BioCell Collagen is a commercially produced dietary supplement and branded ingredient comprised of a specific mixture of hydrolyzed collagen type II, chondroitin sulfate, and hyaluronic acid. The supplement is marketed as a nutritional support product for skin and joint health. BioCell Collagen is used orally for:
- Aging skin
- Exercise-induced joint pain
- Wrinkled skin
BioCell Collagen is used topically for aging skin, dry skin, and wrinkled skin.
Also known as: None
Diseases and Conditions
BioCell Collagen may help improve mobility and quality of life in those suffering from exercise-induced joint pain and osteoarthritis.
BioCell Collagen may be safe when used orally and appropriately at doses of 2 grams per day. BioCell Collagen has been approved as safe by Health Canada's Natural and Non-prescription Health Products Directorate. There is insufficient information on the safety of BioCell Collagen for topical use. There is a lack of information on the overall safety of BioCell Collagen for children, pregnant, and breastfeeding women; best to avoid. Possible side effects include mild skin rashes.
No medication interactions have been reported for BioCell Collagen.
Supplement and Food Interactions
No supplement, herb, or food interactions have been reported for BioCell Collagen.
The correct dosage of any supplement requires a comprehensive analysis of many factors including your age, sex, health conditions, DNA, and lifestyle.
For osteoarthritis, BioCell Collagen is taken orally in one gram doses twice daily for up to ten weeks. For skin aging, BioCell Collagen is taken orally in 500 mg doses, twice daily for twelve weeks.
BioCell Collagen is not found in foods.