Hyaluronic acid Pharmacology

Hyaluronic acid

About Hyaluronic acid
Non-sulfated glycosaminoglycan, Analgesic in osteoarthritis.
Mechanism of Action of Hyaluronic acid
This enzyme degrades hyaluronic acid, major constituent of the intestinal barrier. Hyaluronidase lowers the viscosity of acid, there by increasing cell tissue permeability. So it is generally used with the other drugs for more consumption.
Pharmacokinets of Hyaluronic acid
Onset of Action for Hyaluronic acid
Immediate onset of action after sub cutaneous administration
Duration of Action for Hyaluronic acid
1 to 2 days
Half Life of Hyaluronic acid
Side Effects of Hyaluronic acid
1. Erythema
2. Swelling
3. Pain
4. Itching,
5. Discoloration and tenderness at the implant site
Contra-indications of Hyaluronic acid
1. Hypersensitivity to products
2. Keloidal tendency
3. Unrealistic expectations
Special Precautions while taking Hyaluronic acid
1.An infection of knee joint
2.Infection of the skin around knee
3.An allergy to eggs, birds, or bird products
Pregnancy Related Information
Use with caution
Old Age Related Information
Use with caution
Breast Feeding Related Information
Use with caution
Children Related Information
Use with caution
Indications for Hyaluronic acid
1. Degenerative osteoarthritis of the knee
2. Periarthritis of shoulder
Interactions for Hyaluronic acid
Typical Dosage for Hyaluronic acid
Intra-articular injection into the knee or shoulder joint once a week, for five weeks.
Schedule of Hyaluronic acid
Storage Requirements for Hyaluronic acid
Effects of Missed Dosage of Hyaluronic acid
Take the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Effects of Overdose of Hyaluronic acid
Give symptomatic and supportive treatment

Home Delivery for Hyaluronic acid in Your City

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However, we do publish a comprehensive directory of Pharmacies, Chemists and Druggists in cities all over India. You can use this directory to find the medicine stores in your city (or area) that provide home delivery services for hyaluronic acid and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for hyaluronic acid may be free or they may cost you depending on the pharmacy and the minimum order requirements. It would be best to get this clarified while placing the order.

Please be aware that you should take hyaluronic acid only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for hyaluronic acid before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for hyaluronic acid with the pharmacy.

Hyaluronic acid is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for hyaluronic acid might be better known than hyaluronic acid itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have hyaluronic acid in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for hyaluronic acid.