Cosamin DS Side Effects
Generic Name: chondroitin / glucosamine
Note: This page contains information about the side effects of chondroitin / glucosamine. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Cosamin DS.
Applies to chondroitin / glucosamine: oral capsule, oral kit, oral tablet
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Although not all side effects are known, chondroitin and glucosamine is thought to be possibly safe when taken for up to 2 years.
Stop using chondroitin and glucosamine and call your healthcare provider at once if you have:
irregular heartbeats; or
swelling in your legs.
Common side effects may include:
nausea, diarrhea, constipation;
stomach pain, gas, bloating;
hair loss; or
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
Not all side effects for Cosamin DS may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.
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