Time to stop glucosamine and chondroitin for knee OA?
Time to stop glucosamine and chondroitin for knee OA? Prior studies provided conflicting results regarding the efficacy of these medications. This study offers evidence for discontinuing them. Practice changer: Tell patients with moderately severe osteoarthritis to stop taking their glucosamine and chondroitin as it is less effective than placebo. Stength of recommendation: B: Based on single, good-quality randomized controlled trial.
Journal of Family Practice, 67(9) 2018: 566-568.
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