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glucosamine

[′glü‚kōs·ə·mēn]
(biochemistry)
C6H13O5 An amino sugar; the most abundant in nature, occurring in glycoproteins and chitin.
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Glucosamine sulfate in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis symptoms: a randomized double-blind placebo- controlled study using acetaminophen as a sidecomparator.
In group II (25 patients) GS was used in doses of Glucosamine sulfate 1500 mg (Dona sase 1500 mg Glucosamine sulfate Rottapharm Ltd.
A multicenter, randomized, double-blind, parallel-group study to investigate efficacy and safety of oral glucosamine sulfate in osteoarthritis of the spine.
Glucosamine sulfate compared to ibuprofen in osteoarthritis of the knee.
Fourteen patients participated and had a baseline 4-hour meal tolerance test and a frequently sampled intravenous glucose tolerance test, before and after 4 weeks of glucosamine sulfate treatment (500 mg orally 3 times daily).
In human osteoarthritic chondrocytes, glucosamine sulfate (GS) was tested for its ability to regulate the expression of genes, encoding for constitutive extracellular matrix macromolecules.
A study of over 200 people with osteoarthritis took either 1,500 mg of glucosamine sulfate each day for three years or a placebo.
It was the first company to introduce standardized Ginkgo biloba, glucosamine sulfate and botanical standardization to the United States health market.
The study assessed the effectiveness of two interventions: a weight-reduction program and oral glucosamine sulfate (1,500 mg/day).
WHAT'S IN IT: Eight ingredients commonly found in arthritis supplements, including glucosamine sulfate, MSM, white willow bark extract, ginger, cayenne pepper, and hyaluronic acid.