Hyaluronic Acid

What are other common names?

  • Glycoaminoglycan
  • Glycoaminoglycane
  • Healon
  • Hyaluran
  • Hyaluronan
  • Hyaluronate Sodium
  • Hylan
  • Hylira
  • Sodium Hyaluronate

What is this product used for?

Some people use hyaluronic acid to help with dry eye. Others use it to help with arthritis. It may also be used to help heal wounds, burns, or mouth sores.

What are the precautions when taking this product?

Always check with your doctor before you use a natural product. Some products may not mix well with drugs or other natural products.

What should I watch for?

  • Pain
  • Redness
  • Change in eyesight

When do I need to call the doctor?

Signs of a very bad reaction. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Go to the ER right away.

Consumer information use

This information is not specific medical advice and does not replace information you receive from your healthcare provider. Only your healthcare provider has the knowledge and training to provide advice that is right for you. You should not rely on this information in deciding whether or not to use, or accept your healthcare provider’s advice regarding use of, any natural products or similar treatments, therapies, or life-style choices. This information does not endorse any natural products or similar treatments, therapies, or life-style choices as safe, effective, or approved for treating any patient or health condition. This is only a brief summary of general information. It does NOT include all information about natural products, possible uses, directions, warnings, precautions, interactions, adverse effects, or risks that may apply to you. You must talk with your healthcare provider for complete information about your health and treatment options.