chondroitin sulfate


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chondroitin sulfate

 [kon-dro´ĭ-tin]
a glycosaminoglycan (mucopolysaccharide) which is widespread in connective tissue, particularly cartilage, and in the cornea.

chondroitin sulfate

/chon·dro·i·tin sul·fate/ (kon-dro´ĭ-tin)
1. a glycosaminoglycan that predominates in connective tissue, particularly cartilage, bone, and blood vessels, and in the cornea.
2. a preparation of chondroitin sulfate from bovine tracheal cartilage, administered orally for the treatment of osteoarthritis and joint pain.

chondroitin sulfate

A glycosaminoglycan present in connective tissue, including the cornea and cartilage. It is used as a dietary supplement to treat joint pain, esp. in people and animals with degenerative joint disease, usually combined with the dietary supplement glucosamine.
See also: chondroitin

chondroitin sulfate

a glycosaminoglycan (mucopolysaccharide) which is widespread in connective tissue, particularly cartilage, and in the cornea.
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Then there is a description evidence that glucosamine and chondroitin sulfates relieve arthritis symptoms.
The FDA had already concluded that there was no evidence of reduced risk with glucosamine or chondroitin sulfate because there was a lack of relevance of animal or in vitro models, a lack of valid modifiable risk factors, and a lack of relevance of treatment studies in people with OA to the general healthy population, said Dr.
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Additionally, although some studies have suggested that glucosamine, chondroitin sulfate, diacerein and avocado soybean unsaponifiables may slow the structural progression of osteoarthritis, these agents are not widely accepted as disease-modifying therapies.
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She recognizes that preliminary data suggests that the most commonly used supplements -- glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate products -- have eased discomfort in some patients.
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