DUROLANE Medical device CE 0086 Class III.
Durolane is intended for use in intra-articular injections for the symptomatic treatment of mild to moderate osteoarthritis of the knee or hip. In addition, it is intended for use in intra-articular injections for the symptomatic treatment of osteoarthritis of the indicated mild to moderate synovial joints and for the reduction of pain following arthroscopic procedures. The product must be injected by a competent physician or in accordance with local legislation. Durolane contains 20 mg/ml non-animal hyaluronic acid stabilized in sodium chloride buffered saline pH 7. It is a sterile clear viscoelastic gel supplied in a 3-mL glass syringe. The product is exclusively disposable. Hyaluronic acid is identical in all living organisms. It is a natural polysaccharide found in body tissues, with particularly high concentrations in synovial fluid and skin. Durolane is composed of biosynthetically produced, purified and stabilized hyaluronic acid. Durolane is assimilated by the body according to the same metabolic pathway as endogenous hyaluronic acid.
Each ml contains:
Stabilized hyaluronic acid 20 mg, sodium chloride saline, pH 7 q.s.
Mode of action
Hyaluronic acid in the body is a natural part of synovial fluid and acts in joints both as a lubricant of cartilage and ligaments and as a shock absorber. Injections of hyaluronic acid into the joint to restore viscosity and elasticity can reduce pain and improve joint mobility.
Why buy Durolane 60 mg – Hyaluronic acid syringe – 3 ml?
Durolane syringe is a hyaluronic acid-based medical device that helps lubricate and cushion joints. It is in fact used in osteoarthritis of the knee or hip.
What is Durolane 60 mg – Hyaluronic acid syringe used for?
Durolane 60 mg-hyaluronic acid syringe is used in mild to moderate osteoarthritis of the knee or hip.
How and when is Durolane 60 mg – Hyaluronic acid syringe used?
Durolane provides a single injection per treatment.
Forknee, hip, shoulder joints, the recommended dose is 3 ml.
For intermediate joints such as elbow or ankle, the recommended dose is 1-2 ml.
For small joints such as the thumb joint, the recommended dose is 1 ml.
The product must be injected by a competent physician.
The most commonly reported side effects are transient knee pain, swelling or stiffness of the joint undergoing treatment.
As with all invasive treatments on joints, there is a slight risk of infection.
It has not been tested on pregnant or lactating women or in children.
The use of local anesthetics, prior to injection, is not recommended in individuals who are allergic or sensitive to hyaluronic acid products.
Use with caution in patients with preexisting chondrocalcinosis as injection could result in an acute attack of that condition.
Composition of Durolane 60 mg – Hyaluronic acid syringe – 3 ml
Each ml contains: Stabilized hyaluronic acid 20 mg, sodium chloride saline, pH 7 .
How do you store Durolane 60 mg – Hyaluronic acid syringe – 3 ml?
Durolane should be stored in its original packaging at a temperature not exceeding 30°C. The expiration date is indicated on the package, and the product should not be used beyond that date. Avoid freezing.
Useful tips and trivia related to Durolane 60 mg – Hyaluronic acid syringe
Osteoarthritis is a condition that affects the joints especially of the elderly but, in some cases, can also occur in young people, especially following trauma; This is because changes occur in the cartilage that covers the joints, causing pain and limiting movement.
An initial therapy, in the milder and less severe forms, is medication to treat pain, rest and appropriate physical exercises.
Surgery is recommended only in cases where pain and difficulty in movement prevent the person from leading a normal life.