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Name of the medicinal product: OPTIVISC

Content: Each ml contains 10 mg hyaluronic acid.

Pharmaceutical form: Sterile Hyaluronic Acid viscoelastic solution for intra-articular injection.

Pharmacotherapeutic group: Medical Device

Packaging description: One prefilled syringe (2ml)

OPTIVISC is a sterile, transparent, homogeneous viscoelastic gel of high molecular weight Hyaluronic Acid.OPTIVISC contains 10 mg/ml of hyaluronic acid in buffered phosphate saline solution.
OPTIVISC is a hyaluronic acid viscosupplement for treating mild to moderate osteoarthritis by providing joint lubrication.

OPTIVISC is indicated to relief pain and stiffness of the knee joint in patients with mild to moderate osteoarthritis.

OPTIVISC can relieve pain and improve mobility for up to 6 months, provided that the patient is suffering from mild to moderate osteoarthritis of the knee joint.

OPTIVISC should not be injected if the patient is known to be sensitive (allergy) to hyaluronic acid. Do not inject OPTIVISC in the knee joint of patients having a skin disease or infection in the area or near the injection site.

Do not inject OPTIVISC if the knee is infected or inflamed.

OPTIVISC is supplied in a 2mL, single use glass syringe with a Luer-lock fitting, packed in a blister pack. The contents of the syringe, stabilized non-animal hyaluronic acid gel, are sterile. It is recommended to use a needle (18G-25G) with adequate length to inject the gel into the joint knee.