Glucosamine sulfate potassium chloride Glucosamine sulfate is a chemical found in the human body. It is used by the body to produce a variety of other chemicals that are involved in building tendons, ligaments, cartilage, and the thick fluid that surrounds joints. Joints are cushioned by the fluid and cartilage that surround them
Benefits of Glucosamine :
Reduce osteoarthritis-related pain, stiffness, and swelling in the joints. Improve function in people with knee or hip osteoarthritis. Provide continued relief of symptoms for up to 3 months after someone stops treatment
In laboratory tests, glucosamine showed anti-inflammatory properties and even appeared to help cartilage regeneration
A Word of Caution : Glucosamine may affect blood sugar and insulin levels. However, studies are mixed. Talk to your doctor before taking this supplement if you have diabetes or insulin resistance. Animal studies show that glucosamine may further increase LDL "bad" cholesterol levels if you eat a lot of fatty foods
Glucosamine is extensively metabolised in the liver but has some renal excretion. Acute interstitial nephritis has been reported as a possible adverse effect of glucosamine. ... It is advisable to avoid glucosamine for patients with severe renalimpairment and those on dialysis until more data are available
How Supplied : GLUCOSAMINE 500MG Packing of 60 capsules.