Steer Patients Asking About Glucosamine or Chondroitin to the Pharmacist

Patients will ask what works for relieving arthritis in the joints (knee, hip, etc).

Acetaminophen (Tylenol Arthritis Pain, etc) is usually tried first for mild to moderate pain.

Watch for patients taking high doses...taking too much acetaminophen can lead to liver injury and failure.

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