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Sodium Hyaluronate Topical



Sodium Hyaluronate Topical is used in the treatment of dry eye disease

How it works

Sodium hyaluronate belongs to the class of medications called as gycosylaminoglycans. It works by forming a protective barrier around the wound and restores the natural environment thereby maintaining the hydration and promoting wound healing.

Common side effects

Discoloration of skin, Pain, Joint inflammation, Allergic reaction, Application site redness of skin, Application site irritation, Joint stiffness, Itching, Joint swelling

Available Medicine

Expert advice

  • Clean (remove any debris) and disinfect the wound before applying sodium hyaluronate cream.
  • Cover the applied area with appropriate dressing (sterile gauze and bandage). 
  • Avoid extensive rubbing of sodium hyaluronate cream over the wound surface.
  • Contact your doctor immediately if the injury or wound worsens or if signs of any infection appear.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not use if you are allergic to sodium hyaluronate or any of its ingredients. 

Frequently asked questions

Sodium Hyaluronate Topical

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 natural?
Yes. Sodium hyaluronate is a derivate of hyaluronic acid which occurs naturally in body tissues such as connective tissues and helps to maintain hydration balance and supports natural healing process
Q. Is sodium hyaluronate the same as hyaluronic acid?
Yes. Sodium hyaluronate is a derived from (salt form of) hyaluronic acid.

Content on this page was last updated on 25 April, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)