Tag Archive: glucosamine

Nov 23

Is glucosamine effective for osteoarthritis pain?

Wandel S, J√ľni P, Tendal B, et al. BMJ 2010; 341: c4675
Glucosamine does not appear to be effective for knee or hip osteoarthritis pain.

Jan 28

Glucosamine and/or chondroitin for osteoarthritis

Wandel S, et al. Effects of glucosamine, chondroitin, or placebo in patients with osteoarthritis of hip or knee: network meta-analysis. BMJ 2010;341:c4675
Glucosamine, chondroitin and their combination do not improve pain or reduce joint space loss in osteoarthritis of the hip or knee.