Nutramax Laboratories Veterinary Sciences, Inc.

Cosequin Optimized




  • The #1 veterinarian recommended joint health supplement brand
  • Contains higher levels of the active trademarked ingredients, FCHG49® Glucosamine and TRH122® Chondroitin Sulfate, per scoop or easy pack compared with the original researched formula, plus methylsulfonylmethane (MSM)
  • Tasty powder

Source: Survey conducted among equine veterinarians who recommended oral joint health supplements.

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Cosequin Optimized with MSM is a tasty powder containing higher levels of active ingredients compared to the original researched formula, with the addition of high quality MSM. The increased amounts of ingredients in Cosequin Optimized with MSM stem from current opinion suggesting that horses in work may benefit from higher levels of Glucosamine. MSM is an organic source of sulfur, a compound used by cartilage, In addition, some veterinarians suggest using MSM to help manage joint health. This product is a convenient way to provide MSM along with the proven ingredients in original Cosequin.

Weight Initial 2-4 Weeks Long-Term Administration
Under 600 lbs 1 scoop or easy pack daily ½ scoop or easy pack daily
Over 600 lbs 2 scoops or easy packs daily 1 scoop or easy pack daily

This chart should be used for guidance.

16.5 Grams (1 Level Scoop or Easy Pack) Contain:
Glucosamine Hydrochloride± 7,200 mg
Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) 5,000 mg
Chondroitin Sulfate± 1,200 mg
Manganese (Manganese Ascorbate) 32 mg

± Cosequin® Optimized with MSM contains FCHG49® Glucosamine and TRH122® Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate, proprietary veterinary researched specifications.
Reported on a hydrous basis. | Cosequin Optimized