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Bionect Cream, Gel

BIONECT® Cream
BIONECT® Gel
(hyaluronic acid sodium salt)

For topical use only

DRUG DESCRIPTION

BIONECT® Cream is a white, viscous cream. BIONECT® Gel is a clear, colorless gel. The principal component is the sodium salt of hyaluronic acid (0.2%). Hyaluronic acid is a biological polysaccharide (glycosaminoglycan) and is a major component of the extracellular matrix of connective tissues.

Ingredients

BIONECT® Cream - Hyaluronic acid sodium salt (Hyalastine®), polyethyleneglycol 400 monostearate, decyl ester of oleic acid, emulsifying wax, glycerol, sorbitol solution 70%, sodium dehydroacetate, methylparaben, propylparaben, fragrance, purified water. BIONECT® Cel - Hyaluronic acid sodium salt, sorbitol solution 70%, sodium dehydroacetate, methylparaben, propylparaben, carbomer 980, sodium hydroxide, purified water.

What are the possible side effects of sodium hyaluronate topical?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using sodium hyaluronate topical and call your doctor at once if you have any new signs of skin infection such as:

  • redness, warmth;
  • pain, swelling; or
  • oozing or open sores.

Sodium hyaluronate oral gel may cause a mild burning sensation in your mouth.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about...

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What are the precautions when taking hyaluronic acid sodium salt (Bionect Cream, Gel)?

Before using hyaluronate, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history.

During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

It is not known whether this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before...

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Last reviewed on RxList: 8/18/2011
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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