Efficacy of the combination of chondroitin sulfate and glucosamine hydrochloride in the treatment of osteoarthritis in multimorbid patients

DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.18565/pharmateca.2022.13.45-48

I.V. Menshikova

I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Sechenov University), Moscow, Russia
The article discusses the effectiveness of slow-acting drugs containing chondroitin sulfate and glucosamine hydrochloride for the treatment of osteoarthritis (OA). In accordance with the modern concept of the pathogenesis of OA, where a significant place is given to low-intensity inflammation, attention is paid to the anti-inflammatory effect of these substances, as well as the safety of their use in patients with multimorbidity. The results of treatment of a patient with OA of the knee joints and spondylarthrosis, who also suffers from arterial hypertension, overweight and with a history of cancer, are described.

About the Autors

Corresponding autor: Irina V. Menshikova, Dr. Sci. (Med.), Professor at the Department of Hospital Therapy № 1, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of General Medicine, Sechenov University, Moscow, Russia, ivmenshikova@mail.ru; ORCID: http://orcid.com/0000-0003-3181-5272, ScopusID: 6508100024, eLibrarySPIN: 5373-7486

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