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Healon (sodium hyaluronate) ®
Healon (sodium hyaluronate) is a sterile, nonpyrogenic, viscoelastic preparation of a highly purified, noninflammatory, high molecular weight fraction of sodium hyaluronate.
Healon contains 10 mg/mL of sodium hyaluronate dissolved in physiological sodium chloride phosphate bufferlpH 7.0-7.51. This high molecularweight polymeris made up of repeating disaccharide units of N-acetyl-glucosamine and sodium glucuronate linked by b 1-3 and b 1-4 glycosidic bonds.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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