chondroitin


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chondroitin

[kän′drō·ə·tən]
(biochemistry)
A nitrogenous polysaccharide occurring in cartilage in the form of condroitinsulfuric acid.
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While those who conducted the study concluded that the overall test results did not indicate the efficacy of combination glucosamine and chondroitin, a pre-defined group encompassing patients with moderate to high pain showed 79.
Because osteoarthritis is a chronic condition, patients are likely to use glucosamine and chondroitin for long periods, perhaps indefinitely.
Generalizability may also be limited because the patients we see in clinical practice may not be able to obtain consistent preparations of chondroitin and glucosamine like those used for this study.
Our results are consistent with observational studies reporting an association between glucosamine and chondroitin and circulating concentrations of CRP," said Dr.
We're enthusiastic about the potential of PUREFLEX chondroitin as a tool in the fight against pervasive and difficult knee joint conditions.
Jean-Yves Reginster, who has an unspecified interest in the Institut Biochimique SA (Pambio-Noranco, Switzerland), the manufacturer of Chondrosulf, the chondroitin formulation used in the study.
Researchers are testing a daily dose of 1,500 mg of glucosamine, 1,200 mg of chondroitin, or a combination of the two against a placebo in 1,500 people with osteoarthritis.
Patients taking chondroitin sulfate showed no joint changes, while those on placebo showed significant joint space narrowing.
Many of these issues are exemplified in a recent study of glucosamine and chondroitin, known as the Glucosamine/Chondroitin Arthritis Intervention Trial (GAIT) study.
Our findings show chondroitin sulfate is a safe and effective treatment for patients with hand osteoarthritis," Dr.
Clinical studies suggest that the combination of glucosamine and chondroitin can reduce moderate to severe knee pain due to osteoarthritis.