Cosamin® DS, 230 Capsules
Three capsules contain:
- Glucosamine HCI 1500 mg
- Chondroitin Sulfate 1200 mg
The ONLY brand proven effective in controlled, published U.S. Studies to reduce joint pain.
Shown in laboratory tests to protect cartilage cells from breakdown.
Cosamin® DS has set a standard of excellence for glucosamine/chondroitin sulfate nutraceuticals. Cosamin® DS has been proven effective in controlled clinical studies conducted and published in the U.S. In fact, in the new book, The Arthritis Foundation's Guide to Alternative Therapies, patients are reminded, "When a supplement has been studied with good results, find out which brand was used in the study, and buy that".
Economical long-term: Take 1 to 2 capsules daily.
Initial 1 - 2 months: Take 3 capsules. May be taken at once daily or throughout the day.
Serving Size: 1 Capsule
Amount Per Serving - % Daily Value:*
Calories 5, Sodium (as bound to Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate) 35 mg - Less than 2%, Vitamin C (from Manganese Ascorbate) 16 mg - 30%, Manganese (from Manganese Ascorbate) 3 mg - 150%, High purity FCHG49® Glucosamine HCI 99%** 500 mg - **, Low molecular weight TRH122® Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate 95% (min) (Contains approximately 8% moisture) 400 mg - **.
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
**Daily Value Not Established.
Derived from shellfish.
Gelatin, Water, Magnesium Stearate, Titanium Dioxide, FD&C Red #3 and FD&C Blue #1.
CosaminDS contains Nutramax Laboratories® exclusively researched FCHG49® Glucosamine; and, TRH122® Chondroitin Sulfate which exceeds the standards and specifications set forth in the U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP).
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Keep out of reach of children.
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