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Chondroitin Polysulfate

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

B03AB07,M01AX25

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0009007-28-7

Therapeutic Categories

Dermatological agent

Anti-inflammatory agent

Ophthalmic agent

Chemical Name

High viscosity mucopolysaccharides (glycosaminoglycans) with N-acetylchondrosine as a repeating unit and with one sulfate group per dissacharide unit

Foreign Names

  • Chondrotoinschwefelsäure (German)
  • Chondroïtine sulfate (French)

Generic Names

  • Chondroitin Sulfates (IS)
  • Chondroitinsulfuric Acid (IS)
  • Chonsurid (IS)
  • Glycosaminoglycan Polysulfate (IS)
  • MPS (IS)
  • Mucopolysaccharide Polysulfate (IS: MPS)
  • Mucopolysaccharide polysulfuric acid ester (IS)
  • Mucopolysaccharidpolyschwefelsäureester (IS)
  • Structum (IS)

Brand Names

  • Adaxil (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Rottapharm, Singapore
  • Adequan (veterinary use)
    Daiichi Sankyo UK, United Kingdom; Luitpold Animal, United States; Novartis Animal Health, Italy; Novartis Animal Health, New Zealand
  • Adequan Canine (veterinary use)
    Luitpold Animal, United States
  • Adequanin (veterinary use)
    Novartis Animal Health, Norway; Novartis Healthcare Animal Health, Sweden
  • Alfa cart
    Alpha-Chem, Egypt
  • Anacal (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Lauromacrogol 400)
    Genus, Malta
  • Anilok (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Genfar, Ecuador; Genfar S.A., Guatemala; Genfar S.A., Nicaragua; Genfar S.A., El Salvador
  • Arth-A (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Acme, Bangladesh
  • Arthicare (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Biovista, Pakistan
  • Arthrobene (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamne)
    Swiss Caps, Georgia
  • Arthroplus (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine (veterinary use))
    Véto-Centre, France
  • Arthrosenior (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine (veterinary use))
    Omega Pharma France vet., France
  • Arthrosin (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Unimed & Unihealth, Bangladesh
  • Articulex (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Ibn Sina, Bangladesh
  • Artiflex (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Synergen, Philippines
  • Artilage (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    S.J & G. Fazal Ellahie, Pakistan
  • Artridol Duo (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Laboratorio Chile, Chile
  • Artridol Duo Forte (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Cormin, Ecuador
  • Artrolive (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Ache, Brazil
  • Artromed (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Mediproducts, Guatemala; Mediproducts, El Salvador
  • Artrosamin (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Difare, Ecuador
  • Artrosin (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Biotoscana, Peru
  • Ateroid
    Cornelli, Italy
  • Béres Porcerősítő (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Béres, Hungary
  • Cartexan
    Bioiberica, Poland
  • Carticare (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Cadila, India
  • Carticel Plus (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Opsonin, Bangladesh
  • Cartiflex (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Diethylamine Salicylate)
    ISA, Argentina
  • Cartiflex Forte (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    ISA, Argentina
  • Cartilage Plus (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Renata, Bangladesh
  • Cartilex (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    ACI, Bangladesh
  • Cartilgin (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Amoun, Egypt
  • Cartilona (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Biotech, Venezuela
  • Cartilox Plus (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Galeno, Colombia
  • Cartisark (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Pharmed, India
  • Cartix C (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Garmisch, Colombia
  • Chondro B (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine (veterinary use))
    Greenvet, France
  • Chondroflex
    Ternopharm, Georgia
  • Chondrogen (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Mepaco, Egypt
  • Chondro-Ritz (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    GMP, Georgia
  • Chondroxid
    Nizhpharm, Georgia
  • Chondroxide Forte (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Meloxicam)
    Nizhpharm, Russian Federation
  • Conart (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Advance Pharma, Malaysia
  • Condroflex (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Gucosamine)
    Zodiac, Brazil
  • Condron-Demison (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Dexamethasone)
    Oasis, Taiwan
  • Condropil (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Advance Pharma, Malaysia
  • Condrosan
    Bioiberica, Spain
  • Condrosulf
    Angelini, Spain; Ibsa, Lebanon
  • Con-F (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Flavin Adenine)
    Oasis, Taiwan
  • Contilex (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Cosamine Plus (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Hovid, Georgia
  • Cosequin (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine (veterinary use))
    MSD Santé Animale Intervet, France
  • Cosequin DS (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine (veterinary use))
    Vetpharm, New Zealand
  • Cosequin Equine (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine (veterinary use))
    Vetpharm, New Zealand
  • Curaflex Duo (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Tecnofarma, Colombia
  • Dinaflex Duo (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Tecnofarma, Chile; Tecnofarma, Peru
  • Dinaflex Duo Forte (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Tecnofarma, Chile
  • Drastop
    Rompharm, Georgia
  • Drastorin
    Rompharm, Georgia
  • Droglican (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Bioiberica, Spain
  • Dunason
    Alcon, Brazil
  • DuoVisc (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Hyaluronic Acid)
    Alcon, Tunisia
  • Ecosamina Forte (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Penn Pharmaceut, Argentina
  • Eniflex Duo (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Bagó, Ecuador
  • Euroflex (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Laboratorio Saval, Chile; Saval, Peru
  • Finartrit (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Garden House, Argentina; Garden House, Ecuador; Laboratorios Garden House Chile, Chile
  • Finartrit Forte (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Laboratorios Garden House Chile, Chile
  • Findedol Max (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Farmindustria, Peru
  • Flexibel (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Blubell, India
  • Flexivet (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine (veterinary use))
    Ceva Santé Animale, France
  • Flexor (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Dexa Medica, Indonesia
  • Flextril-C (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Novamed, Colombia
  • Flexurat (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Biotech, Venezuela
  • Flexure (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Interpharm, Ecuador; Procaps, Colombia; Unimed, Peru
  • Flexxbon (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Meyers, Philippines
  • Fortiflex (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Poliglusam (veterinary use))
    Virbac, France
  • Frecoseryl (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Hyaluronic Acid)
    Bausch & Lomb, China
  • Freeflex (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Uni. Medicare, India
  • Freeflex Forte (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Uni. Medicare, India
  • Glucoduo (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Denver Farma, Argentina
  • Glucosamart (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Pharmacare, Peru
  • Glucosamina + Condroitin Sandoz (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Sandoz, Ecuador
  • Glucosamina + Condroitina Colmed (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Colmed, Colombia
  • Glucosamina + Condroitina La Santé (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    La Santé, Colombia
  • Glucosamina + Condroitina MK (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    MK, Colombia
  • Glucosamine + Chondroitin Complex (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    La Sante, Peru; Portugal, Peru
  • Glucosamine Chondroitin (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Calox, Venezuela
  • Glucosamine joint soother (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Puritans pride, Egypt
  • Glucotin Plus (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Drug International, Bangladesh
  • Heparinoid
    Ying Yuan, Taiwan
  • Hiperflex (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Laboratorios Recalcine, Chile; Pharmalab, Peru; Recalcine, Ecuador
  • Hirudoid
    Adcock Ingram, India; Daiichi Sankyo, Brazil; Genus Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom; Medinova, Switzerland; Medinova, China; Medinova, Hong Kong; Medinova, Myanmar; Medinova, Malaysia; Medinova, Philippines; Medinova, Singapore; Medinova, Thailand; NeoCare, Belgium; NeoCare, Netherlands; PharmaCoDane, Denmark; PharmaCoDane, Sweden; Sankyo, Oman; Sankyo, Venezuela; Sankyo Pharma, Taiwan; Santa-Farma, Turkey; STADA, Hungary; STADA, Iceland; STADA, Poland; STADA, Slovakia; Stada Arzneimittel, Austria; Stada Arzneimittel, Germany; Stada Arzneimittel AG, Norway; STADA Hemofarm, Romania; UAB “STADA-Nizhpharm-Baltija”, Estonia
  • Hirudoid Forte
    Medinova, Hong Kong; Medinova, Myanmar; Medinova, Singapore; Medinova, Thailand; Santa-Farma, Turkey; STADA, Finland; STADA, Slovakia
  • Hirudoid forte
    Medinova, Switzerland; Stada Arzneimittel, Austria; Stada Arzneimittel, Germany
  • Hirudoid Mild
    Medinova, Thailand
  • Humylub (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Hyaluronic Acid)
    Sophia, Peru
  • Joinix Plus (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Incepta, Bangladesh
  • Joint Formula (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Blackmores, Hong Kong
  • Jointace Forte (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Meyer, India
  • Jorix (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Apex, Bangladesh
  • Kondro (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Panacea, India
  • Lasonil N
    Bayer Schering, Taiwan
  • Liquiprin (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Aprotinin)
    HLB Pharma, Argentina
  • Lubrictin
    Klonal, Argentina
  • Matrix
    Meda, Italy
  • Maxus
    Bausch & Lomb, Argentina
  • Mecanyl Duo (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Beta, Argentina
  • Mega Freeflex (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Uni. Medicare, India
  • Mobilat (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Salicylic Acid)
    Medinova, Switzerland; NeoCare, Netherlands; Sankyo, Lebanon; STADA, Finland
  • Mobilat DuoAktiv (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Salicylic Acid)
    Stada Arzneimittel, Germany
  • Move free (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Arab Center, Egypt
  • Move free advance (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Schiff, Egypt
  • Moviflex Lafrancol (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Lafrancol, Ecuador
  • Movigor (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Sherfarma, Peru
  • Nermo
    Aversi, Georgia
  • Ossin
    Basi, Portugal
  • Osteomin (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Mega Lifesciences, Myanmar; Mega Lifesciences, Vietnam
  • Oztis (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Bridge Healthcare, Vietnam
  • Reflon Plus (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Beximco, Bangladesh
  • Rejoin (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Aristopharma, Bangladesh
  • Rejoint (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    AHPL, India
  • Reumosan (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Gezzi, Argentina
  • Rotaflex (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Laboratorios Siegfried, Colombia; Siegfried, Peru
  • Sanaven
    Stada Arzneimittel, Germany
  • Shark care
    Mepaco, Egypt
  • Shark cartilage (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Sigma, Egypt
  • Silimax (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Vartrax, Ecuador
  • Stride (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine (veterinary use))
    S.E.O.A. Vétérinaire, France
  • Structum
    Pierre Fabre, Tunisia
  • Synflex (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Healthcare, Bangladesh
  • Theraflex (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Contract Pharma, Georgia
  • Thiomucase
    Farmasa, Brazil
  • Unitrex (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine)
    Albis, Peru
  • Vetafarm K9-Ezybones Joint Health (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Glucosamine (veterinary use))
    Vetafarm, Australia
  • Viscoat (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Hyaluronic Acid)
    Alcon, Tunisia
  • Winmegen (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Naphazoline)
    Winston, Taiwan
  • X-Ray (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Ascorbic Acid)
    Genomma Laboratories México, Mexico
  • X-Ray Dol (Chondroitin Polysulfate and Ascorbic Acid, + Paracetamol)
    Genomma Laboratories México, Mexico

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