Glucosamine sulfate for knee osteoarthritis: science and evidence-based use

@article{RomnBlas2010GlucosamineSF,
  title={Glucosamine sulfate for knee osteoarthritis: science and evidence-based use},
  author={J. Rom{\'a}n-Blas and S. Casta{\~n}eda and R. Largo and G. Herrero-Beaumont},
  journal={Therapy},
  year={2010},
  volume={7},
  pages={591-604}
}
The pharmacological treatment of osteoarthritis is traditionally accomplished with nonspecific symptomatic agents that are generally effective only for acute symptom relief. Compounds are currently being searched for that might exert specific effects on osteoarthritis pathogenesis and thus induce at least a similar shortterm symptomatic effect, but also control the progression of the disease in the long-term. Glucosamine sulfate is, so far, the only drug that has demonstrated a combined symptom… Expand
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