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Prescribing patterns of glucosamine in an elderly population: A national cohort study

  • At: 2013 FIP Congress in Dublin (Ireland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: COUSINS, Grainne (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Pharmacy, Dublin, Ireland)
  • Co-author(s): Galvin, Rose (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland)
    Boland, Fiona (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland)
    Motterlini, Nicola (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland)
    Bennett, Kathleen (Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland)
    Fahey, Tom (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland)
  • Abstract:


    Background:

    Glucosamine is often prescribed as a disease modulating agent in osteoarthritis. However, evidence to date suggests a limited impact on clinical symptoms such as joint pain, radiological progression, function and quality of life.

    Aim:

    To examine prescribing patterns of glucosamine from 2002-2011 in an elderly Irish national population

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Last update 4 October 2019

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