In this Article
- What other names is Hyaluronic Acid known by?
- What is Hyaluronic Acid?
- How does Hyaluronic Acid work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Hyaluronic Acid.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Hyaluronic acid is POSSIBLY SAFE when given by injection during pregnancy. However, not enough is known about the safety of hyaluronic acid when taken by mouth or applied to the skin during pregnancy. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Hyaluronic acid is POSSIBLY UNSAFE when given by injection during breast feeding. Researchers do not know if it affects breast milk and what effect that might have on an infant. There is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking hyaluronic acid by mouth or applying it to the skin if you are breastfeeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
- For treating osteoarthritis: healthcare providers inject hyaluronic acid into the knee joint.
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