... Hi Perry2,
I take Glucosamine/Chondroiten, triple strength. I used to take it 2 x day. But, only take it 1 x day now. I have been taking it for more than a year.
I take it at night, after my dinner. You need to be sure and take it, after you have eaten a meal, not just a snack! It is hard on your stomach. I have stomach problems too, but they say it will not do... (2 replies)
... Has anyone read about or had experience with using double or triple doses of glucosamine/chondroiten?
A horse Vet friend of mine suggested that since I'd been taking 1500mg's for 2 years with no results, that I should try 3000 mg's for 3 weeks and if I don't see better results, I should quit wasting my money.
He said it really helps most of his horses, but that I... (2 replies)
... Hi Sissydog,
Can you go to a rheumatologist without a family drs. referral? In my opinion you should if you are allowed too. They are the best when it comes to arthritis! I have RA, at first I was diagnosed as osteo. But my sed rate, rose and my rheumy dr. put me on 2 new medicines. I do take a lot of medicines! And they do make me feel a lot better! They make me a... (2 replies)
... Hi JimmyHonda,
I have ostea-arthritis. But my rheumatologist keeps doing sed rate tests and RA tests, just to make sure that it does not become/change to Rheumatoid Arthritis. I also have other blood tests too. I have been diagnosed for about 1 yr. I take Skelaxin, Tramadol (Ultram), Glocosamine/Chondroiten, and just this week she added Relafen. I have also had a... (28 replies)
... Hi JimmyHonda,
When you take Glucosamin/Chondroiten (sp), you have to take it for 6 - 12 mo. for it to show any affect. That is what my dr. told me. I have been taking it for quite sometime, but cannot tell any difference. But, it just may be that my arthritis is just getting worse, or that it is getting colder. Even my Rheumy says that arthritis gets worse in the cold... (14 replies)
... Rosalee, do you take any other meds with this? How long does it take to see results? (13 replies)
... and have consumed them for three years with no side effects at all. The label says Biochem Glucosamine Chondroitin Formula and the manufacturer is Country Life. I purchase them in the health food store and they are a tad expensive but very easy to swallow! ... (13 replies)
... GLUCOSAMINE WITH CHONDROITEN AND MSM really, really help the shoulder's, knees, my pain in my spine and my rib side. ... (8 replies)
... i asked My rheumatologist about taking glucosamine and chondroiten and msm he said absolutley not. has anyone else doctor told them not to take this as well. he said that only helps osteoarthritis and not RA. ... (4 replies)