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Sodium hyaluronate

Synonym(s): Hyaluronate sodium, hyaluronic acid

Contributor(s): Vetstream Ltd, Gigi Davidson

Introduction

Name

  • Sodium hyaluronate.

Class of drug

  • Anti-inflammatory.

Description

Chemical name

  • Hyaluronate sodium; Hyalurone sodium.

Molecular formula

  • C28H44N2NaO23

Molecular weight

  • 799.64

Physical properties

  • High viscosity mucopolysaccharide with alternating beta (1-3) glucuronide and beta (1-4) glucosaminidic bonds.

Storage requirements

  • Product-specific storage requirements either at 4°C or 25°C. Do not freeze.

Uses

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Indications

  • Arthrides associated with synovitis.

Administration

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Pharmacokinetics

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed Papers

Other sources of information

  • Derived from The Veterinary Formulary. 4th edn (1998) Bishop Y (Ed) British Veterinary Association and Royal Pharmaceutical Society.

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