What is N-Acetyl Glucosamine?

Category: Supplements

Most popular types: N-A-G 750

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N-Acetyl-D-Glucosamine, or GlcNAc, or NAG) is a monosaccharide derivative of glucose. It has been proposed as a treatment for autoimmune diseases.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Multiple Sclerosis 11 8
Bladder problems 1 0
General health 1 0
Hypermobility Syndrome 1 0
Increase effect of another treatment 1 0
Non-Celiac Gluten Intolerance 1 1

Show all 9 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 8

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with N-Acetyl Glucosamine

Side effect Patients
None 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking N-Acetyl Glucosamine

Dosage Patients
750 mg daily 1
1,500 mg daily 1
750mg as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking N-Acetyl Glucosamine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 3
See all 3 patients who’ve stopped taking N-Acetyl Glucosamine

Duration

Currently taking N-Acetyl Glucosamine

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking N-Acetyl Glucosamine

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 3
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 5
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 4
< $25 1
Not specified 3
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for N-Acetyl Glucosamine.