OSTEOARTHRITIS is the most common form of arthritis that affects most weight-bearing joints.
When your body’s natural cushioning called cartilage wears away, it causes the bones between joints to rub against each other, causing pain, swelling and stiffness, affecting your ability to move.
Common features of OA knee
> Joint stiffness or gelling (<30mins) usually after inactivity or waking up in the morning
> Painful or aching knee joint, usually during or after activity; pain may get worse after certain activity, like walking up or down the stairs; pain usually reduced after rest; pain may vary for no apparent reason, you may have the so-called “good days and bad days”; and knee pain that wakes you up at night can happen in severe osteoarthritis.
> Crepitus on movement, where there may be some joint sound during movement
> Inflammation; the joint may be swollen and red; or restricted in movement
> Sense of insecurity and instability of the joint – sometimes your knee joint may give way because of weak thigh muscles or damaged ligaments.
What is Viartril-S?
Viartril-S is the Crystalline Glucosamine Sulfate. It is the original Glucosamine Sulfate that has been fully tested in clinical trials for safety and efficacy.
Clinical studies and the worldwide clinical have shown that Viartril-S relieves the symptoms (pain and function limitation) of osteoarthritis
It has also demonstrated that Viartril-S is a compound that, when given for long-term treatment courses, can decrease the progression of osteoarthritis
> Viartril-S maximum absorption up to 90%
Viartril-S is the only glucosamine preparation packed with beta needle crystals. Viartril-S works via anabolic effect; Viartril-S stimulates the synthesis of proteoglycans, the building blocks of the cartilage matrix
It also works through antiinflammatory and anti-catabolic effects; 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 works at the root of the problem, it will take about two to four weeks to observe the improvement in pain and function
Is Viartril-S a safe product? During two long-term three-year studies, the safety of Viartril-S was found to be similar to placebo (“sugar pill”).
Millions have been treated with Viartril-S with very few and mild adverse reactions; may include gastric discomfort and pain, constipation, diarrhoea, meteorism and nausea. These events are few and similar to the ones observed with placebo
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Viartril-S is the original glucosamine sulfate that has been fully tested in clinical trials for safety and efficacy.