Some frequently asked questions
All your FAQs answered for the use of our products.
Have you seen any adverse reactions following the intra-articular injection of Arthramid® Vet?
We have not seen any abnormal reaction in the joints in the research population. There are a few reported cases of granulomatous reactions when PAAG has been used concurrently with IA corticosteroids.
Does the articular treatment need to be repeated at a specific interval or 1 dose is enough?
One dose is often enough but this is something we are wanting to find out. Anecdotally repeating the dose either at 4 weeks for partial responders or at 6 months has been beneficial.
If horse does not improve, what is the course of action?
We recommend trying to understand why it didn’t work (further imaging, synovial fluid, other factors ( e.g. foot imbalance, conformation, work surface)...etc...). This is different from horses that are partial responders. These horses should be re-examined at 4-6 weeks and another dose administered as there is strong evidence that the mechanical effect is dose-dependent. This is another aim of this study.
Can horses have NSAID’s or other anti-inflammatory medications concurrent with Arthramid®Vet?
NO NSAID, corticosteroids or other anti-inflammatory medication should be injected within 30 days of Arthramid®Vet. Oral NSAID's are ok.
Is it ok to inject several OA joints in the same horse?
In the field trial, several joints can be injected in the same horse.
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