ARTHOBEST contains GLUCOSAMINE SULPHATE a naturally occurring amino sugar produced by the human body from glucose and used in MAINTENANCE and REGENERATION of healthy cartilage in joints.
ARTHOBEST also contain CHONDROITIN SULPHATE a glycosaminoglycan (acid muco-polysaccharide) found in connective tissue, especially in the articular cartilage of all mammals.
A study done in University Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 2011 showed that glucosamine sulphate alone or with chondroitin sulphate PRODUCED STATISTICALLY
SIGNIFICANT IMPROVEMENTS IN CARTILAGE REGENERATION.
GLUCOSAMINE SULPHATE may also act as a pain reliever.
A study compared the effects of glucosamine to ibuprofen and arrived to the conclusion that glucosamine is as EFFECTIVE IN RELIEVING JOINT PAIN ASSOCIATED WITH OSTEOARTHRITIS.