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How long before glucosamine & chondroitin & zyflamend start working to decrease inflammation?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: They don't work
There is no data that suggests glucosamine and chondroitin have any benefit for inflammation.
It is possible that they do help osteoarthritic pain. One must give it a 3 month trial before deciding if these supplements are effective.

In brief: They don't work
There is no data that suggests glucosamine and chondroitin have any benefit for inflammation.
It is possible that they do help osteoarthritic pain. One must give it a 3 month trial before deciding if these supplements are effective.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Dr. Steven Brown
Surgery - Hand Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Usually two weeks
Primary active ingredient of such combination meds is the glucosamine and that usually takes approximately 2 weeks to attain full affect.
These products are not successful for all patients so if you see no response by four weeks i would stop taking it.

In brief: Usually two weeks
Primary active ingredient of such combination meds is the glucosamine and that usually takes approximately 2 weeks to attain full affect.
These products are not successful for all patients so if you see no response by four weeks i would stop taking it.
Dr. Steven Brown
Dr. Steven Brown
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Dr. Betty Keller
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Depends
Some people find that their osteoarthritis of the knees feel better while taking glucosamine this usually takes between 1 to 3 months.
Studies on glucosamine's benefit have been conflicting. More controlled studies need to be done to test effectiveness, safety and the best formulation.

In brief: Depends
Some people find that their osteoarthritis of the knees feel better while taking glucosamine this usually takes between 1 to 3 months.
Studies on glucosamine's benefit have been conflicting. More controlled studies need to be done to test effectiveness, safety and the best formulation.
Dr. Betty Keller
Dr. Betty Keller
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