What is Sodium Hyaluronate (Hylira and Euflexxa)?
Sodium hyaluronate is a type of miscellaneous fluids and solutions. Sodium hyaluronate belongs to category of replacement preparation drugs. Sodium Hyaluronate is produced by extraction from rooster combs. The resulting polymer is a large molecular coil with enhanced rheological properties. Sodium hyaluronate has a high degree of biocompability because sodium hyaluronate is a physiological substance that is widely distributed in the extra cellular matrix of connective tissue in both animals & man and is chemically indentical in different species. The most important properties of sodium hyaluro nate are protection & lubircation of delicate cells and tissues. Sodium hyaluronate is similar to the fluid found in human joints. It has been used to restore skin moisture, treat sores and eyes as well as reduce knee joint pain. This drug is commonly sold as Brand Name Hylira.
Indication/Contraindication for use of Sodium Hyaluronate (Hylira and Euflexxa)
Cataract surgery an IOL implantation, Glaucoma surgery, Corneal transplantation, interior segment surgery.
Dosage and Prescribing Information for Sodium Hyaluronate (Hylira and Euflexxa)
As advised by physician.
Drug Interactions of Sodium Hyaluronate (Hylira and Euflexxa)
The user should be aware of the possibility that drugs applied or injected at the same time and same place as sodium hyaluronate may have a longer residue time due to the matrix structure. If cuddliness occurs, the solution must be removed from the eye.
Precautions while prescribing Sodium Hyaluronate (Hylira and Euflexxa)
The physician should be aware of immunological and other potential risks that can occur with injection of any biological material.