Current treatment of osteoarthritis includes the use of aspirin and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen. These medications provide only short-term benefits, thus relieving the pain and inflammation caused by osteoarthritis. Unfortunately, they have associated side effects, although not called as inhibiting cartilage repair and accelerating the destruction of it. In short, aspirin and ibuprofen suppress symptoms but accelerate the progression of the disease. Osteo Bi-Flex contains the clinically studied dosage of glucosamine and chondroitin. Together these natural nutrients to help rebuild the cartilage of joints without side effects.