Glucosamine Sulfate reduce joint pain

Does glucosamine sulfate reduce joint pain?

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

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well glucosamine sulfate 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 Sulfate to reduce joint pain may lead to positive results.

Confidence Rating for Glucosamine 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 4 studies in the database on glucosamine sulfate; the confidence rating is 80. 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 Sulfate Dose to Reduce Joint Pain

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness Rating of Dosage
500mg 3x per day 1500mg
500mg 3x per day 1500mg
500mg 3x per day 1500mg
500mg 3x per day 1500mg

References

Title of Study
Efficacy and safety of glucosamine sulfate versus ibuprofen in patients with knee osteoarthritis
Evaluation of glucosamine sulfate compared to ibuprofen for the treatment of temporomandibular joint osteoarthritis: a randomized double blind controlled 3 month clinical trial
Glucosamine Administration in Athletes: Effects on Recovery of Acute Knee Injury
Randomized, controlled trial of glucosamine for treating osteoarthritis of the knee

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