More About Hyaluronate Sodium
• Used as a lubricant for dry eyes (in the form of eye drops).
• This medication is used to treat knee pain in patients with joint inflammation (osteoarthritis).
• It is usually used in patients who have not responded to other treatments such as acetaminophen, exercise, or physical therapy.
• Hyaluronate (also known as hyaluronan) is similar to a substance that occurs naturally in the joints. It may work by acting as a lubricant and shock absorber in the joint, helping the knee to move smoothly, and thereby lessening pain.