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VITRASE is a preparation of purified ovine testicular hyaluronidase, a protein enzyme. The exact chemical structure of this enzyme is unknown.
VITRASE (hyaluronidase injection) is supplied as a sterile, non-preserved, colorless solution with a pH of 6.4 to 7.2. Each mL contains 200 USP units of ovine hyaluronidase with 0.93 mg lactose, 0.36 mg potassium phosphate dibasic, 0.23 mg potassium phosphate monobasic, and 9.0 mg sodium chloride.
What are the possible side effects of hyaluronidase (Amphadase, Hylenex, Vitrase)?
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.
Less serious side effects may include pain, itching, redness, or swelling where the medication was injected.
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...
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/14/2015
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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