VetIQ® Arthriti-UM® Advanced tablets are a unique concentrated source of active ingredients specifically developed for the maintenance of healthy bones & supple joints. Arthriti-UM® Advanced tablets contain essential amounts of Glucosamine, Chondroitin Sulphate , MSM & Green Lipped Mussel, which help support and maintain mobility in joints and the overall condition and flexibility of your pet. By providing nutritional support for ageing joints, it allows your pet to enjoy exercise and play for years to come.
Glucosamine Sulphate is the basic molecule of the joint structure. It contains an amino acid which is an essential component of the building block which gives structure to the bones, skin and hair. Glucosamine also stimulates the production of glycosaminoglycans and proteoglycans, two of the components of cartilage. The natural production of glucosamine fades with injury or aging. Supplementation with glucosamine can help replace the deficit and restore the correct glucosamine balance in the joint.
Chondroitin Sulphate is concentrated in joint cartilage and is necessary for cartilage metabolism, maintenance and regeneration. It is an essential component to ensure joint flexibility and resistance to compression. Chondroitin also helps control the deposition of calcium salt within the cartilage and helps maintain the elasticity of the joint vessel.
Methyl Sulfonylmethane (MSM) contains sulphur which can be used in the body to strengthen the connective tissue around the joint and cartilage. The building blocks of joint tissues are connected by di-sulphide bonds; MSM provides the suphur to make these bonds and therefore is essential for joint strength and resilliance. MSM is also known to have an anti-inflammatory effect and to reduce pain caused by inflammation.
Green Lipped Mussel is rich in glycosaminoglycans, the building blocks of connective tissue which also aid joint lubrication and its anti-concussive properties. It also contains omega fatty acids namely omega 3 and 6 which are useful anti-oxidant molecules and aid joint maintenance and repair. They are also known to possess soothing/anti-inflammatory potential.
Vitamin C is a natural antioxidant, inhibiting harmful substances in the body. It aids the formation of collagen required to support cartilage and bones and contributes to the shock absorbing abilities of the joint. It also has a function in maintaining healthy synovial fluid which nourishes the joint and removes waste.
Directions for Daily Use: Animal Type Weight Range Recommended Amounts
Cat Under 5 kg ¼ tablet daily 180 days Dog Under 10 kg ½ tablet daily
Dog 10-20 kg 1 tablet daily 45 days Dogs 20-35 kg 1 tablet twice daily
Dogs Over 35kg 2 tablets twice daily
Composition: Glucosamine Sulphate (33%), DiCalcium Phosphate, Methyl Sulphonyl Methane (16%), Chondroitin Sulphate (13%), Green Lipped Mussel (1%), Magnesium Sulphate monohydrate. Additives: (per kg) Flavouring. Emulsifier. Nutritional Additives: Vitamin C 33,333 mg. Trace Elements: Manganous Sulphate 13,053 mg, Zinc Sulphate 11,200 mg, Copper Sulphate 501 mg. Analytical Constituents: Crude Protein 13.1%, Fat Content 0.7%, Crude Fibre 0.8%, Moisture 10.4%, Ash 40.0%, Calcium 9.2%, Phosphorus 6.9%, Sodium 0.8%. Ingredients: Glucosamine Sulphate, DiCalcium Phosphate, Methyl Sulphonyl Methane, Chondroitin Sulphate, Vitamin C, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Natural Flavouring, Manganous Sulphate, Zinc Sulphate, Acacia, Green Lipped Mussel, Magnesium Sulphate monohydrate, Copper Sulphate. Guatanteed Analysis: Crude Protein (min) 12.6%, Crude Fat (min) 0.6%, Crude Fibre (max) 1.1%, Moisture (max) 11.6%, Ash 41.5%, Calcium (min) 7.9%, Phosphorus (min) 6.3%, Sodium (min) 0.7%.
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