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What Is It?
Glucosamine Sulfate enhances and utilizes the intrinsic compounds in cartilage in order to nutritionally provide for healthy cartilage and proper joint functioning.*
Uses For Glucosamine Sulfate
Cartilage Composition: Glucosamine is a naturally occurring compound present in joint cartilage that is necessary for the synthesis of proteoglycans, the protein molecules responsible for giving cartilage itsstrength and resilience. Sulfate, another component of proteoglycans, works synergistically with glucosamine in cartilage metabolism. Glucosamine sulfate nutritionally supports healthy joints and the body’s ability to generate and regenerate connective tissue.*
- Supports joint function and health‡
- Promotes production of connective tissue‡
- May enhance cartilage strength and resilience‡
What Is The Source?
Glucosamine sulfate is derived from crab and shrimp chitin. This product is a potassium salt of glucosamine sulfate. Potassium is derived from limestone. Ascorbyl palmitate is derived from corn dextrose fermentation and palm oil.
Pure Encapsulations recommends:
• Glucosamine Sulfate 1,000mg: 1-2 capsules daily, in divided doses, with meals, or as directed by a health professional.
• Glucosamine Sulfate 650 mg: 2 capsules daily, in divided doses, with meals, or as directed by a health professional.
Are There Any Potential Side Effects Or Precautions?
Not to be taken by individuals with an allergy to shellfish. Glucosamine sulfate has caused mild gastrointestinal symptoms in some individuals, such as nausea, heartburn or diarrhea. If pregnant or lactating, consult your physician before taking this product.
Are There Any Potential Drug Interactions?
Glucosamine may be contra-indicated with blood thinning medications. Consult your physician for more information..
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‡These statements have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
The information contained herein is for informational purposes only and does not establish a doctor-patient relationship. These therapies are not substitutes for standard medical care. Consult your physician before taking this or any other product.
1 capsule, 1-2 times daily, with meals, or as directed by a health professional. Individual results may vary.