glucosamine, which might help rebuild cartilage.
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allergic reactions. Since collagen type II contains chondroitin and glucosamine, large doses might lead to the same side effects as those seen with chondroitin and glucosamine supplements. These side effects include nausea, heartburn, diarrhea and constipation, drowsiness, skin reactions, and headache.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking collagen type II if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Egg or chicken allergies: People who are allergic to chicken or eggs should not use collagen type II. Collagen products have been associated with allergic reactions.
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