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Used in herbal medicine to help relieve joint pain associated with osteoarthritis.
Adults: Take 1 capsule three times daily or as directed by your health-care practitioner. Take with food. Avoid taking at bedtime.
Duration of use: Use for a minimum of 2–3 months to see beneficial effects.
Cautions and warnings: Consult a health-care practitioner prior to use if you have coronary artery disease, peripheral vascular disease, liver dysfunction, diabetes, or glucose intolerance; if you are taking drugs or supplements known to elevate serum calcium levels; if you are taking thalidomide or other antiangiogenic agents; or if you are taking more than 3 g of chondroitin per day. Consult a health-care practitioner if symptoms worsen.
Contraindications: Do not take if you are pregnant or breast-feeding; if you are expecting to undergo surgery in the near future or have recently had surgery; or if you suffer from hypercalcemia, renal failure, or cardiac arrhythmias.
Known adverse reactions: Hypersensitivity to shark cartilage or any of its ingredients, including glucosamine and chondroitin, has been known to occur; in which case, discontinue use.
|Each vegetable capsule contains:|
|Devil’s claw (Harpagophytum procumbens) extract, 5% harpagosides||50 mg|
|Glucosamine sulfate (from crab, lobster, shrimp, or prawn exoskeleton, stabilized with potassium chloride)||300 mg|
|Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM)||300 mg|
|Shark cartilage||250 mg|
|Other ingredients: Vegetable magnesium stearate in a non‑GMO vegetable capsule composed of vegetable carbohydrate gum and purified water.|