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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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Glucosamine hydrochloride did not exhibit any inhibitory activity in this study.
13) However, it was observed that glucosamine hydrochloride does not induce symptomatic relief in knee OA to the same extent that GS does.
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The six-month study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) involved nearly 1600 OA patients who were given a placebo or daily doses of 1500 mg of glucosamine hydrochloride and/or 1200 mg of chondroitin sulfate or 200 mg of the common NSAID celecoxib (Celebrex).
In one study, 39 people with mild-to-moderate arthritis symptoms who took 2,000 mg of glucosamine hydrochloride plus 1,600 mg of chondroitin every day for six months reported less knee pain than 33 similar people who took a placebo.
Intervention: Eligible subjects were randomly assigned to one of five orally administered treatments: 500 mg glucosamine hydrochloride t.
Cargill provided its uniquely produced REGENASURE([R]) glucosamine hydrochloride (HCl) ingredient to help develop Elations([R]), a line of fruit-flavored supplement drinks designed for joint health.
Participants were randomly assigned to take either 1500 mg of glucosamine hydrochloride or a placebo, once daily.
One possibility is that the glucosamine hydrochloride used in GAIT doesn't work as well as the glucosamine sulfate used in most earlier studies (and found in most supplements).
The article suggests that the study results should not be considered completely applicable because "the glucosamine formulation that was used, glucosamine hydrochloride, is not the compound that is used in U.
One of the outcomes of the study showed that the response rate to the combination of glucosamine hydrochloride and chondroitin sulfate in those study participants with moderate to severe knee pain was 79.