The overall rating for hyaluronic acid is 2.5 out of 3 meaning there is evidence that this supplement lives up to its expectations. Using this supplement should lead to positive results.

Table of Contents

  1. Simple Report
  2. Detailed Report
  3. Overall Effectiveness Rating
  4. Research Rating
  5. Products Containing Hyaluronic Acid
  6. Claim Ratings
  7. Dosing
  8. References

Hyaluronic Acid Simple Report

  • Supplement: Hyaluronic Acid
  • Supplement Category: amino sugars
  • Number of Products Containing Hyaluronic Acid: 45
  • Effectiveness Rating: 2.5 out of 3
  • Research Rating: 40 (above 80 indicates sufficient research)
  • Number of Studies: 2
  • Number of Claims: 1
  • Effective Dosage Range: 48 - 200 milligrams per day

Hyaluronic Acid Detailed Report

Overall Effectiveness Rating

The overall effectiveness rating for hyaluronic acid is 2.5 out of 3. This rating means the evidence is clear on the supplement's ability to deliver positive results. Using this supplement will lead to positive results. Note, this effectiveness rating is for hyaluronic acid as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Research Rating for Hyaluronic Acid

There are 2 studies in the database on hyaluronic acid; the research 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. Note, this research rating is for hyaluronic acid as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Products Containing Hyaluronic Acid

Products Names Amount of Hyaluronic Acid
Mechan-X 80mg
Joint Renew 200mg
Slender 60mg
Replenish BCAA Complex 100mg
Innoflex 25mg
Full list of all 45 products containing Hyaluronic Acid.

Claim Ratings

The overall ratings above are an average of the individual claim ratings below. Individual claims may have higher or lower ratings compared to the supplement's overall rating. For example, some supplements may have excellent backing for one claim, but be completely useless for another. Click on a claim below for more information.

Recovery Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
reduce joint pain


The Supplement Database includes 2 studies on hyaluronic acid dosing. These studies indicate an effective dose ranges from 48 to 200 milligrams per day, the average dose being 124 milligrams per day. For a more detailed dosing analysis visit: Supplement Dosing for Hyaluronic Acid.


Title of Study
An Effectiveness Study of Hyaluronic acid [Hyabest®(J)] in the Treatment of Osteoarthritis of the Knee on the Patients in the United States
Effect of a natural extract of chicken combs with a high content of hyaluronic acid (Hyal-Joint®) on pain relief and quality of life in subjects with knee osteoarthritis: a pilot randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial