Were you looking for information about Chondroitin? Chondrotin is a common misspelling of chondroitin.
Chondroitin is a type of supplement made from the cartilage of various animals, including sharks and cows. This supplement is claimed to have several medicinal uses, particularly for treating osteoarthritis. Some research has indicated that chondroitin may indeed be effective at treating osteoarthritis, but more research is needed to support these claims. Before using this supplement, talk to your healthcare provider about other medical conditions you have, as well as any other medication you are taking, including vitamins and herbal supplements.
(For the complete eMedTV article on this dietary supplement, click Chondroitin. This article offers an in-depth look at how chondroitin works, information on its effectiveness, and possible side effects. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)