Combination of Glucosamine and Chondroitin for joint nutrition and cartilage protection.
What is Glucosamine 500mg with Chondroitin Sulphate 400mg?
> Glucosamine is an amino sugar that the body produces and distributes in cartilage and other connective tissue for building the cartilage.
> Chondroitin sulphate is a complex carbohydrate that helps cartilage retain water.
How does Glucosamine 500mg with Chondroitin Sulphate 400mg help in maintaining joint health?
> Glucosamine functions to normalize cartilage metabolism and helps to repair damaged cartilage.
> It stimulates the production of glycosaminoglycans (GAGs), proteoglycans and collagen in the joint cartilage matrix and synovial fluid, all of which are important to prevent the breakdown of cartilage.
Chondroitin acts like water magnet to absorb water into connective tissue and provides shock absorption. 2
> It may also block enzymes that break down cartilage, and it provides the building blocks for the body to produce new cartilage.
Who are recommended to take Glucosamine 500mg with Chondroitin Sulphate 400mg?
People with osteoarthritis.
What is the recommended dosage?
Adult: One tablet three times a day with meal
> Contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to glucosamine/shellfish allergy.
> Those with type 2 diabetes and those who have problems with glucose tolerance should have their blood sugars carefully monitored if they use glucosamine.
> Not to be taken by pregnant and lactating mothers