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What are the other names for glucosamine?

Glucosamine, a natural substance found in cartilage cells, has many names. Glucosamine sulfate is the most common supplement. Similar ones include glucosamine hydrochloride and n-acetyl glucosamine. These are not identical forms and may have somewhat different effects.

Other names are chitosamine, D-glucosamine, D-glucosamine sulfate, G6S, glucosamine potassium sulfate, glucosamine sulfate 2KCl and  glucosamine sulfate-potassium chloride.

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