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Ichon

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Ichon is used by veterinarian after surgery in order to prevent adhesions and strengthen scars. It has also been used off-label for arthritis as an injection but Ichon is not approved for this use.

What is Ichon?This is a sterile 5mL solution containing 500mg of Polysulfated Glycosaminoglycan (100mg/mL). It is used as a lavage during surgery to prevent adhesions primarily in abdominal and gynecological procedures. It is also used by veterinarians to strengthen scars after surgery.

What are the benefits of Ichon?
  • Sterile Polysulfated Glycosaminoglycan.
  • Derived from bovine trachea.
  • Preservative Free.

Formulated for:cats, dogs, and horses.

How is this medication given?Ichon is used as a medical device by veterinarians. It is used as a final lavage prior to surgical closure of the abdominal incision. Install at a rate of 0.013 grams / kg in a 0.9% sterile NaCl (sodium chloride) solution. The exact volume is calculated by the veterinary surgeon. Once the lavage has been performed, be sure to discard any unused portion of vial contents.

How does this medication work?This product contains Polysulfated Glycosaminoglycan (PSGAG) derived by bovine trachea. The PSGAG is applied as a final lavage by the veterinary surgeon in order to prevent post-surgical adhesions. Ichon can also aid in strengthening scars post-surgery.

What results can I expect? You can expect healing and less adhesions after your pets surgery.

What form(s) does Ichon come in? sterile solution

Generic Name:Sterile Polysulfated Glycosaminoglycan (Common Drug Name)

Common Brand Name:Ichon 500mg/5ml (100mg/ml) (Kinetic Vet)

Dose and Administration:The amount of Ichon used during surgery is determined by the veterinary surgeon. It is applied topically as a final lavage prior to surgical closure.

Uses:Ichon is used by veterinarians as a final lavage before surgical closure. It is used to prevent abdominal adhesions after abdominal and gynecological surgery. Some people have used this product as an alternative to other PSGAGS that are used in the treatment of arthritis but Ichon is not approved or labeled for this use.

Possible Side Effects: There are no known side effects to using Ichon although side effects are always possible.

Drug and Food Interactions: No interactions have been reported. It is always important to tell your veterinarian about all medications and supplements your pet is taking to ensure the safe use of Ichon.

Precautions:Ichon cannot be used in food animals. Always check with your veterinarian regarding the safety of Ichon in your pet.

Storage:Store at room temperature out of reach from children and pets.

A prescription from your veterinarian is required to purchase Ichon.
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