What is Hymovis® 24mg,3ml?
Hymovis® 24mg,3ml is a High Molecular Weight Viscoelastic Hyaluronan. The generic name of Hymovis® 24mg,3ml is hyaluronan. Hymovis® 24mg,3ml is similar to the fluid that surrounds the joints in your body. Hymovis® 24mg,3ml provides Relief From Your Osteoarthritis Knee Pain when simple painkillers, exercise, or physical therapy have failed to give you adequate pain relief. When you have osteoarthritis, the quality of the hyaluronan may be different from normal. An FDA-approved, Hymovis® 24mg,3ml, is a thick, gel-like solution that acts like a lubricant and shock absorber in the knee joint. Hymovis® 24mg,3ml is a substance found naturally in the body and is present in a high amount in the fluid that fills the joints. Hymovis® 24mg,3ml injection provides relief from knee pain for up to 6 months.
What is Hymovis® 24mg,3ml Used For?
Hymovis® 24mg,3ml is used to treat knee pain caused by osteoarthritis. Hymovis® 24mg,3ml is usually given after other Arthritis Medications have been tried without success. Hymovis® 24mg,3ml has been used with good results in knee osteoarthritis (OA). Hymovis® 24mg,3ml is also effective and useful in patients affected by symptomatic hip OA. A single Hymovis® 24mg,3ml injection effectively managed symptoms of knee pain due to osteoarthritis and Hip OA decreasing pain and reducing the Need For NSAIDs Intake over the 12 months of follow-up.
How To Use Hymovis® 24mg,3ml?
Hymovis® 24mg,3ml is used to Treat Knee Pain and is injected directly into the knee joint by a professional and experienced healthcare provider. You may be given more than one Hymovis® 24mg,3ml Injection. If you need more than one Hymovis® 24mg,3ml, additional injections are usually given at least 1 week after your first injection. Hymovis® 24mg,3ml is effective for several months. Tell your doctor if your symptoms do not improve, or if they get worse.
Why Hymovis® 24mg,3ml is Prescribed?
Hymovis® 24mg,3ml is prescribed to those patients having knee pain due to osteoarthritis and who did not respond to other pain killers, exercise, and therapy. Hymovis® 24mg,3ml is differently safe and effective than one or more Injections Of ha-based Formulations. Hymovis® 24mg,3ml injection is effective for several months over a 12-month time period, in real-life conditions.
What Conditions Does Hymovis® 24mg,3ml Treat?
Hymovis® 24mg,3ml is based on Ultra Pure Hyaluronic Acid engineered using a proprietary process to increase viscosity, elasticity, and residence time. The hyaluronan in Hymovis® 24mg,3ml is derived from bacterial fermentation. Hymovis® 24mg,3ml is intended for the treatment of pain in patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee who have failed conservative non‐pharmacological therapy and simple analgesics. The Hymovis® 24mg,3ml solution is administered as a two-injection regimen under aseptic conditions.
Special Precautions for Hymovis® 24mg,3ml
Treatment should be avoided if the joint shows evidence of acute inflammation. The safety and Efficacy of Hymovis® 24mg,3ml in children and pregnant women have not been established. The safety and efficacy of the use of Hymovis® 24mg,3ml concomitantly with other Intra-articular Treatments have not been established. The syringe is intended for single use; inject the contents in one joint only. If this product is reprocessed and/or reused, Fidia Farmaceutici cannot guarantee the performance, functionality, material structure, or cleanliness or sterility of the product. Reuse could lead to illness, infection, and/or serious injury to the patient or user. Do not use Hymovis® 24mg,3ml if the package is opened or damaged.
Hymovis® 24mg,3ml Dosage
Hymovis® 24mg,3ml is an injectable solution. Hymovis® 24mg,3ml is usually given to those patients with osteoarthritis who did not respond to other medicines and therapies. Your doctor will Inject Hymovis® 24mg,3ml (3ml) Into Your Knee two times in two injections one week apart. Hymovis® 24mg,3ml should be injected into the knee by a qualified physician or properly licensed practitioner.
What Happens If I Miss A Dose?
Since Hymovis® 24mg,3ml is usually given in a single dose, it does not have a daily dosing schedule. If you need to receive more than One Hymovis® 24mg,3ml Injection, call your doctor for instructions if you miss your next injection appointment.
What Are The Reactions of Hymovis® 24mg,3ml?
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have:
- Increased Knee Pain
- Signs Of Infection (Warmth, Swelling, Redness) Around Your Knee.
Common reactions may include:
- Joint Pain, Stiffness, Or Swelling
- Itching, Numbness, Or Tingling
- Headache, Dizziness
- Back Pain
- Swelling, Pain, Redness, Or Mild Discomfort Where The Medicine Was Injected.
Side Effects of Hymovis® 24mg,3ml:
Common side effects include but are not limited to:
- Bruising Under The Skin
- Irritation Of The Stomach Or Intestines
- Inflammation Of The Knee Joint
- Decreased Appetite
- Stomach Cramps
- Reactions At The Site Of The Injection
- A Fever As A Result Of Taking The Medication
- A Skin Rash
- A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
Cautions To Take Hymovis® 24mg,3ml:
You should not receive Hymovis® 24mg,3ml if you have:
- A Bleeding Disorder
- Certain Allergies
- An Infection In Your Knee
- In The Skin Around Your Knee
You should not be treated with Hymovis® 24mg,3ml if you are allergic to it, or if you have:
- An allergy to gram-positive bacteria proteins (ask your doctor if you are not sure)
- A bleeding or blood clotting disorder such as hemophilia
- An infection in your knee or in the skin around your knee
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding
- Tell your doctor about all the medicines you are using
Hymovis® 24mg,3ml is not approved for use by anyone younger than 21 years old.