Chondroitin

10%

Improve with treatment

40%

Improve with control

50%

Do not Improve

What does improve mean?

An example of a 30% reduction in pain scores is a decrease from 6 to 4 on a 10 point pain scale

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How many people will improve?

50%

Improvement by treatment or placebo

50%

No Improvement

Chondroitin Harms

Withdrawals due to Adverse Events
4.7%
4.4% (placebo)
Gastrointestinal Adverse Events
3.8%
5.9% (placebo)

Other Considerations

  • Efficacy is similar to placebo in trials without industry funding.

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