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glucosamine

 [gloo-ko´-sah-mēn]
an amino derivative of glucose occurring in many glycoproteins and mucopolysaccharides.

glu·co·sa·mine

(glū-kos'ă-mēn),
An amino sugar found in chitin, cell membranes, and mucopolysaccharides generally.

glucosamine

/glu·co·sa·mine/ (gloo-ko´sah-mēn) an amino derivative of glucose, occurring in glycosaminoglycans and a variety of complex polysaccharides such as blood group substances. The sulfate salt is used as a nutritional supplement and as a popular remedy for osteoarthritis.

glucosamine

(glo͞o-kō′sə-mēn′, glo͞o′kō-)
n.
An amino derivative of glucose, C6H13NO5, in which an amino group replaces a hydroxyl group. It is a component of many polysaccharides and the basic structural unit of chitin, and is used as an over-the-counter dietary supplement alone or in combination with chondroitin for treatment of joint pain in arthritis.

glu·co·sa·mine

(glū-kō'să-mēn)
An amino sugar found in chitin, cell membranes, and mucopolysaccharides generally.

glucosamine

agent used to treat symptoms of osteoarthritis (1.5 g daily)

glucosamine (glōō·kōˑ·s·mēn),

n 2-amino-2-deoxyglucose in chitin, mucopolysaccharides, and mucoproteins. Used with chondroitin for osteoarthritis. Not for consumption by children, pregnant or nursing women, and people with diabetes. Can cause sleepiness, headaches, nausea, constipation, diarrhea, esophageal reflux, upset stomach, and rashes. Also called
chitosamine and
GS. See also chondroitin.

glucosamine

an amino derivative of glucose occurring in many glycoproteins and mucopolysaccharides.
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This coupon can be redeemed against the full purchase price of Valupak Glucosamine Sulphate (90 tablets) from Co-operative Pharmacy when presented with the product at the till.
Some people think that glucosamine sulphate can also help prevent osteoarthritis, but at the moment there isn't reliable evidence to support this.
Christgau S, Henrotin Y, Tanko LB, et al: Osteoarthritic patients with high cartilage turnover show increased responsiveness to the cartilage protecting effects of glucosamine sulphate.
I've been taking glucosamine sulphate for a long time and find it's really good for keeping my joints moving.
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GLUCOSAMINE sulphate is an amino sugar and is one of the building blocks of cartilage.
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Another concern at this time of life, are the bones and joints and there are a lot of different supplements including glucosamine sulphate, silica, chondroitin and calcium.
One four-week trial in 252 patients with osteoarthritis of the knee in America found oral glucosamine sulphate, 500mg three times a day, more effective than a placebo in relieving symptoms.
The 50 subjects were given Aquamin (2400 mg/day), glucosamine sulphate (1500 mg/day), a combined glucosamine sulphate and Aquamin treatment or a placebo for 12 weeks.
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