Extensive studies have shown that after 8 weeks, taking Glucosamine for connective tissue is more effective than synthetic support regimens.
A study showed 57% of retail Glucosamine products tested deviated between 25% to 150% from the Glucosamine content claimed on the label. Ortho Molecular Products Glucosamine is of a potency not generally found in a retail environment. Orthos Glucosamine Sulfate contains a high dose of glucosamine matching clinically studied doses for greater compliance. Use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (ibuprofen, aspirin) has been shown to inhibit cartilage synthesis. Glucosamine has been shown in studies to improve pain and to restore joint health.