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CHICKEN COLLAGEN

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Chicken Collagen Type II, Chicken Type II Collagen, Colágeno de Pollo, Collagen II, Collagen Type II, Collagène de Poulet, Collagène de Type II, Collagène de Type II de Cartilage de Poulet, Collagène de Type II Hydrolysé, Hydrolyzed Chicken Coll...
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CHICKEN COLLAGEN Overview
CHICKEN COLLAGEN Uses
CHICKEN COLLAGEN Side Effects
CHICKEN COLLAGEN Interactions
CHICKEN COLLAGEN Dosing
CHICKEN COLLAGEN Overview Information

Collagen is a protein that is part of cartilage, bone, and other tissues in animals and humans. People use collagen from chickens for medicine.

Chicken collagen is used to treat joint pain associated with many types of arthritis and surgery, as well as back pain, neck pain, and pain following injury.

How does it work?

Chicken collagen is said to work by causing the body to produce substances that fight pain and swelling (inflammation), but this is unproven. Chicken collagen also contains the chemicals chondroitin and glucosamine, which might help rebuild cartilage.

CHICKEN COLLAGEN Uses & Effectiveness What is this?

Insufficient Evidence for:

  • Pain associated with many types of arthritis, joint pain after surgery, pain after injury, and back and neck pain.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of chicken cartilage for these uses.


CHICKEN COLLAGEN Side Effects & Safety

There isn't enough information to know if chicken collagen is safe or what the side effects might be. Other collagen products, such as bovine collagen and gelatin, have caused allergic reactions. Since chicken collagen contains chondroitin and glucosamine, large doses might lead to the same side effects as those seen with chondroitin and glucosamine supplements. These side effects include nausea, heartburn, diarrhea and constipation, drowsiness, skin reactions, and headache.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of chicken collagen during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Egg or chicken allergies: People who are allergic to chicken or eggs should not use chicken collagen. Collagen products have been associated with allergic reactions.

CHICKEN COLLAGEN Interactions What is this?

We currently have no information for CHICKEN COLLAGEN Interactions

CHICKEN COLLAGEN Dosing

The appropriate dose of chicken collagen depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for chicken collagen. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.

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