Glucosamine is used for promoting cartilage and joint health. It is a cellulose-like product which contains naturally occurring building blocks that the body uses to make cartilage. It works by stimulating the production of cartilage, which in turn leads to joint repair.
You are advised to avoid using this medicine if you are allergic to it or if you are pregnant. It is important that your doctor knows if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, taking any prescription or over the counter drugs, have any allergies to medicines or other substances, or if you suffer from arthritis or diabetes before prescribing you this medicine.
The dosing of Glucosamine depends on the use and the source of the product. If you miss a scheduled dose for more than a day, then there is no cause for concern. Consult your doctor and take it after his approval.
Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Rheumatologist before using this medicine.
There is no cure for arthritis but there are a number of treatments that may help relieve the pain and disability it can cause.
The shoulders are the most mobile joints in your body. Shoulder joints undergo wear and a tear over time and hence become unstable. Shoulder arthritis is one of the painful conditions affecting the shoulder joints. Arthritis not only takes a toll on the tendons and muscles, but also affects the ligaments and joints too. They usually cause symptoms such as joint pain, resulting in limited mobility.
Nonsurgical or Lifestyle treatments:
Surgical treatments (if your pain results in disability and does not lessen with nonsurgical options)