Glucosamine – What is it and their benefits
What is Glucosamine?
Glucosamine is medicine to maintain the health of joint and cartilage. You can ask your pharmacy regarding this medicine. The glucosamine is a combination product such as cellulose which contains naturally occurring “building blocks” which used by the body to create the cartilage. This medicine works by stimulating the production of cartilage which can repair the joint. This medicine also protects the cartilage and prevent the damage of the cartilage itself.
How to Consume Glucosamine.
You can use the glucosamine supplement based on doctor’s suggestion. You also can check on the medicine pack for the consuming dose. Please follow the consuming suggestion on the medicine pack, unless the doctor gives another recommendation.
If you miss the one dose of glucosamine for one day, there is no dangerous side effect. When your doctor gives you suggestion to consume the glucosamine supplement, you can create the reminder for yourself to drink it every day.
Callie Pharma as a pharmacy in Singapore provides the glucosamine supplement to our customer. The customer feels free to consult the doctor before consuming the glucosamine supplement or if they want to ask the doctor whether this glucosamine supplement is good to drink or not.
Before the customer purchases our medical products, the team of Callie Pharma always explain to our customer regarding the product that they pick. Let’s say the medicine can heal what, or how many dosages that the customer should take medication or any side effect if you consume it.
Remember to keep your glucosamine supplement in a dry place. Keep it away from the sunshine or in the damp area. Also, do not store it in the restroom. Some of the other brands may have different storage rule.
Side Effect of Consuming Glucosamine, What Do You Need to Do Before Consuming Glucosamine and How to Prevent The Overdose of Glucosamine.
Side Effect of Consuming Glucosamine.
All medicine has a side effect. Not many people feel the side effect of this medicine. Feel free to consult with your doctor if you have this side effect which often disturbs you: constipation, sleepy, headache, heartburn, nausea, stomach ache or vomiting.
You need to get medical attention if you feel the massive side effect: Heavy Allergy Reaction (itching, hard to breathe, hole in the chest or swollen on your mouth, lips, face or tongue)
What Do You Need to Do Before Consuming it?
You can ask your doctor if you have an allergy with the composition of glucosamine supplement or if you are pregnant. According to the US Food and Drugs Administration (FDA), this medicine including to pregnant risk category C (Maybe Risk)
How to Prevent Overdose of Glucosamine.
In an emergency case or overdose, please contact the local emergency services or the emergency unit in your nearby hospital. You can consume the medicine immediately if you miss one dose. However, if the dose time has approached, you can skip the forgotten dose and return to the regularly scheduled dose. Do not double the dose.