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Duartron Bioiberica

Duartron®

Duartron® is indicated for adults to relieve light to moderate symptoms of osteoarthritis of the knee.

Information updated January 2019.

Composition and dose

Duartron® contains glucosamine hydrochloride as an active substance, in boxes with 60, 625-mg hard gelatin capsules.

The recommended dose is 2 capsules per day, preferably taken at one time, for at least 2 months.

Duartron® is a prescription drug, financed by Social Security, registered in Spain by the Spanish Agency of Medicines and Medical Devices (AEMPS).

It is also approved in other countries under other brand names. Please contact us for more information.  

Efficacy and safety

The clinical trials performed with glucosamine on patients with osteoarthritis have demonstrated that it significantly improves the symptoms of osteoarthritis such as pain and functional deficits1,2. This drug also features a carry over effect3. All this helps to improve the quality of life for patients with osteoarthritis.

Additionally, the safety of glucosamine hydrochloride has been shown in several publications2,3.

References

1. Reginster JY, et al. Lancet. 2001 Jan 27;357(9252):251-6.

2. Pavelka K, et al. Ann Rheum Dis. 2001;60(Suppl.1):57.

3. Qiu GX, et al. Arzneimittelforschung. 1998 May;48(5):469-74.

To consult these studies, apart from the additional bibliography and other relevant contents on osteoarthritis, you can visit www.condroproteccion.es.

Price

RRP Spain €6.26 (REFERENCE PRICE)

Duartron® is financed by Social Security.