What is Hyaluronic acid?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Ultimate Hyaluronic Acid

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See also: Supartz

Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring polysaccharide. It may be used to treat the pain of osteoarthritis in the knee, for the correction of facial wrinkles or folds, for lip augmentation, for the treatment of skin ulcers/wounds, and for the treatment of dry eyes.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Muscle and joint pain 4 1
Pain in knee(s) 2 0
Degenerative disc disease 1 3
Herniated disc 1 3
Joint pain 1 0
Osteoarthritis 1 3

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Hyaluronic acid

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Hyaluronic acid

Dosage Patients
0.2 % weekly 1
450 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Hyaluronic acid

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Hyaluronic acid

Duration

Currently taking Hyaluronic acid

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1

Stopped taking Hyaluronic acid

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Hyaluronic acid.