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Glucosamine Safety Information and Side Effects

Glucosamine Safety Information

Pain ( 16 reports)    ➢ More

Pain, Jaw Disorder, Blood Follicle Stimulating Hormone Decreased, Blood Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Increased, Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease, Ascites, Oral Infection, Blood Prolactin Increased, Thrombocytopenia

This case suggests a potential Glucosamine Pain side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A female patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Glucosamine (dosage: NA) starting Jan 01, 2004. Soon after starting Glucosamine the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Pain
  • Jaw Disorder
  • Blood Follicle Stimulating Hormone Decreased
  • Blood Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Increased
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Ascites
  • Oral Infection
  • Blood Prolactin Increased
  • Thrombocytopenia
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Morphine Sulfate (20 Mg/ml, Unk)
  • Haloperidol Lactate (2 Mg/ml, Unk)
  • Ginkgo Biloba
  • Lopressor
  • Naproxen
  • Lortab
  • Atenolol (10 Mg, Qd)
  • Navelbine
  • The patient was hospitalized. Although Glucosamine demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Pain, may still occur.

    Arthralgia ( 15 reports)    ➢ More

    Thrombosis, Renal Disorder, Osteopenia, Pulmonary Thrombosis, Fluid Retention, Back Pain, Weight Increased, Arthralgia, Dyspnoea

    Adverse event was reported on Apr 02, 2010 by a Female taking Glucosamine W/chondroitin (chondroitin Sulfate, Glucosamine) (Dosage: NA) . Location: UNITED STATES , 77 years of age, Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Glucosamine side effects: thrombosis, renal disorder, osteopenia, pulmonary thrombosis, fluid retention, back pain, weight increased, arthralgia, dyspnoea.
    Associated medications used:
    • Femara
    The patient was hospitalized.

    Dyspnoea ( 12 reports)    ➢ More

    Thrombosis, Renal Disorder, Osteopenia, Pulmonary Thrombosis, Fluid Retention, Back Pain, Weight Increased, Arthralgia, Dyspnoea

    This Dyspnoea problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A 77-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On Jan 01, 2008 a consumer started treatment with Glucosamine W/chondroitin (chondroitin Sulfate, Glucosamine) (dosage: NA). The following health products were being taken at the same time:
  • Femara
  • When commencing Glucosamine W/chondroitin (chondroitin Sulfate, Glucosamine), the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
    • Thrombosis
    • Renal Disorder
    • Osteopenia
    • Pulmonary Thrombosis
    • Fluid Retention
    • Back Pain
    • Weight Increased
    • Arthralgia
    • Dyspnoea
    The patient was hospitalized. Although all health products are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Dyspnoea, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

    Fatigue ( 11 reports)    ➢ More

    Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Fatigue, Therapeutic Response Decreased, Feeling Abnormal

    A case of a patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES was presented. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: arthritis,psoriatic arthropathy and was treated with Glucosamine / Chondroitin (dosage: NA) starting Jan 01, 2010. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Stelara
  • Multi-vitamins
  • Soon after that, the subject experienced the following of symptoms:
    • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    • Fatigue
    • Therapeutic Response Decreased
    • Feeling Abnormal
    This opens a possibility that Glucosamine / Chondroitin could cause Fatigue and that some subjects may be more susceptible.

    Nausea ( 11 reports)    ➢ More

    Chest Discomfort, Joint Swelling, Nausea, Headache, Muscle Spasms, Oedema Peripheral, Dyspnoea, Gait Disturbance, Paraesthesia

    on May 17, 2012 a Female from CANADA , 65 years of age, was treated with Glucosamine. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Glucosamine side effects: chest discomfort, joint swelling, nausea, headache, muscle spasms, oedema peripheral, dyspnoea, gait disturbance, paraesthesia. Glucosamine dosage: NA.
    Associated medications used:
    • Multi-vitamins
    • Avelox (Unk)

    Common Glucosamine Side Effects

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    Pain (16)
    Arthralgia (15)
    Dyspnoea (12)
    Fatigue (11)
    Nausea (11)
    Pruritus (10)
    Diarrhoea (8)
    Headache (8)
    Malaise (8)
    Erythema (7)
    Anaemia (7)
    Oedema Peripheral (7)
    Fall (7)
    Joint Swelling (7)
    Gait Disturbance (6)
    Pain In Extremity (6)
    Femur Fracture (5)
    Arthritis (5)
    Dizziness (5)
    Tooth Disorder (5)
    Flushing (5)
    Muscular Weakness (5)
    Myalgia (5)
    Restless Legs Syndrome (5)
    Cough (4)
    Amnesia (4)
    Chest Discomfort (4)
    Cellulitis (4)
    Breast Cancer (4)
    Back Pain (4)
    Asthenia (4)
    Anxiety (4)
    Insomnia (4)
    Feeling Abnormal (4)
    Pulmonary Embolism (4)
    Hyperlipidaemia (4)
    Muscle Spasms (4)
    Injection Site Pain (4)
    Thrombosis (4)
    Visual Impairment (4)
    Vomiting (4)
    Weight Increased (4)
    Calciphylaxis (3)
    Burning Sensation (3)
    Blood Pressure Increased (3)
    Blood Calcium Increased (3)
    Balance Disorder (3)
    Back Disorder (3)
    Arrhythmia (3)
    Cerebrovascular Accident (3)

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