DOGOTEKA ProArtLeg® 30tab

Joint protection and control of inflammation and pain. Complementary feed in tablets for medium size end large breed dogs useful for maintaining the proper functioning of the osteoarticular apparatus.


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to keep intact and functional joints of dogs subjected to work, also intense

to prevent articular degeneration

for inflammation of joints and tendons

for protection of ligaments and tendons

for the prevention and treatment of osteoarthritis

Characterizing ingredients per 1 tablet of 1 g
Chondroitin sulfate (from pig)
200 mg
Glucosamine sulfate (from marine crustaceans)
200 mg
100 mg
Purple Mangosteen tit. α-γ mangostin
40 mg
Harpagophytum procumbens
30 mg
Biocell collagen II (from poultry)
10 mg
Vitamin E
10 mg
Vitamin C
60 mg
40 mcg


GLUCOSAMINE AND CHONDROITIN SULFATE: - are basic components of articular cartilage, together they can improve the feeling of pain and joint stiffness. Glucosamine is important for the treatment and prevention of osteoarthritis alone or in combination with chondroitin sulfate.

PROTRIXAN® - DDFarma blend, for exclusive use in veterinary line Dogoteka, that brings together in a balanced and synergistic form, naturally derived components, extensively studied and validated by the international scientific literature. Protrixan® is an innovative phytocomplex formed by dry extract of Purple mangosteen standardized and titrated to 40% in α mangosteen, polyphenols and xanthones, Purple mangosteen phytocomplex and Curcuma Longa powder at high titer, which improves joint function and acts as an antioxidant.

PURPLE MANGOSTEEN e.s. - titrated to 10% in α and 1% γ mangosteen provide additional antioxidant useful in inflammation of bone and joint problems.

TURMERIC - it is particularly suitable for reducing discomfort caused by musculoskeletal pain and arthritis. Improves joint function and acts like antioxidant.

DEVIL'S CLAW - classified as herbal cortisone, acts on articular function and provide additional antioxidant useful in inflammation of bone and joint problems.

COLLAGEN BioCELL® - improves comfort and mobility of joints

  • 65% collagen II
  • 25% chondroitin sulfate
  • 10% hyaluronic acid
  • BioCell collagen® is produced by using a patented hydrolysis process which optimizes the molecular size of collagen, hyaluronic acid and chondroitin sulfate for fast and effective absorption.
  • BioCell collagen® provides building blocks of macromolecular collagen, hyaluronic acid and chondroitin sulfate, essential for the health of cartilage, synovial fluid and tendon and ligament connective tissue.

SELENIUM - prevents diseases associated with aging and strengthens the fibrous tissue ligaments.

VITAMIN E - antioxidant effect on lipophilic cellular component

VITAMIN C - strong antioxidant; promotes the formation of native collagen




It is called glucosamine sulfate and is the result of Italian research, the substance that has demonstrated - for the first time in the world - to stop the progression of osteoarthritis: a degenerative joint disease. Glucosamine allows to stop the 'wear' process of the joints in the elderly dogs and in the dogs who practice sports.
Normally in the body, glucosamine is present in the joints, synovial fluid, tendons, ligaments and muscles and is synthesized by glucose but in arthritis a metabolic defect occurs in its biosynthesis.
In this situation, the exogenous intake of glucosamine sulphate substitutes the deficiency of that, normally produced by the body.
The administration of glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate to the puppies and to large breed or older dogs, determines after absorbing action, reinforcement and chondroprotection of bone and cartilaginous structures.
Glucosamine in food supplements is obtained by hydrolysis of chitin derived from the shells of certain crustaceans (marine exoskeletons). Glucosamine is the basic component, that with hyaluronic acid intervenes in the constuction of new cartilage. Chondroitin sulfate belongs to a family of heteropolysaccharides called glycosaminoglycans or GAGs.
In the form of proteoglycans they form the basic substance of the extracellular matrix of connective tissue. Chondroitin sulfate is formed by repetitive linear units consisting of N-acetylgalactosamine and D-glucuronic acid. Chondroitin sulfate is found in the cartilage.
The activity of chondroitin sulfate, especially in combination with glucosamine, can promote and maintain the structure of cartilage (chondroprotection).

In particular:

stimulates the synthesis of collagen, which is the main protein found in cartilage;

It helps to reduce the activity of enzymes that can accidentally destroy what remains of healthy tissue in a worn out joint;

It draws water into the cartilage tissue. Articular cartilage is not supplied by blood but by the synovial fluid, that is essential to nourish and lubricate the joints. The effect of the cartilage pillow is due in fact to the moisture content.

Glucosamine and Chondroitin sulphate supplementation in animals that are predisposed to cartilage wear (but also in humans) is recognized as adequate therapy as in prevention and as in the presence of symptoms such as limping or stiffening of the joints.
The pain caused by the loss of cartilage in the joints can be treated with natural substances, that have long been subject to in-depth studies avoiding long-term use of anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

ProTriXan ® - DDFARMA blend that brings together in a balanced and synergistic form, naturally derived components, extensively studied and validated by international scientific literature. 

* Garcinia mangostana L. e.s. phytocomplex standardized in polyphenols - extract from the whole plant
* Garcinia mangostana L . standardized in xanthones α and γ - extract from the fruit pericarp
* Curcuma longa L. titrated in curcumin

EFFECT OF GARCINIA MANGOSTANA ON CELLULAR OXIDATION AND INFLAMMATORY PROCESS Garcinia Mangostana is a typical fruit of various areas of SouthEastern Asia. In the late 90s scientists isolated Xantons from the fruit of Mangosteen. The class of xanthones, polyphenols derived from Benzo-y-pyrone, possesses many pharmacological properties. The most interesting are the high antioxidant and anti-inflammatory power of alpha and gamma mangosteen.
Based on the antioxidant evidence of the fruit, some researchers carried out studies in which the activity of the gamma mangosteen was examined, one of the xanthones present in the fruit, on the cascade of arachidonic acid. The ability of the Gamma Mangosteen to inhibit COX1 and COX2 in dependent concentration mode was highlighted, with a mechanism of action based on the selective inhibition of COXs in a competitive manner.
Garcinia mangostana acts as a joint protector with control of inflammation and joint pain.

DEVIL'S CLAW (Arpagophytum procumbens DC) is also a plant to which are attributed proven pharmacological activities, which are in such as in Garcinia mangostana, in improving joint function and control of inflammation and pain associated with it. Its mechanism of action is similar to that of Garcinia Mangostana because it has the ability to intervene in the cascade of arachidonic acid. Devil's Claw contains phytosterols, iridoid glycosides, flavonoids. For its analgesic and anti-inflammatory activity is called natural cortisone.

CURCUMA LONGA L. tit. in curcumin Turmeric is a natural anti-inflammatory. Administered as a nutritional supplement, turmeric demonstrates pharmacological activity used in cartilage degeneration and rheumatoid arthritis.
ANTI-INFLAMMATORY EFFECT Many studies have shown that turmeric may be comparable to conventional and potent anti-inflammatory drugs such as hydrocortisone and phenylbutazone. But unlike these, does not have toxic side effects.
PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF ARTHRITIS Studies on turmeric have shown that this powerful anti-inflammatory drug can reduce the symptoms associated with rheumatoid arthritis: turmeric is a powerful antioxidant, antioxidants neutralize free radicals that cause painful inflammation and damage to joints affected by arthritis. This is quite significant for older animals who may experience pain associated with arthritis and aging.
"Curcuma-Turmeric is one of the most powerful natural anti-inflammatory drugs available" Dr Randy J. Horwitz - Arizona Center Medical Director 2006

BIOCELL COLLAGEN® It is a mixer of protein substances: hydrolysed collagen of type II, hyaluronic acid, chondroitin sulfate, essential amino acids.
Collagen, the main protein of our tissues, is essential for structuring the joints, tendons and ligaments. Hyaluronic acid is fluidizing / moisturizing, essential for lubricating the joints.
Type II ° collagen is the most common type of collagen found in articular cartilage and represents 80-90% of total collagen content.
Biocell collagen contains hydrolysed collagen, obtained through a patented technology that allows to extract a high percentage of collagen II, hyaluronic acid and chondroitin sulfate, essential components of the body structure.
This hydrolysed collagen is made up of a molecular structure that allows a quick assimilation and favors more pronounced tissue regenerative processes.

SELENIUM - VITAMINS E and C - Selenium prevents osteoarticular aging; Vitamins E and C are antioxidants. Vitamin C promotes the formation of native collagen.

Tabletes of 1 g (ProArtLeg® ) 
dogs and cat from 0 - 5 kg
1/2 tablet
Less than 5 - 10 kg
1 tablet
10 - 20 kg
2 tablets
Over 20 kg
3 tablets

ProArtLeg® Tablets of 1 g

Instructions for use:

The tablets should be administered in daily ration or orally, for 40 days depending on your veterinary advice. High palatability.