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Glucosamine hydrochloride is a supplement used for treating various conditions, although it is best known for its effects on osteoarthritis. It is believed to work by decreasing inflammation, stimulating chondrocytes, and limiting the production of certain compounds that degrade cartilage. Research is currently being conducted on whether glucosamine hydrochloride is more or less effective than other types.
- Decreasing inflammation
- Stimulating chondrocytes, the cells that make and maintain cartilage
- Decreasing the production of certain compounds that degrade cartilage.