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Dr. Abdolmohammad Rostami
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Glucosamine (Definition)

Glucosamine is one of several nutritional supplements that may aid in cartilage healing. There is not conclusive ...Read more


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Can Synthroid (thyroxine) be taken together with glucosamine?

Can Synthroid (thyroxine) be taken together with glucosamine?

Synthroid-glucosamin: It is best to always take synthroid (thyroxine) first thing in the am, without taking anything else or eating for at least one hour. Taken at a different time, glucosamine is safe to take. ...Read more

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Can i also take Synthroid in the a.M. With my Lexapro (escitalopram) and glucosomine/chondroitin?

Can i also take Synthroid in the a.M. With my Lexapro (escitalopram) and glucosomine/chondroitin?

Not at the same time: Thyroid should be taken separately from other meds or food. 30 minutes before with coffee; shower, dress, then eat. This is what i do! ...Read more

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My knees hurt when I bend  down.  ( i.e., .to pick up something). What can be done about this?  Does glucosamine and hydrodyn really work?

My knees hurt when I bend  down.  ( i.e., .to pick up something). What can be done about this?  Does glucosamine and hydrodyn really work?

Evidence Lacking: The use of glucosamine chondroitin is a very popular over the counter supplement that many people take for osteoarthritis. Research is mixed on its efficacy. Some research indicates that the glucosamine sulfate version may be the one that works. Often people look towards the more expensive combination of glucosamie and msm. It would be good to see an orthopedic physician. ...Read more

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Glucosamine is helpful to cure crepitus?

Glucosamine is helpful to cure crepitus?

No: Glucosamine cures nothing. It may have some benefit in reducing osteoarthritic pain. ...Read more

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What is using glucosamine for tmj?

TMJ: Glucosamine is a vitamin that is sometimes used to help try and prevent joint problems, not just the tmj joints. There is usually no harm in trying this. However, if you have a disc problem it may not help. There are a lot of references online that you can read up on for this. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Is liver affected by glucosamine?

Is liver affected by glucosamine?

Doubt it: There is not much evidence of liver damage by glucosamine. According to mayo clinic : one patient developed liver inflammation (acute cholestatic hepatitis) after taking glucosamine forte. Review this good article. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/glucosamine/ns_patient-glucosamine/dsection=safety. ...Read more

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Will glucosamine help osteoarthritis?

Will glucosamine help osteoarthritis?

Unknown: I have patients that do believe that glucosamine helps their oa pain. There is no real evidence that it makes a difference. It does not change the arthritic problem but no medication or supplement does at this time for oa. Occassionally I have seen some relief in knee and hip pain in rare patients. ...Read more

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Does glucosamine cause blood thinning?

Does glucosamine cause blood thinning?

No: Not known to affect this but if you have underlying coagulation problems or you are on any blood anticoagulants it may. But not by itself. ...Read more

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Emily Lu Dr. Lu
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What exactly is glucosamine chondroitin?

Emily Lu Dr. Lu
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What exactly is glucosamine chondroitin?

Cartilage Components: Glucosamine is a modified sugar that can be crosslinked to form shellfish shells and glycosaminoglyans, a major component of connective tissue. Chondroitin sulfate is a particular kind of glycosaminoglycan that is especially prevalent in cartilage and is often depleted during osteoarthritis.. ...Read more

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Dr. David Sneid
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Thyroxine (Definition)

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Dr. Joseph Mathews
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Synthroid (Definition)

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