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Is liver affected by glucosamine?
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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In brief: It can be
It is taken up by the liver, where it is metabolized (though the kidneys help excrete it out in the urine as well).

In brief: It can be
It is taken up by the liver, where it is metabolized (though the kidneys help excrete it out in the urine as well).
Dr. Joseph Newman
Dr. Joseph Newman
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