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Nom scientifique : Non applicable

Synonyms : galactosaminoglucurono-glycan sulphate (GAGGS) and chondroitin sulphate

Part(s) used 

Extract of ox or shark cartilage

Principal constituents 

Chondroitin, a component of cartilage, is naturally produced in the body. The supplements found on the market are generally composed of an extract of bovine tracheal tissue

Recognized therapeutic effects 

  • Relieves joint pain due to mild osteoarthritis


  • None

?Drug interactions

  • Blood coagulation disorders and hemophilia
  • Pregnancy and breastfeeding
  • May increase the effects of anticoagulants/antithrombotic agents (Coumadin, Lovenox, heparin, etc), anti-platelet drugs (Plavix, Ticlid) as well as derivatives of salicylic acids (acetylsalicylic acid or ASA, Aspirin, Entrophen, etc.) and other non-steroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) (Voltaren, Advil, Motrin, Naprosyn, Indocid, etc.)

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