Your Health Product FAQs

Nutramax Laboratories Consumer Care, Inc. is a leader in the research, development and manufacturing of high quality products to help keep you healthy and active. In order to better serve you, we have collected our most frequently asked product questions. If your question is not answered in this FAQ section, please submit your question using our contact form , by email or by contacting one of our highly trained customer service representatives at1-877-COSAMIN (267-2646).
*THESE STATEMENTS HAVE NOT BEEN EVALUATED BY THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION.
THIS PRODUCT IS NOT INTENDED TO DIAGNOSE, TREAT, CURE, OR PREVENT ANY DISEASE.

Cosamin®DS for Joint Health

  • What is joint cartilage?
  • Why does cartilage break down?
  • Why did my doctor recommend Cosamin® DS?
  • How does Cosamin® DS work?
  • How do I take Cosamin® DS?
  • When should I start taking Cosamin® DS?
  • Is Cosamin®DS gluten-free?

Cosamin®ASU for Joint Health

  • What is joint cartilage?
  • Why does cartilage break down?
  • How does Cosamin®ASU work?
  • How do I take Cosamin® ASU?
  • Are there any safety concerns with Cosamin® ASU?
  • Is Cosamin®ASU gluten-free?

Cosamin® Avoca Joint Health Supplement

  • What is Cosamin® Avoca?
  • What is joint cartilage?
  • Why does cartilage break down?
  • What role does ASU (Avocado/Soybean Unsaponifiables) play in Cosamin® Avoca?
  • What is OptiMSM®, and why is it in Cosamin® Avoca?
  • Are there any safety concerns with Cosamin® Avoca?
  • Is Cosamin® Avoca gluten-free?

OmegaMint™ Heart Health Supplement

  • What is OmegaMint™?
  • What is fish oil, and what are its benefits?
  • Why is OmegaMint™ flavored?
  • Are any side effects expected when taking OmegaMint™?
  • Do I get enough DHA and EPA in the foods I eat?
  • Contamination with heavy metals, such as lead and mercury, and other pollutants, such as PCBs and dioxins, can be an issue with fish and fish oil supplements. Should I be concerned about this with OmegaMint™?
  • How do I take OmegaMint™?
  • Why is OmegaMint™ flavored?

Avmacol® for Environmental Wellness

  • What is Avmacol®?
  • What is sulforaphane?
  • What are the health benefits of sulforaphane?
  • What is glucoraphanin?
  • What is myrosinase and why is it so important?
  • How does Avmacol® work?
  • How does your body naturally detoxify certain environmental threats?
  • Why is detoxification support important?
  • Can I eat a lot of broccoli and get the benefits of sulforaphane?
  • What is the Sulforaphane Production System™?
  • Is Avmacol® gluten-free?
  • Is Avmacol® vegetarian?
  • Does Avmacol® contain any artificial colors?
  • How should I take Avmacol®?
  • I have a hard time swallowing pills. Can I mix this with food?
  • I get GI discomfort from eating cruciferous vegetables. Will Avmacol® cause the same thing?
  • Is there a generic equivalent?

Avmacol Immune™

  • What is Avmacol Immune™?
  • What is sulforaphane?
  • What are the health benefits of sulforaphane?
  • What is glucoraphanin?
  • What is myrosinase and why is it so important?
  • How does Avmacol Immune work?
  • How does your body naturally detoxify certain environmental threats?
  • Why is detoxification support important?
  • Can I eat a lot of broccoli and get the benefits of sulforaphane?
  • What are beta-glucans and what is their benefit as found in Avmacol Immune™?
  • What are neutrophils?
  • What are natural killer cells?
  • What is the Sulforaphane Production System™?
  • Is Avmacol Immune™ gluten-free?
  • Is Avmacol Immune™ vegetarian?
  • Does Avmacol Immune™ contain any artificial colors?
  • How should I take Avmacol Immune™?
  • I get GI discomfort from eating cruciferous vegetables. Will Avmacol Immune™ cause the same thing?
  • Is there a generic equivalent?

 

*THESE STATEMENTS HAVE NOT BEEN EVALUATED BY THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION.
THIS PRODUCT IS NOT INTENDED TO DIAGNOSE, TREAT, CURE, OR PREVENT ANY DISEASE.