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Bionect Cream, Gel

Bionect Side Effects Center

Medical Editor: Charles Patrick Davis, MD, PhD

Bionect (hyaluronic acid sodium salt) cream and gel are composed of a biological polysaccharide and are indicated for the dressing and management of partial to full thickness dermal ulcers (pressure sores, venous stasis ulcers, arterial ulcers, diabetic ulcers), wounds including cuts, abrasions, donor sites, and is intended to cover a wound or burn on a patient's skin, and protect against abrasion, friction, and dryness. All suspected adverse reactions or side effects that occur during treatment with Bionect should be reported to a doctor. A side effect that may occur is sensitization to the drug.

Bionect is available as a cream or gel in strength of 0.2% hyaluronic acid sodium salt. Bionect should be applied in a thin layer without extensive rubbing onto the wound surface, two or three times per day. Cover the lesion area with a sterile gauze pad and, if necessary, with an elastic or compressive bandage. If condition worsens, consult your physician immediately. Keep this product out of the reach of children. Serious side effects include rash, itching and swelling (especially of the face, tongue or throat), severe dizziness or trouble breathing. Each tube of Bionect should be used by one patient only in order to reduce the risk of cross infection. Do not use the product after the expiration date reported on the package. No information is available with regard to pregnancy or nursing while using Bionect. Use of this drug in pediatric patients has been done experimentally.

Our Bionect Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What is Patient Information in Detail?

Easy-to-read and understand detailed drug information and pill images for the patient or caregiver from Cerner Multum.

Bionect in Detail - Patient Information: Side Effects

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 the medication and call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if they get worse, or if you develop any new signs of skin infection such as redness, warmth, swelling, or oozing.

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. Tell your doctor about any unusual or bothersome side effect. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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What is Patient Information Overview?

A concise overview of the drug for the patient or caregiver from First DataBank.

Bionect Overview - Patient Information: Side Effects

SIDE EFFECTS: Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.

A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.

This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

In the US -

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.

Read the entire patient information overview for Bionect (Hyaluronic acid sodium salt)»

What is Prescribing information?

The FDA package insert formatted in easy-to-find categories for health professionals and clinicians.

Bionect FDA Prescribing Information: Side Effects
(Adverse Reactions)


All suspected adverse reactions occurring during the treatment with BIONECT® should be reported to your doctor.

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Bionect (Hyaluronic acid sodium salt) »


Bionect Cream, Gel - User Reviews

Bionect Cream, Gel User Reviews

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Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration


You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

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