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(calcium hydroxylapatite particle in an aqueous gel carrier) Volumizing Filler for Wrinkle Reduction
RADIESSE® injectable implant is a sterile, non-pyrogenic, semi-solid, cohesive implant, whose principle component is synthetic calcium hydroxylapatite suspended in a gel carrier of sterile water for injection, glycerin and sodium carboxymethylcellulose. RADIESSE injectable implant (3.0cc, 1.5cc, 0.8cc, 0.3cc) has a CaHA particle size range of 25–45 microns and should be injected with a 25 gauge Outer Diameter (O.D.) to 27 gauge Inner Diameter (I.D.) needle.
Last reviewed on RxList: 7/8/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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