Chondroitin Is as Effective as Celecoxib for Knee Arthritis

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SYNOPSIS: Six months of 800 mg of pharmaceutical-grade chondroitin sulfate daily relieved knee pain as much as 400 mg of celecoxib.SOURCE: Reginster JY, Dudler J, Blicharski T, Pavelka K. Pharmaceutical-grade chondroitin sulfate is as effective as celecoxib and superior to placebo in symptomatic knee osteoarthritis: The ChONdroitin versus Celecoxib versus Placebo Trial (CONCEPT). Ann Rheum Dis 2017; May 22. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2016-210860.

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