Chondroitin sulfate safe and effective for osteoarthritis patients review findings

Chondroitin sulfate is safe to take and effective in reducing pain and improving function in people with osteoarthritis, a recent Cochrane review shows. “The combination of some efficacy and low risk associated with chondroitin may explain its popularity among patients as an over-the-counter supplement,” the reviewers, led by Jasvinder Singh from the Birmingham VA Medical Center in Alabama, Georgia, USA, note.

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