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    Sodium Hyaluronate

    Information about Sodium Hyaluronate

    Sodium hyaluronate uses

    Sodium Hyaluronate is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis.

    How sodium hyaluronate works

    Sodium hyaluronate has water retaining properties and provides a low resistance to blinking. It is highly effective at entrapping water and preventing evaporation; this prolongs any beneficial effects.
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    Common side effects of sodium hyaluronate

    Itching, Pain, Joint inflammation, Discoloration of skin, Joint stiffness, Joint swelling

    Available Medicine for Sodium Hyaluronate

    Expert advice for Sodium Hyaluronate

     
    • Taking special precaution, if you use soft contact lens and are prescribed sodium hyaluronate eye drops.

    Frequently asked questions for Sodium Hyaluronate

    Sodium Hyaluronate

    Q. Is Sodium Hyaluronate safe?
    Sodium Hyaluronate is safe, if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
    Q. Is Sodium Hyaluronate vegan?
    Yes, Sodium Hyaluronate is commercially produced from fermentation of a vegetable-origin derived substrate by a selected strain of Streptococcus zooepidermicus
    Q. Is Sodium Hyaluronate natural?
    Yes, Sodium Hyaluronate is a natural polysaccharide
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    Q. Is sodium hyaluronate the same as hyaluronic acid?
    Yes, they show same effect, however, sodium hyaluronate is a hyaluronic acid derivative.
    Q. Is Sodium Hyaluronate dangerous?
    No, Sodium Hyaluronate is not dangerous if used as prescribed by your doctor.

    Content on this page was last updated on 13 September, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)