Vitabiotics Jointace 500/400 - 60 Tablets
Healthy joints are essential for an active life as we get older and are particularly important for those
who engage in sporting activity. Glucosamine sulphate is an important nutrient for the maintenance of
joint health, as the body's ability to manufacture collagen appears to decline with age.
Joints and muscles in good working order allow a full range of movement and flexibility.
Jointace® 500/400 with 500mg glucosamine sulphate and 400mg chondroitin sulphate per tablet is a new addition
to the Jointace® range, for those who prefer to take a supplement containing only glucosamine sulphate and
More than just glucosamine sulphate
Glucosamine sulphate is a vital nutrient for the maintenance of joint health, and the body's ability
to manufacture it naturally appears to decline with age. But while glucosamine sulphate plays an effective
role in the production of collagen, the natural cushion in cartilage, research has shown that its benefits
can be enhanced when in combination with chondroitin.
Chondroitin for cartilage support
Chondroitin is also included in Jointace® 500/400, as it works synergistically with glucosamine to help
renew and repair cartilage, and maintain the lubricating properties of fluids around the joints.
Jointace® 500/400 contains a special high quality LMW (Low molecular weight) form of chondroitin.
Jointace® 500/400 has been formulated using scientific research and is produced to the highest
pharmaceutical standards of quality control. The formulation is 100% drug free and can be taken
alongside anti-inflammatory drugs and NSAIDs (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs) if desired.
Jointace® 500/400 is the ultimate choice for joint health and can be used in conjunction with
Jointace® gel and Jointace® patches.
A holistic approach
The major charity associated with joint health in the UK favours an approach which includes
careful attention to diet and nutritional supplementation. Maintaining a healthy weight is
important for joint health, as is reducing fats, refined sugars and alcohol intake.
Why has Jointace® 500/400 been developed?
Jointace® 500/400 tablets have been scientifically developed to help safeguard your diet and to help maintain healthy,
supple and flexible joints. Glucosamine sulphate an important nutrient for the maintenance of joint health, as the body's
ability to manufacture collagen appears to decline with age. Chondroitin Sulphate helps form the proteins that maintain
cartilage elasticity and works synergistically with glucosamine to help maintain joint health.
High strength Glucosamine Sulphate is given for its role in maintaining healthy joints by supporting the body's
ability to generate and regenerate cartilage. Jointace® 500/400 contains an easily absorbed form of glucosamine
sulphate and a high quality low molecular weight form of chondroitin with just 3 tablets a day providing 1500mg
Glucosamine Sulphate, the daily level used in published research, to help maintain healthy joints plus 1200mg chondroitin
sulphate. 1500mg of glucosamine is one of the most frequently prescribed levels of glucosamine for customers that require
joint support. The Glucosamine and Chondroitin in Jointace®500/400 is of Pharmaceutical USP (United States Pharmacopeia
purity standard) grade, produced in accordance with the control requirements of Pharmaceutical
GMP (Good Food Manufacturing Practice). It therefore provides a high quality alternative to generic
preparations, giving patients the confidence of a trusted manufacturer and well established brand.
Can Jointace® 500/400 be used simultaneously with medicines?
Generally, Jointace® 500/400 tablets may be used alongside medications including anti-inflammatory drugs or NSAIDS,
because Jointace® 500/400 contains only moderate levels of vitamins and minerals, and are free from any drugs or hormones.
For specific advice on taking Jointace® 500/400 tablets with medicines, we recommend that you contact your doctor or
pharmacist first. Diabetics and those using blood thinning medication (eg warfarin) should consult their doctor before
using this product.
Are there any undesired effects or precautions whilst taking Jointace® 500/400?
■ Jointace® 500/400 tablets have no known side-effects when taken as directed.
■ Do not exceed the recommended intake.
■In case of overdose, seek medical advice immediately.
■ Jointace® 500/400 is not suitable for use by those people allergic to soya, shellfish or fish products.
■Diabetics should consult their doctor before using this product.
■Jointace® 500/400 is not recommended during pregnancy or breastfeeding.
■Consult your doctor before use if taking warfain or other oral anticoagulants
How many tablets are there in one pack of Jointace® 500/400?
Jointace®500/400 contains 60 tablets per pack. It is recommended to take three per day
How and when should Jointace® 500/400 be used?
Three tablets per day are recommended with or immediately after your main meal,
with a full glass of water or a cold drink. Jointace® 500/400 tablets should not be chewed. Always ensure that
Jointace® 500/400 tablets are taken with plenty of liquid to wash the tablets down, and not tea or coffee, as this
may cause the tablets to disintegrate too early
What are the active ingredients?
Jointace® 500/400 tablets are made up of the following:
Jointace® 500/400 tablets contain the following active ingredients per 3 tablets: Glucosamine Sulphate (1500 mg) and
Chondroitin Sulphate (1200 mg). The Glucosamine is present in the preferred potassium form for improved absorption
and is sodium salt free.
Each tablet provides 663mg Glucosamine Sulphate 2KCL. This equates so 500mg Glucosamine sulphate (or 393mg Glucosamine)
per tablet when utilised by the body.
Jointace® 500/400 tablets are not tested on animals.