Effectiveness Rating for Chondroitin Sulfate's Ability to Reduce Joint Pain

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well chondroitin sulfate is able to reduce joint pain. The overall rating for this claim is 1.5 out of 3. There is some research showing the supplement's ability to deliever on this particular claim is warranted. Using Chondroitin Sulfate to reduce joint pain may lead to positive results.

Confidence Rating for Chondroitin Sulfate's Ability to Reduce Joint Pain

The confidence rating is a mesure of how valid the effectiveness rating is. This rating is based on how many studies are included in the database on this topic.

There are 2 studies in the database on chondroitin sulfate; the confidence rating is 40. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating.

Chondroitin Sulfate Dose to Reduce Joint Pain

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness Rating of Dosage
60mg once daily 60mg
400mg 3x per day 1200mg


Title of Study
Effect of a dietary supplement containing glucosamine hydrochloride, chondroitin sulfate and quercetin glycosides on symptomatic knee osteoarthritis: a randomized, double‐blind, placebo‐controlled study
Glucosamine, Chondroitin Sulfate, and the Two in Combination for Painful Knee Osteoarthritis