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Glucosamine Drug for Arthritis: Use, Side Effects, Interactions




Glucosamine

More drugs used for Arthritis.

Use:

Glucosamine is touted as a remedy for arthritis.

How It Works:

Glucosamine is naturally produced in the body where it is important for repair and maintenance of cartilage. Where it has any effect when taken orally is unclear, although there have been reports of pain relief and improved join movement.

Side Effects:

Cautions for People:

Drug Interactions:

Further Reading:

Added to Virtual Drugstore November 1996.

The relevant product monographs must be regarded as the appropriate sources of prescribing information.













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