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Glucosamine is a substance that occurs naturally in our body. It is an endogenous amino monosaccharide synthesized from glucose
Glucosamine is present in almost all human tissues highly concentrated in connective tissues like cartilage.

Glucosamine is available in different forms like
✓ Glucosamine sulfate
✓ Hydrochloride
✓ N- acetyl glucosamine
✓ Chlorohydrate salt
✓ Dextrorotatory isomers

Absorption, distribution and elimination
In humans about 90% of Glucosamine is absorbed when administered as an oral dose of glucosamine sulphate.
Undergoes metabolism in the liver and elimination occurs through faeces and urine.

Glucosamine is found in some animals and other Non-human tissues like Shellfish shell, bones and fungi.

How does it work??
Glucosamine serves as a building block for a variety of functional molecules in the body which helps in developing and maintaining the cartilage within the joint.
Glucosamine with its anti-inflammatory properties reduces joint inflammation.

ADR and Safety
No adverse reactions of glucose is available so far in literature.
overdosing of the same may cause symptoms like Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and diarrhea.

people who are allergic to shellfish and asthma should avoid Glucosamine intake.