Glucosamine

13%

Improve with treatment

40%

Improve with control

47%

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?

53%

Improvement by treatment or placebo

47%

No Improvement

Glucosamine Harms

Any Adverse Events
4.2%
4.2% (placebo)

Other Considerations

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

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