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(Sodium Hyaluronate)

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Sanofi Aventis
1syr Injection

What is Hyalgan/Sodium Hyaluronate used for?

This medicine is used to provide relief of pain due to osteoarthritis of the knee. It is used for patients who do not get adequate relief from simple painkillers, exercise, and physical therapy.

If you have any questions about your medicine, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider. This medicine is only to be used by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not give it to others. This information is advisory only. It does not contain all information about this medicine. If you have any questions about your medicine, ask your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider.

How should Hyalgan/Sodium Hyaluronate be stored?

Store in a dry place at room temperature between 59° - 86°F. Keep out of reach of children and pets

General drug information:

General Information

When should Hyalgan/Sodium Hyaluronate not be taken?

Do not use this medicine if you are allergic to any ingredient in this medicine, if you have irritated or infected skin at the injection site.

What precautions should I follow when taking Hyalgan/Sodium Hyaluronate?

Before using this medicine, tell your health care provider about any of the following: if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding if you are taking any other prescription or nonprescription medicine if you have any other medical condition like heart disease, lung disease, impairment of kidney or liver functions.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Hyalgan/Sodium Hyaluronate?

As with any injection, you may feel temporary minor pain at the injection site. To help make your injection as comfortable as possible, your doctor may inject a local anesthetic beforehand.

What are the side effects of Hyalgan/Sodium Hyaluronate?

Most severe: Severe allergic reaction (hives, shortness of breath, palpitation, tightness in chest), redness, burning, itching

Most common: Injection-site pain, swelling, heat and/or redness, rash, itching, or bruising around the joint.

Other: None

How should I take Hyalgan/Sodium Hyaluronate?

How much medicine you take and how often you take it depends on many factors, including the condition being treated and the age and weight of the patient. If you have any questions about the amount and/or frequency of the medicine you are taking, talk with your health care provider. For 48 hours following the injection, avoid strenuous or weight bearing activities (such as tennis, running, standing, or heavy lifting) for a long periods of time. To reduce discomfort associated with osteoarthritis, avoid activities that cause excess pain in the joints. Do not share this medicine with others for whom it was not prescribed. Do not use this medicine for other health conditions. Keep this product as well as syringes and needles, out of the reach of children. Do not reuse needles, syringes, or other materials. Dispose of properly after use. Ask your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist to explain local regulations for selecting an appropriate container and properly disposing of the container when it is full.Do not take more medication than prescribed unless advised to do so by your health care provider. Patients with previous medical conditions should talk with their health care provider before taking this medication. Do not take any other over-the-counter or prescription medications without talking with your health care provider. If a dose is missed, take it as soon as possible. If several hours have passed or if it is nearing time for the next dose, do not double the dose to catch up, unless advised by your health care provider. If more than one dose is missed, contact your health care provider or pharmacist.