Protexin Veterinary has announced the launch of CystoPro, a brand new product to aid in the management of urinary tract infections in dogs.

The key feature in CystoPro’s effectiveness is the inclusion of Proanthocyanidins (Type A PACs). Derived from cranberries, this active ingredient works by reducing the ability of E.coli bacteria to infect a dog’s urinary tract. 
CystoPro combines four innovative ingredients with an artificial chicken flavour for optimum effectiveness. Presented in a capsule formulation CystoPro contains:

  • Proanthocyanidins (Type A PACs)
    Proanthocyanidins are naturally occurring powerful antioxidants extracted from the North American cranberry.  Type A PACs inhibit the ability of E.coli to attach to the urothelium, reducing bacterial adherence, colonisation and infection.
  • Probiotic
    The EU-registered strain Enterococcus faecium (NCIMB 10415) E1707 reduces pathogenic bacteria within the gastrointestinal tract thereby lessening the risk of ascending UTIs of faecal origin.
  • Mannan-oligosaccharide
    Created from purified yeast cell walls, Mannan-oligosaccharide (MOS), binds E.coli and upregulates the innate immune system by attracting phagocytes to opsonise the bacteria. MOS is commonly used as a prebiotic to support intestinal microflora.
  • N-acetyl D-glucosamine
    N-acetyl D-glucosamine reinforces the structure of the Glycosaminoglycan (GAG) layer that lines and protects the sensitive bladder urothelium.  A strong, resilient GAG layer prevents bacteria from adhering to the urothelial cells.

CystoPro is available in boxes of 30 and 120 capsules and is available to purchase from all veterinary practices.
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