SODIUM HYALURONATE (SOE dee um hye al yoor ON ate) is used to treat pain in the knee due to osteoarthritis.
This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.
COMMON BRAND NAME(S): Amvisc, DUROLANE, Euflexxa, GELSYN-3, Hyalgan, Hymovis, Monovisc, Orthovisc, Supartz, Supartz FX, TriVisc, VISCO
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
This medicine is for injection into the knee joint. It is given by a health care professional in a hospital or clinic setting.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
Overdosage: If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once.
NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.
This does not apply.
Interactions are not expected.
This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non-prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.
Tell your doctor or healthcare professional if your symptoms do not start to get better or if they get worse.
If receiving this medicine for osteoarthritis, limit your activity after you receive your injection. Avoid physical activity for 48 hours following your injection to keep your knee from swelling. Do not stand on your feet for more than 1 hour at a time during the first 48 hours following your injection. Ask your doctor or healthcare professional about when you can begin major physical activity again.
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
This drug is given in a hospital or clinic and will not be stored at home.
NOTE: This sheet is a summary. It may not cover all possible information. If you have questions about this medicine, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider.
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