Hyaluronate and Derivatives
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Hyaluronate and Derivatives?

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Eye:

• This medicine is used for a variety of eye surgeries.

Knee:

• This medicine is used to treat arthritis.

Skin injection:

• This medicine is used to decrease lines and wrinkles of the face and neck.

Topical:

• This medicine is used to promote healing of skin ulcers and wounds.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

All forms:

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

Knee:

• Avoid activity for 48 hours or as directed by healthcare provider.

Skin injection:

• Talk with healthcare provider before using other: aspirin, aspirin-containing products, blood thinners, garlic, ginseng, ginkgo, ibuprofen or like products, pain medicines, or vitamin E.

• Avoid sun, sunlamps, and tanning beds until swelling is gone.

• Avoid exposure to cold weather until swelling is gone.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

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