Effectiveness Rating for Glucosamine Hydrochloride's Ability to Reduce Joint Pain

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well glucosamine hydrochloride is able to reduce joint pain. The overall rating for this claim is 2 out of 3. There is some research showing the supplement's ability to deliever on this particular claim is warranted. Using Glucosamine Hydrochloride to reduce joint pain may lead to positive results.

Confidence Rating for Glucosamine Hydrochloride'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 3 studies in the database on glucosamine hydrochloride; the confidence rating is 60. 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.

Glucosamine Hydrochloride Dose to Reduce Joint Pain

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness Rating of Dosage
2g once daily 2g
1.2g once daily 1.2g


Title of Study
The effect of glucosamine supplementation on people experiencing regular knee pain
Effect of glucosamine hydrochloride in the treatment of pain of osteoarthritis of the knee
Effect of a dietary supplement containing glucosamine hydrochloride, chondroitin sulfate and quercetin glycosides on symptomatic knee osteoarthritis: a randomized, double‐blind, placebo‐controlled study