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Any of several sulfated glycosaminoglycans that are a major constituent of various connective tissues, especially blood vessels, bone, and cartilage, used as an over-the-counter dietary supplement alone or in combination with glucosamine for joint pain in arthritis.

[From chondroitic acid, an acid occurring in cartilage.]
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1. an element that is present in cartilage
2. (Pharmacology) an additive that can be taken to improve movement and elasticity of joints
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Nutramax is set to extend the line at the beginning of 2007 with Cosamin ASU, which research has indicated is even more effective in reducing pain and inflammation than glucosamme and chondroitin alone, says David Moore, Nutramax' vice president.
Last winter, researchers announced the results of the Glucosamine/ Chondroitin Arthritis Intervention Trial (GAIT).
Results from two major studies investigating glucosamine and chondroitin supplements for treating osteoarthritis (OA) are in.
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A topical cream containing glucosamine and chondroitin relieved pain in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee, said Marc M.
[ClickPress, Mon Oct 15 2018] Chondroitin Sulfate Market Overview Chondroitin sulfate is a sulfated glycosaminoglycan (GAG) composed of a chain of alternating sugars like N-acetylgalactosamine and glucuronic acid, which occurs naturally in the body & is generally found in cartilage around joints.
Chondroitin sulfate CS b-Bioactive was found to be superior to an anti-inflammatory drug (celecoxib) for delaying the progression of knee osteoarthritis, according to new research presented at the Annual meeting of the American Academy of Rheumatology in San Francisco, CA.
The global market for chondroitin sulfate is segmented by product type, their application & source.
Summary: The global market for chondroitin sulfate is segmented by product type, their application & source.
Clinical trials have suggested that Health Logics Mythocondro (vegetarian chondroitin sulfate sodium), supports joint health while also promoting comfort and mobility, the company said.
Tell patients with moderately severe osteoarthritis to stop taking their glucosamine and chondroitin as it is less effective than placebo.