4CYTE™ Canine is a unique advancement in joint health containing Epiitalis® a plant oil extract patented for its ability to proliferate chondrocyte cells for cartilage regeneration. Use after joint damage or surgery, or even better, have the forsight to use it as a prophylactic in high-risk large breeds, working or athletic dogs.
4CYTETM Canine can be extremely effective in;
• Pre and post operative situations
• Athletic and working dogs • Dogs with pre-exisiting osteo-arthritis
• Older dogs
1 scoop = .4 of a gram
Loading dose needs to be given for 4 weeks then drop back to the maintenance dose.
New Zealand Green-Lipped Mussel
What is 4CYTE™ Canine?
4CYTE™ Canine is a revolutionary complete joint support supplement for the canine industry targeting all key areas of joint function. 4CYTE™ is the first product proven to actively promote chondrocyte proliferation. 4CYTE™’s extensive product specific research has been peer reviewed and published in leading international journals such as and including the AJVR and the EVJ. 4CYTE™ has been scientifically developed for advanced joint support in dogs.
What is Epiitalis®?
A patent protected plant based oil, with proven chondrocyte proliferation and unique compunds targeting joints. Epiitalis® is a plant extract using a proprietary extraction method.
What does this proprietary extraction method do to the Epiitalis®?
In simple terms, in addition to the actual oil extraction it has the ability to change the fatty acid structure from a bound form to a specific free form of fatty acid dramatically increasing the efficacy of the oil therefore creating Epiitalis®
What are the ingredients of 4CYTE™ Canine and what do they do?
4CYTE™ Canine is a unique blend of Epiitalis®, New Zealand Green Lipped Mussel (Perna Canaliculas), Abalone (Haliotis Iris) and Marine cartilage. The blend of key compounds obtains maximum effectiveness. In vitro studies show the combination is more potent than each ingredient on its own. These active ingredients are of a human grade, blended to a specific ratio and manufactured to meet a strict pharmaceutical standard.
How does 4CYTE™ Canine work?
4CYTE™ Canine works in four key areas:
Supports the natural mechanism to maintain health cartilage and joints.
Assists to maintain normal joint function
Promotes – contains a range of compounds known to be necessary for promoting healthy joints
Potential to assist with recovery times after excessive exercise and reduce the symptoms of resulting aches and pains.
When can 4CYTE™ Canine be recommended?
4CYTE™Canine can be utilised as an advanced joint support supplement. 4CYTE™ Canine can be extremely effective in: • Pre and Post-operative situations for • Athletic dogs at risk of developing reduced joint function. • Dogs with reduced mobility/flexibility • Older dogs
Is 4CYTETM contraindicated with other medicines?
There are no known contraindictations with other drugs or nutritional supplements.
Is 4CYTE™ Canine “VET ONLY?
Yes 4CYTE™ Canine is a Veterinary Only product. This product is not a “miracle cure” and needs to be utilised in appropriate cases where genuine benefit can be achieved. It is important that Veterinarians who understand your pets medical history and its symptoms make the correct diagnosis and treatment recommendation.
Can 4CYTETM be used in pregnant dogs?
No specific studies have been conducted during pregnancy, therefore it is not recommended. Although your veterinarian can make a final decision in this regard.
How much Glucosamine & Chondroitin does 4CYTE™ Canine contain?
4CYTE™ Canine contains the full complement of the naturally forming glycosaminoglycan’s (including Glucosamine, Chondroitin, Keratin, Dermaten and Heparin) necessary for the health of the synovial fluid and cartilage matrix. Our in-vivo and in-vitro research has demonstrated significant bioavailability and efficacy at the stimulation of GAG’s production, with GAG levels a key objective measure of these peer reviewed and published papers.
Where are the raw materials for 4CYTE™ Canine sourced?
All of our marine derived raw materials are by-products sourced from non-endangered species, harvested on a CITES certified under a strict quota basis and are by-products from harvested or certified aqua-farming operations. . More specifically the marine cartilage utilised in 4CYTE™ is from the fish backbone, which is a by-product of fish harvested for human consumption and come predominantly from Australian and New Zealand waters harvested under strict Governmental quota systems. The cartilage used is certified to not come from species listed in the Convention of International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). We apply a very strict quality control process to our raw materials acquisition to ensure all ethical procedures and guidelines are applied and met. All product is premium “human grade” quality.
Bioavailability of 4CYTE Canine?
4CYTE™ Canine has undergone significant in-vivo and in-vitro research which has demonstrated that the active ingredients are effective following simulated digestion and ultrafiltration (“absorption”) and that the product does reach the joints following oral administration. In-vitro studies 4CYTE™ Canine were subjected to a simulated digestion model and ultrafiltration process, thus mimicking the effects of natural digestion and absorption. Objective measures were then applied measuring levels of degradative enzymes, Glycosaminoglycan’s, Nitric Oxide and Chondrocyte numbers.