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What is a common dosage for ASU?

Grant Cooper, MD
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
The most common dosage of ASU is 300 mg, once per day. No additional benefit has been seen with higher dosages. One study found that patients with arthritis of the knee, who took 300 mg of ASU daily for 6 months, did not take less non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), but they did report significantly less pain and improved function after 2 months compared to patients who were given a placebo.
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