Denosyl for Dogs by Nutramax Labs
Nutramax Labs - Denosyl for Dogs 225 mg. - 30 Chewable Tablets
Denosyl has been shown to markedly increase liver glutathione levels, an important compound for liver health formed when SAMe (S-Adenosylmethionine) is metabolized. Denosyl has also been shown to help protect liver cells from cell death and may help cell repair and regeneration.
While best known for supporting the liver in dogs and cats. Denosyl also has a place in supporting brain health! Denosyl could help your best friend live a longer, healthier life. Research is looking into dog aging and associated decreases in levels of SAMe (S-Adenosylmethionine) in cerebrospinal fluid, which surrounds the brain. Denosyl provides SAMe in a stabilized form to help with brain health and act as a neuroprotector.
The new chewable tablets of Denosyl allow dogs to receive SAMe in a tasty treat eliminating the need to "pill" your dog daily. Additionally, the chewable tablets are absorbed more quickly when compared to hard enteric-coated tablets.
Dog Brain Health Products
Just like in people, as pets age mental acuity may diminish. In dogs this may manifest itself through confusion or personality changes often expressed through being less social. Research is looking into dog aging and associated decreases in levels of S-Adenosylmethionine (SAMe) in cerebrospinal fluid, which surrounds the brain. Both Denosyl and Denamarin provide SAMe in a stabilized form to help with brain health and act as a neuroprotector. Denamarin also provides a bioavailable form of silybin which supports oxidative balance. The new chewable tablets of Denosyl and Denamarin allow dogs to receive SAMe in a tasty treat, eliminating the need to "pill" the dog daily. Additionally, the chewable tablets allow for quicker uptake of the SAMe and less variability between dogs when compared to enteric-coated tablets. While best known for supporting the liver in dogs and cats both Denamarin and Denosyl also have a place in supporting brain health! If you see any of the above behavior changes in your pet, ask your veterinarian if Denamarin or Denosyl could help your best friend live a longer, healthier life.
Frequently Asked Questions
What formulations of Denosyl are available?
Denosyl is available in two formulations for your convenience: Original enteric-coated tablets for cats and dogs and now New tasty, scored chewable tablets for dogs for easy administration.
How much Denosyl should I give my pet?
Your veterinarian will advise you as to the amount to initially administer. Depending on your pet’s response and status, your veterinarian may eventually adjust this amount to meet your pet’s individual needs. Remember, Denosyl enteric-coated tablets should not be broken. When increasing or decreasing their administration, adjustments should be done in full tablet increments. Some pets are given Denosyl only for a short period of time, while Denosyl may be used longer in other animals.
What should I look for when I give Denosyl?
While response varies, owners may note an improvement in their pet’s appetite, activity, and attitude.
How will my veterinarian monitor my pet's response while on Denosyl? Are there any side effects?
Denosyl has been shown to be well-tolerated by both dogs and cats with a wide margin of safety.
Can Denosyl be used with other products?
Yes, your veterinarian may recommend combining Denosyl with other products and/or dietary modifications. One such product is called Marin™, which can be administered with Denosyl for additional liver support. There are no known adverse interactions of Denosyl with drugs or other supplements. Denosyl may even protect against negative effects on the liver caused by some medications.
Are other brands the equivalent to Denosyl?
While other S-Adenosylmethionine (SAMe) products for humans are available in health food stores and over-the-counter in pharmacies, there can be a significant variance in product quality and activity levels of SAMe. Denosyl is the only brand shown to be safe and effective for pets in published US veterinary research studies. Denosyl is a nutritional product produced under manufacturing standards similar to those used by the pharmaceutical industry.
Since S-Adenosylmethionine is made from methionine, should I give my pet methionine?
Administration of methionine is not recommended. Providing high levels of methionine to pets with liver compromise may not increase the production of natural S-Adenosylmethionine and has been shown in some cases to increase liver.
Founded in 1992, a private, Christian-based, company located in Edgewood, Maryland with approximately 100,000 square feet, Nutramax Laboratories, Inc. researches, develops, and markets high quality products to support the active lifestyles of people and animals. The corporate entity has two business divisions: Consumer Products and Veterinary Science. Additionally, Nutramax Agriculture, Inc. markets high quality, environmentally safe biofertilizers for the turf industry. Nutramax Manufacturing, Inc. manufactures Nutramax Laboratories, Inc. products following production standards similar to the pharmaceutical industry. The company has become an industry leader in setting and adhering to high standards in manufacturing and quality control. Additionally, the company supports laboratory research and clinical studies on its products. Many of these studies have been published and/or presented in medical, veterinary and other health-related journals and publications.
The chart below is provided as a guide for administration. Daily administration may also be calculated based on 20 mg/kg of body weight and rounded to the closest 1/2 tablet size.
For optimal absorption, tablets should be given on an empty stomach, at least one hour before feeding, as the presence of food decreases the absorption of S-Adenosylmethionine.
Number of Chewable Tablets Per Day
|Up to 6 lbs
|Over 105 lbs
Store in a cool dry place not to exceed 86° F. Keep tablets in original blister pack until used. Tablets are sensitive to moisture and extreme heat.
S-Adenosylmethionine (225 mg)
About Nutramax Labs
Nutramax Laboratories, inc. researches, develops and markets high quality products to support the active lifestyles of people and animals. Founded in 1992, Nutramax is a private, Christian-based company located in Edgewood, Maryland. The corporate entity has two business divisions: consumer products and veterinary science. Additionally, Nutramax agriculture, inc. Markets high quality, environmentally safe biofertilizers for the turf industry, while Nutramax manufacturing, inc. Manufactures nutramax laboratories, inc. Products following production standards similar to the pharmaceutical industry. The company has become an industry leader in setting and adhering to high standards in manufacturing and quality control by supporting laboratory research and clinical studies on its products.
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