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Bionect Cream, Gel
Bionect Cream, Gel Patient Information including How Should I Take
In this Article
- What is sodium hyaluronate topical (Bionect Cream, Gel)?
- What are the possible side effects of sodium hyaluronate topical?
- What is the most important information I should know about sodium hyaluronate topical?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before using sodium hyaluronate topical?
- How should I use sodium hyaluronate topical?
- What happens if I miss a dose?
- What happens if I overdose?
- What should I avoid while using sodium hyaluronate topical?
- What other drugs will affect sodium hyaluronate topical?
- Where can I get more information?
What should I discuss with my health care provider before using sodium hyaluronate topical?
You should not use sodium hyaluronate if you are allergic to it.
FDA pregnancy category C. It is not known whether sodium hyaluronate topical will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant while using this medication.
It is not known whether sodium hyaluronate topical passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
How should I use sodium hyaluronate topical?
Follow all directions on your prescription label. Do not use this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
Do not share this medication with other people, even if they have the same symptoms you have.
To use this medication on the skin:
- Clean and disinfect the skin area before applying sodium hyaluronate topical cream, gel, film, or spray.
- Apply enough of the medication to cover the wound or affected skin area entirely.
- If you use sodium hyaluronate gel or cream on an open skin wound, dab a thin layer of the medicine onto the affected area with as little rubbing as possible.
- To prevent contaminating the medication tube or bottle, use a sterile rubber glove or finger cot while applying sodium hyaluronate topical.
- Cover the treated skin area with a sterile gauze pad or other dressing recommended by your doctor.
- Sodium hyaluronate topical for use on the skin is usually applied 2 or 3 times per day. Follow your doctor's instructions.
To use the sodium hyaluronate oral gel:
- Tear open the gel packet and pour the entire contents into a drinking glass. Add 1 or 2 tablespoons of water and stir this mixture well.
- If you do not have water available while using the oral gel, you may use it undiluted.
- Rinse your mouth thoroughly by swishing and gargling with the mixture in your mouth for at least 1 minute.
- Make sure your gums, teeth, tongue, and insides of your cheeks are well coated with the medicine before spitting it out.
- Avoid eating or drinking anything for at least 1 hour after using the oral gel.
- Sodium hyaluronate oral gel may be used 3 times per day. Follow your doctor's instructions.
Stop using the medication and call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if they get worse, or if you develop new symptoms.
Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Keep the tube bottle tightly closed when not in use. Do not tear open an oral gel packet until you are ready to use it.
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