Glucosamine Dosage

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Dosage of Glucosamine in details

The dose of a drug and dosage of the drug are two different terminologies. Dose is defined as the quantity or amount of medicine given by the doctor or taken by the patient at a given period. Dosage is the regimen prescribed by the doctor about how many days and how many times per day the drug is to be taken in specified dose by the patient. The dose is expressed in mg for tablets or gm, micro gm sometimes, ml for syrups or drops for kids syrups. The dose is not fixed for a drug for all conditions, and it changes according to the condition or a disease. It also changes on the age of the patient.

Glucosamine Dosage

Medically reviewed by Last updated on March 8, 2021.

Applies to the following strengths: 500 mg; 750 mg; sulfate; hydrochloride 1500 mg; hydrochloride

Usual Adult Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Dietary Supplement

This product is a dietary supplement with no official approved dosing. Consult product labeling.

Renal Dose Adjustments

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Liver Dose Adjustments

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What other drugs will affect Glucosamine?

Other drugs may interact with Glucosamine, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Tell each of your health care providers about all medicines you use now and any medicine you start or stop using.

Glucosamine interactions

Interactions are the effects that happen when the drug is taken along with the food or when taken with other medications. Suppose if you are taking a drug Glucosamine, it may have interactions with specific foods and specific medications. It will not interact with all foods and medications. The interactions vary from drug to drug. You need to be aware of interactions of the medicine you take. Most medications may interact with alcohol, tobacco, so be cautious.

No formal drug interaction studies have been performed, however, the physicochemical and pharmacokinetic properties of Glucosamine sulphate suggest a low potential for interactions.

However, interactions between the active ingredients of Glucosamine and other drug substances may occur ie, between Glucosamine sulphate and coumarinic anticoagulants, Glucosamine sulphate and tetracyclines, chondroitin sulphate and platelet antiaggregant drugs.


The results of a survey conducted on for Glucosamine are given in detail below. The results of the survey conducted are based on the impressions and views of the website users and consumers taking Glucosamine. We implore you to kindly base your medical condition or therapeutic choices on the result or test conducted by a physician or licensed medical practitioners.

User reports

2 consumers reported frequency of use

How frequently do I need to take Glucosamine?
It was reported by website users that Glucosamine should ideally be taken Once in a day as the most common frequency of the Glucosamine. You should you adhere strictly to the instructions and guidelines provided by your doctor on how frequently this Glucosamine should be taken. Get another patient's view on how frequent the capsule should be used by clicking here.
Once in a day2

1 consumer reported doses

What doses of Glucosamine drug you have used?
The drug can be in various doses. Most anti-diabetic, anti-hypertensive drugs, pain killers, or antibiotics are in different low and high doses and prescribed by the doctors depending on the severity and demand of the condition suffered by the patient. In our reports, website users used these doses of Glucosamine drug in following percentages. Very few drugs come in a fixed dose or a single dose. Common conditions, like fever, have almost the same doses, e.g., [acetaminophen, 500mg] of drug used by the patient, even though it is available in various doses.

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