Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Euflexxa
  2. Gel-One
  3. Hyalgan
  4. Hyalgan LL
  5. Monovisc
  6. Orthovisc
  7. Supartz

Descriptions


Hyaluronic acid injection is used to treat knee pain caused by osteoarthritis (OA) in patients who have already been treated with pain relievers (e.g., acetaminophen) and other treatments that did not work well.

Hyaluronic acid is similar to a substance that occurs naturally in the joints. It works by acting like a lubricant and shock absorber in the joints and helps the joints to work properly.

This medicine is to be administered only by or under the immediate supervision of your doctor.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Solution
  • Gel/Jelly