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How do you take glucosamine?
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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Orally
This is usually available otc in pill/tablet form and is taken orally.
(glucosamine/chondroitin). For dosing, follow the lable or manufacturers recommendaitons.

In brief: Orally
This is usually available otc in pill/tablet form and is taken orally.
(glucosamine/chondroitin). For dosing, follow the lable or manufacturers recommendaitons.
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Dr. Danny Proffitt
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine
In brief: Daily.
The combination of glucosamine and chondroitin has been shown in studies to (1) provide a degree of pain relief in the short term, and (2) trigger growth of new cartilage when taken for at least two years straight.
So it can help you pain and reverse some of the chronic damage. You can find this in the health food store. MSM is not necessary and adds to the cost of the product.

In brief: Daily.
The combination of glucosamine and chondroitin has been shown in studies to (1) provide a degree of pain relief in the short term, and (2) trigger growth of new cartilage when taken for at least two years straight.
So it can help you pain and reverse some of the chronic damage. You can find this in the health food store. MSM is not necessary and adds to the cost of the product.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Dr. Dean Giannone
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
In brief: By mouth
Seriously, most studies suggest a daily dose of 1, 500 mg daily for a period of 3 months before deciding if it has any benefits.

In brief: By mouth
Seriously, most studies suggest a daily dose of 1, 500 mg daily for a period of 3 months before deciding if it has any benefits.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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