Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate as Therapeutic Agents for Knee and Hip Osteoarthritis

@article{Bruyre2007GlucosamineAC,
  title={Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate as Therapeutic Agents for Knee and Hip Osteoarthritis},
  author={Olivier Bruy{\`e}re and Jean-Yves Reginster},
  journal={Drugs \& Aging},
  year={2007},
  volume={24},
  pages={573-580}
}
Osteoarthritis (OA), the most common form of arthritis, is a public health problem throughout the world. Several entities have been carefully investigated for the symptomatic and structural management of OA. This review evaluates published studies of the effect of glucosamine salts and chondroitin sulfate preparations on the progression of knee or hip OA.Despite multiple double-blind, controlled clinical trials of the use of glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate in OA, controversy regarding the… 
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