Derived from North American corn, Glucosamine Chondroitin MSM 1,300 mg works to stimulate growth of worn cartilage, as well as destroy enzymes that damage it. This supplement helps repair degenerative cartilage, support healthy joint function and prevent the onset of osteoarthritis (OA).
Most glucosamine products on the market are made from chitin, a substance found in shellfish, such as lobster, shrimp and crab — a concern for anyone with a shellfish allergy.
This formulation is unique because it is made using North American corn. Each caplet contains 500 milligrams of glucosamine (sulfate) derived from Aspergillus niger using a corn fermentation process, utilizing farm fresh corn grown in Iowa.
Serving Size: 3 caplets
Quantity: 120 caplets
Glucosamine Sulfate 500 mg (Aspergillus niger chitin) from fermented corn; Chondroitin sulfate (bovine cartilage) 400 mg; Methyl sulfonylmethane (MSM) 400 mg.
Excipients: Cellulose, modified cellulose gum, vegetable stearic acid, vegetable magnesium stearate, silica, water-soluble cellulose, titanium dioxide, polyethylene glycol, polysorbate 80, Brazilian palm tree wax.
Drug Interactions: None known when taken as directed.
Nutrient Depletions: None known when taken as directed.
Supportive Interactions: Niacinaminde, SAMe, boswellia, sea cucumber, cayenne cream (topical pain reliever).
Warnings and Precautions: Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms worsen. Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Toxicity, Adverse Reactions and Side Effects: Glucosamine appears to be safe for long-term use. Side effects, though rare, include gastrointestinal irritation with symptoms such as heartburn or nausea.
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