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Methylsulfonylmethane and boswellic acids similar to glucosamine sulfate in knee OA


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Methylsulfonylmethane and boswellic acids versus glucosamine sulfate in the treatment of knee arthritis: Randomized trial

Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol. 2016 Mar;29(1):140-6

Contributing Authors: A Notarnicola G Maccagnano L Moretti V Pesce S Tafuri A Fiore B Moretti

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Synopsis

120 patients with K-L grade III knee osteoarthritis were randomized to receive either glucosamine sulfate or a combination of methylsulfonylmethane and boswellic acids. The purpose of the study was to determine if the dual agent treatment was superior to the routinely used glucosamine sulfate in terms of pain and function outcomes. The findings of this study displayed comparable pain intensity, co...

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