Daily OTC Pearl: Osteo Bi-Flex

Osteo Bi-Flex may offer relief of osteoarthritis pain.

OTC/Lifestyle Pearl of the Day: Osteo Bi-Flex

Indication: Osteo Bi-Flex may offer relief of osteoarthritis pain.

Insight:

  • Generic name: chondroitin and glucosamine.
  • Osteo Bi-Flex is a combination product that has been used in alternative medicine in treating osteoarthritis pain.
  • It is not certain whether Osteo Bi-Flex is effective in treating any medical condition. Medicinal use of this product has not been approved by the FDA. This medicine should not be used in place of medication prescribed for a physician.
  • Common adverse effects include nauseadiarrheaconstipation, stomach pain, gas, bloating, hair loss, and puffy eyelids.

Sources:

Osteo Bi-Flex Uses, Side Effects & Warnings - Drugs.com

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