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Bionect Cream, Gel

Bionect Cream, Gel Patient Information including How Should I Take

What should I discuss with my health care provider before taking sodium hyaluronate topical (Bionect Cream, Gel)?

You should not use this medication if you are allergic to sodium hyaluronate.

FDA pregnancy category C. Before using sodium hyaluronate, tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment.

It is not known whether sodium hyaluronate topical passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Do not use this medication without telling your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.

How should I take sodium hyaluronate topical (Bionect Cream, Gel)?

Use this medication exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use it in larger amounts or for longer than recommended. Follow the directions on your prescription label.

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. Also do not share the medication with other people.
  • 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 while using this medication.

Store sodium hyaluronate at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Keep the tube or 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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