (initial period of 4-6 weeks or as recommended by a veterinary surgeon)

Less than 5kg
2 tablets daily

5-7.5kg
3 tablets daily

More than 7.5kg
4 tablets daily

Where can I buy Seraquin?

Seraquin is available from your veterinary practice. Your vet or vet nurse will be happy to explain any questions you may have about the product.

What are Seraquin's ingredients?

Seraquin contains high quality ingredients and is produced by Boehringer Ingelheim which has been making veterinary medicines for over 50 years. Boehringer Ingelheim is now the leading provider of veterinary nutraceuticals in the UK*

Seraquin features vacuum sealed blister packaging to ensure shelf life and long-lasting tastiness. Each component plays a complementary role in joint support. Glucosamine HCL and Chondroitin are important building blocks of joints. Curcumin is a potent antioxidant.

*Based on Gfk MAT values (June 2014)

What are the signs of potential joint problems I should look out for?

Because you know your dog best, you are well placed to keep an eye out for the following signs:

  • Difficulty in jumping
  • Limping or stiffness
  • Reluctance to play
  • Change in grooming habits e.g. licking at joints
  • Change in temperament e.g. increased anxiety or less tolerant with children and/or other pets

If you have noticed any of these changes in your pet, it is worth consulting your veterinary surgeon for advice.

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Using Seraquin

Advice on the use of Seraquin or other products should be sought from your veterinary surgeon. Seraquin contains Glucosamine HCI, Chondroitin Sulphate and Curcumin. Further information available from Boehringer Ingelheim Limited, Vetmedica, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 8YS, UK. Email: vetmedica.uk@boehringer-ingelheim.com. This is not a veterinary medicine which is subject to authorisation by the HPRA. AHD8205. *GfK Sales Data June 2014

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