What is Cosamin® ASU?
Cosamin ASU is an advanced proprietary formulation that combines NMX1000®with Cosamin's FCHG49® and pharmaceutical-grade TRH122®sodium
For over a decade, Cosamin DS has served as the premium joint health supplement on the market. By combining the exclusive ingredients found in Cosamin DS with ASU, Nutramax Laboratories, Inc. has made the best even better.
Cosamin ASU is a dual synergistic formula: its specific combination of glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate have demonstrated synergy in stimulating cartilage production,1 while ASU also acts synergistically with glucosamine.
What is ASU and how does it work?
ASU (avocado/soybean unsaponifiables) is obtained from avocados and soybeans. A potent ingredient demonstrated to protect cartilage which leads to improved joint function, ASU complements the effects of the other ingredients. While working through their own primary mechanisms of action, ASU, glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate together deliver comprehensive joint health support. Our trademarked glucosamine hydrochloride, chondroitin sulfate, and avocado/soybean unsaponifiables together were shown in cell studies to be better than the combination of glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate at inhibiting expression of several agents involved in cartilage breakdown.
Shown to Work Better
**In laboratory cell culture studies of inflammatory markers associated with joint discomfort and cartilage breakdown it was found that the combination of ASU (avocado/soybean unsaponifiables) + glucosamine + chondroitin sulfate was BETTER than the combination of glucosamine + chondroitin sulfate in reducing these markers.
1. Lippiello L, Woodward J, Karpman R, et al. Clin Orthop Relat Res 2000;381:229-240.
*Cosamin® ASU contains FCHG49® Glucosamine, TRH122® Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate and NMX1000® Avocado/Soybean Unsaponifiables, Nutramax Laboratories® exclusive proprietary researched specifications.
▲Source: SLACK Incorporated Market Research Survey, April 2009. Survey conducted of Orthopedic Specialists relating to glucosamine/chondroitin sulfate brands.
Cosamin ASU: Suggested Use & Supplement Facts
Serving Size 4 capsules
|Maximum Protection||4 Capsules Per Day|
(Once desired effect is noticed
|Gradually reduce the number of capsules to maintain comfort level.|
Serving Size 4 Capsules
|Sodium (as bound to Chondroitin Sulfate)||70mg||3%*|
|Total Carbohydrates||1g||Less than 1%*|
|High Purity FCHG49® Glucosamine HCl||1500mg||
|TRH122®Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate
(Contains approximately 8% moisture)
|Avocado/Soybean Unsaponifiables (ASU) Powder▼||
|Green Tea Leaf Extract||
*Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
†Daily Value Not Established
▼Containing a minimum of 300 mg of ASU powder standardized to contain a minimum of 30% avocado/soybean unsaponifiables.
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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