Medications


Sodium Hyaluronate ophthalmic

What is this medicine?

SODIUM HYALURONATE (SOE dee um hye al yoor ON ate) is used as a surgery aid during eye surgery.

How should I use this medicine?

This medicine is for injection into the eye. It is given by a health care professional in a hospital or clinic setting.

Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.

What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • eye pain

What may interact with this medicine?

Interactions are not expected.

What if I miss a dose?

This does not apply.

Where should I keep my medicine?

This drug is given in a hospital or clinic and will not be stored at home.

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?

They need to know if you have any of these conditions:

  • eye disease, vision problems

  • glaucoma

  • an unusual or allergic reaction to sodium hyaluronate, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives

  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant

  • breast-feeding

What should I watch for while using this medicine?

Your condition will be monitored carefully while you are receiving this medicine.


NOTE:This sheet is a summary. It may not cover all possible information. If you have questions about this medicine, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider. Copyright© 2017 Elsevier
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