10.1.5 Other drugs for rheumatic diseases

Glucosamine and chondroitin

Not recommended for use due to lack of evidence of efficacy. Click here for more information. Prescribers should not initiate glucosamine and/or chondroitin for any new patient. Patients currently being prescribed the drug should be reviewed and treatment stopped. Click the following link for a patient information leaflet to support deprescribing. Patients who wish to take glucosamine may purchase it over-the-counter.

 

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