1200mg of Chondroitin Sulfate daily, has shown superior efficacy than most commonly prescribed NSAID (Non Steroidal Anti-inflammatory) drug, Celecoxib. This provides encouraging results and displays the beneficial role this nutrient has in reducing pain associated with one of the most debilitating conditions experienced by the elderly.
Reference: Pelletier JP, Raynauld JP, Beaulieu A, et al. In a two year double blind randomised controlled multicentre study, chondroitin sulfate was significantly superior to celecoxib at reducing cartilage loss with similar efficacy at reducing disease symptoms in knee osteoarthritis patients. Arthritis Reheumatol 2015;67 (suppl 10.)