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Drug Name:

EUFLEXXA Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Sodium hyaluronate 10mg/mL; soln for intra-articular inj.

Company:
Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for EUFLEXXA:

Osteoarthritis of the knee in patients who have failed nonpharmacologic therapy and analgesics (eg, acetaminophen).

Adult:

Prior to treatment: remove joint effusion (use separate syringe), if present. Inject 2mL (full syringe contents) intra-articularly in each affected knee weekly for 3 weeks. Use separate syringes for each knee.

Children:

Not recommended.

Contraindications:

Knee joint infection or skin disease at inj site.

Warnings/Precautions:

Repeated treatment cycles: not established. Avoid intravascular injection. Avoid strenuous activity within 48hrs after injection. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Avoid disinfectants with quaternary ammonium salts. Concomitant other intra-articular injectables: not recommended.

Pharmacological Class:

Hyaluronan.

Adverse Reactions:

Arthralgia, increase blood pressure, inj site pain, local reactions, transient knee inflammation.

How Supplied:

Single-use prefilled syringes (2mL)—1

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