The study assessed the effectiveness of two interventions: a weight-reduction program and oral glucosamine sulfate (1,500 mg/day).
What does GS stand for?
GS stands for Glucosamine Sulfate
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In a meta-analysis that pooled the results of four studies, the 428 people who took at least 1,500 mg a day of glucosamine sulfate (Instaflex has 1,250 mg) experienced no more relief from their arthritis pain than the 432 people who took a (look-alike but inactive) placebo.
Hochberg also wrote that it would be "prudent" for clinicians to tell patients that the supplements have not been shown to be any more efficacious than placebo for knee pain, but that if patients choose to take them anyway, they should take glucosamine sulfate rather than glucosamine HCl, which was the product used in GAIT.
Abstract Over the last 10 years, several studies have investigated the ability of glucosamine sulfate to improve the symptoms (pain and function) and to delay the structural progression of osteoarthritis.
Many people take glucosamine sulfate with chondroitan sulfate, even though glucosamine sulfate is much, much more absorbable.
In one of the first clinical trials performed in the United States, glucosamine sulfate failed to outperform a placebo for the treatment of osteoarthritis.
The purpose of this study is to test the effectiveness of glucosamine sulfate, chondroitin sulfate, and glucosamine/chondroitin sulfate combo on joint cartilage of A/J mice.