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Glucosamine Side Effects

Applies to glucosamine: oral capsule, oral tablet

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking glucosamine: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Common side effects may include:

  • nausea, vomiting;

  • diarrhea, constipation; or

  • heartburn.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.

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