About knee osteoarthritis
OSTEOARTHRITIS is the most common form of arthritis. When cartilage, your body’s natural cushioning, wears away, the bones between the joints rub against each other, causing pain.
Common OA knee features
> Joint stiffness/ gelling: – Usually after inactivity or waking up in the morning > Painful or aching knee joints: – Usually during or after activity – Pain may get worse after walking up or down the stairs > Crepitus on movement: – Joint sounds during movement > Inflammation: – Joint may be swollen and red – Restricted movement
What is Viartril- S?
Viartril- S is crystalline glucosamine sulfate. It is the original glucosamine sulfate that has been fully tested in clinical trials for safety and efficacy.
It offers maximum absorption of up to 90% and is the only glucosamine preparation packed with beta needle crystals.
Clinical studies and worldwide clinical experience have shown that Viartril- S relieves symptoms of osteoarthritis
Recent clinical trials show that Viartril- S, when used in long- term treatment courses, can curb the progression of osteoarthritis
How does Viartril- S work?
> Anabolic effect: Viartril- S stimulates the synthesis of proteoglycans, the building blocks of the cartilage matrix > Anti- Inflammatory and Anti- Catabolic effect: Viartril- S depresses cartilage degradation activities by inhibiting the action of catabolic enzymes
How long does it take for Viartril- S to work?
As Viartril- S tackles the root of the problem, it takes two to four weeks to see improvement
Is Viartril- S a safe product?
During two long- term, the safety of Viartril- S was found to be similar to placebos ( sugar pills).
Millions have been treated with Viartril- S with few and mild adverse reactions similar to the ones observed with placebos
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Viartril- s is the original glucosamine sulfate that has been fully tested in clinical trials for safety and efficacy.
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