If you are like most people, you may find it hard to accept that you have a condition requiring a prescription therapy. However, Euflexxa is for those patients in the mild to moderate stages of OA of the knee who have pain and would like to continue to enjoy regular activities. It treats the pain at the source and helps improve functioning for daily activities. Euflexxa may be right for you if you have osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee and you are not getting enough relief from simple pain medications, like acetaminophen, or from exercise and physical therapy. Euflexxa may also be an option if you are allergic to or have side effects from pain medications commonly used to treat OA, including:
Euflexxa may not be an option for you if you have:
The best way to learn more about Euflexxa is to speak with your doctor. You may also want to take the Euflexxa Self-Assessment Quiz, which provides you with a helpful summary that you can print out and take with you to your doctor.
EUFLEXXA (1% sodium hyaluronate) is used to relieve knee pain due to osteoarthritis. It is used in people who do not get enough relief from simple pain medications such as acetaminophen or from exercise and physical therapy.
Important Safety Information
You should not receive this product if you have had any previous allergic reaction to EUFLEXXA or hyaluronan products. You should not have an injection into the knee if you have a knee joint infection or if you have skin disease or infection around the injection site.
EUFLEXXA is only for injection into the knee performed by a qualified doctor. After you receive this injection you may need to avoid activities such as jogging, tennis, heavy lifting, or standing on your feet for a long time (more than one hour). The safety and effectiveness of repeat treatment cycles of EUFLEXXA have not been established. The safety and effectiveness of EUFLEXXA have not been shown in people under 18 years of age.
Side effects sometimes seen when EUFLEXXA is injected into the knee joint were pain, swelling, skin irritation, and tenderness and these were generally mild and did not last long.
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