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Provisc

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Provisc

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(Generic versions may still be available.)

CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

CHARACTERISTICS

Sodium hyaluronate is a high molecular weight polysaccharide, composed of sodium, glucuronate and N-acetyl-glucosamine which forms a repeating disaccharide unit by linking alternately beta 1-3 and beta 1-4 glycosidic bonds. The 1% viscous and transparent material, PROVISC, is a specific fraction of sodium hyaluronate, developed as an aid in ophthalmic surgery. It acts as a space occupying fluid that is replaced by the body†?s natural fluids.

Last reviewed on RxList: 2/15/2005
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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