Topic: Chondroitin Sulfate and Glucosamine in Treating Arthritis
What is the proper way to use these two
If one is going to take glucosamine they
should take it regularly, generally 1500 mg per day as a daily dose. It
should be taken with food and should be tried for a period of
approximately 4 to 6 weeks to determine whether or not it is going to be
effective in relieving arthritis symptoms. If it's not at that point, at
least in my practice, I would recommend patients discontinue that
form of treatment and perhaps seek another type of medication or
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