ORTHOPEDICS

Hyalgan 20 mg

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Fidia Farmaceutici S.p.A.

HYALGAN® 20mg

Doctors use Hyalgan® 20mg to treat pain due to osteoarthritis of the knee. It is usually used in patients who do not get relief from simple painkillers, exercises or physical therapy.

Hyalgan® by Fidia is also known as sodium hyaluronate, it is based on the products like hyaluronic acid, hyaluronans. This product was studied in 110 clinical trials and is approved to use in United States in 1997.

Hyalgan® 20mg
Doctors use Hyalgan® 20mg to treat pain due to osteoarthritis of the knee. It is usually used in patients who do not get relief from simple painkillers, exercises or physical therapy.

Hyalgan® by Fidia is also known as sodium hyaluronate, it is based on the products like hyaluronic acid, hyaluronans. This product was studied in 110 clinical trials and is approved to use in United States in 1997.

Use Hyalgan® from 3 to 5 injections in one week to restore joint mobility and provide significant pain relief. Talk to your doctor to know if this product is right for you. It is safe to take Hyalgan® in older ages. There is no special precaution to use Hyalgan® in older patients. Because of this product does not contain drugs and it is injected into the joint directly and not administrated systematically you are able to take other medicine, but you must consult with your doctor before taking other medicine. If you feel pain in both knee it is normal to take injections in both areas.

After receiving injection avoid activities like tennis, heavy lifting, jogging and others for at least 48 hours. Talk to your doctor about what activities are acceptable to you after injection.

The patient can expect result from injections in generally after third injection but it is depending on pain degree and pre-existing medical conditions.

As well as other medical products Hyalgan® has some side effects. The patient can feel localized discomfort after treatment in injected area. Do not use this product if you have allergic reactions to any of ingredients.

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