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User Reviews & Ratings - GLUCOSAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE

Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of GLUCOSAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE.

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Reason for taking: Knee pain
8/4/2012 9:55:34 AM

Reviewer: SweetDream, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Hello everybody. Word of WARNING about glucosamine! Although it helps to reduce arthritis pain, it raised my Cholesterol level from usual 189 (which I always had) to 233! Normal count should be below 200! I would suggest for these who wants to continue or start glucosamine to talk to doctor and check the cholesterol level you have. Google the topic, I was not alone having this problem. Be healthy! ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Knee pain
7/25/2012 9:20:03 AM

Reviewer: Justy, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Before move free I was having serious knee pain.

Reason for taking: Knee pain
5/8/2012 2:48:04 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have had minor surgery on my knee, started taking Gluocosamine suplement daily, 1500 mg daily seems to work best for me - if I have run out and not gotten some within about 10-14 days, I have increased pain, and after I start taking it again, in 10-14 days pain is lessened - not a 'cure all' but has certainly helped me, and that is the only thing I take that is different, so am fairly ce ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Knee pain
4/7/2012 6:19:05 PM

Reviewer: pittsburghdoreen, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I started this treatment in January and along with loosing 30lbs. I am able too walk longer without pain. It could be the combination of the treatment and the weight loss I don't know. I also only take 1 1000mg pill instead of the recommended dose of 2. I don't usually take any supplements of any kind and just take ibeprophin for pain relief. I haven't any health insurance and can ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Knee pain
6/9/2011 4:48:11 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

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