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SAM-E Helps Alleviate Joint Pain in Cats, Dogs

Did you know that your Tripawd’s joint pain can be relieved with SAM-e? This pain-relief human supplement can be used for dogs as well as humans and comes highly recommended by Tripawd’s long-time friend and supporter Dr. Pam Wiltzius, as well as Dr. Jessica Waldman from California Animal Rehabilitation. Dr. Waldman shared great advice regarding SAM-e in a Tripawds chat session

‹Dr.Waldman› a great supplement for all joint pain that is over-the-counter is Nature Made SAM-e – approximately, 200mg per 20lb dog, 30 minutes before eating in the morning… it’s 3rd party tested so it’s not lying to you, if given with snacks it won’t work, GREAT for pain…

… Human product, often in 400 mg, this is by far safest, best pain product, plus, if your significant other is cranky, give it to them too, it’s a mood elevator!

As for dosage, Dr. Wiltzius said in this forum discussion:

“The dose for SAM-E is as follows:

  • cats and small dogs (under 12 pounds)  100 mg daily
  • medium dogs (12-35 pounds)  200 mg daily
  • large dogs (35-65 pounds)  400 mg daily
  • XL dogs (65-120 pounds)  800 mg daily
  • giants (120 plus pounds)  1200 mg daily

SAM-E is best given on an empty stomach.”

Please do your homework about finding the best supplements, not just bargains. We found lots of online sources for various SAM-e supplements but only Amazon carries a wide selection of Nature Made SAM-e, which Dr. Wiltzius suggests using.

Nature Made is the leading distributor of SAM-e supplements in the U.S. and they guarantee their products are made to the highest purity and potency standards. Nature Made SAM-e Complete tablets are enterically coated to ensure proper absorption and packaged in blister pack form to help maintain product effectiveness.

Shop Amazon for Nature Made SAM-e

Review these links for comparison shopping for the best Nature Made SAM-e dosage to meet your needs:

Nature Made SAM-e Complete 200mg, 60 Tablets

Nature Made SAM-e Complete 200 mg – Value Size (90 Coated Tablets)

Nature Made SAM-e Complete, 400mg Tablets, 36 Tablets

Nature Made SAM-e, 400 mg Trial Size (12 Coated Tablets)

View All Nature Made Products

Want to know more about SAM-e? Read the The SAM-e Handbook – The Fast, Natural Way to Overcome Depression, Relieve the Pain of Arthritis, Alleviate the Discomfort of Fibromyalgia, and Boost Your Energy. This book will answer all your questions and provide the most up-to-date information on the new all natural supplement that has proven to be effective in the treatment of depression, arthritis, and other disorders.

Please be aware that we are not veterinarians. The information presented here is not meant to be construed as medical advice or guidance, nor should it be substituted for professional veterinary assistance. Always discuss any remedies and treatments you wish to pursue with your veterinarian. Tripawds is a user-supported community; all purchases made here help us continue providing resources and support to our Tripawd families. Thanks for shopping at Tripawds!

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