Glucosamine preparations available on the Belgian market – a comparative study
- At: 2012 FIP Congress in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
- Type: Poster
- By: FIERENS, Colette (Association of the Pharmacists of Belgium, Laboratory of recontrol of medicines, Brussel, Belgium)
- Co-author(s): Corthout, J. (Association of the Pharmacists of Belgium, Brussel, Belgium)
Sarre, S. (Association of the Pharmacists of Belgium, Brussel, Belgium)
Glucosamine is an amino sugar suggested to have positive effects in the treatment of osteoarthritis. It is available in dietary supplements or drug products as glucosamine hydrochloride or glucosamine sulfate (sodium or potassium as counter ion). In general, quality requirements are more stringent for drug products than for food supplements.In.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.