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|3 capsules contain:|
1 capsule 3 times daily, unless advised otherwise. Alternatively, you can take all 3 capsules at once.
The tablets should be swallowed whole with a full glass of water.
Pregnant and breastfeeding women should only use Bio-Glucosamine Forte after consultation with a physician.
Dietary supplements should not replace a varied diet.
Glucosamine sulphate 2KCl (from shrimp),
capsule shell: hydroxypropyl methylcellulose,
anti-caking agent: magnesium salts of fatty acids.
Contains glucosamine from shellfish.
Dark, dry and at room temperature.
Keep out of reach of young children.
A healthy lifestyle and a balanced diet are important for maintaining good health.
What is Bio-Glucosamine Forte?
Bio-Glucosamine Forte is a preparation with hard, white gelatin capsules that each contain 500 mg of glucosamine sulphate, corresponding to 400 mg of pure glucosamine.
How to take Bio-Glucosamine Forte
Take the capsules with a glass of water. osage is one capsule three times daily. You can also choose to take the entire dose (three capsules) at once. It is not necessary to take the capsules with a meal. Do not take a double dose if you forget a dose, just continue with the normal dosage.
Pregnancy and lactation
Due to the lack of studies of the safety of taking glucosamine during pregnancy and lactation, Bio-Glucosamine Forte is not recommended during the pregnant and breastfeeding women.
Glucosamine is a small water soluble molecule (an amino-monosaccharide) that the body is able to produce. Glucosamine is used as a building block in the union of glycosaminoglycan and hyaluronic acid, both of which contribute to the construction of joint cartilage.
When to avoid glucosamine
If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to glucosamine or to shellfish, do not take the product. Glucosamine, the active substance, is derived from shellfish.
Caution required in the case of
- Impaired renal function and/or a low-potassium diet
- Diabetes. Measure your blood sugar regularly when taking glucosamine
- Concomitant use of certain drugs: Especially when using blood-thinning drugs (warfarin) and antibiotic-type tetracyclines
Collagen, cartilage and joints
Collagen is a cross-linked protein in human tissue. Like the iron mesh that reinforces concrete constructions, collagen provides elasticity and tensile strength, thereby offering useful support for e.g. collagen in joints.
The cartilage in a young and healthy knee joint is intact so it can serve as a protective cushion that absorbs shock and impact. The best way to maintain healthy cartilage is by making sure to stimulate the joint with regular use. In fact, the compression and decompression of the cartilage tissue that happens when you use a joint is necessary to ensure that the supportive nutrients enter the cartilage. These nutrients serve as building blocks in the upkeep of strong and elastic cartilage. Cartilage tissue has no blood supply and therefore depends on so-called passive diffusion where nutrients are absorbed and toxic waste is squeezed out.
Healthy joints and cartilage are important for maintaining your quality of life. The better your joints function, the easier it is for you to stay physically active and enjoy the different activities that help you stay youthful and fit.