Glucosamine is commonly used in the treatment of Osteoarthritis
Glucosamine is knowns as a precursor for glycosaminoglycans
Exacerbation of asthma, Hypercholesterolemia, Headache, Fatigue, Drowsiness, Flushing, Heartburn, Flatulence, Abdominal pain, Rashes
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Glucosamine. Taking Glucosamine with alcohol may aggravate the side effects of glucosamine such as drowsiness and headache
There are no adequate evidence in human studies on the potential risk of glucosamine in pregnant mother or a fetus. However, it is advisable to use it with caution in pregnancy.
There is no evidence of the adverse effect of glucosamine on nursing infants. However, Precaution needs to be taken for the usage of glucosamine in nursing mother
Do not drive unless you are feeling well. Glucosamine may cause side effects such as dizziness or drowsiness, all of which could affect the ability to concentrate and drive.
There is inadequate human studies on the effects of glucosamine in kidney functions. However, there are few reports of renal function abnormalities in patients consuming this drug. It is contraindicated in severe renal impairment.
Glucosamine should be used with caution in patients with liver disease as there was evidence of acute liver injury and hepatotoxicity in chronic liver disease.