Hyaluronidase

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  • Other
  • Extravasation Of Diagnostic And Therapeutic Materials

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Uses of Hyaluronidase

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Hyaluronidase is used in the prevention of:

  • Extravasation of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Materials

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Hyaluronidase Brand Names

Hyaluronidase may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Hyaluronidase Interactions

This is not a complete list of Hyaluronidasedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Hyaluronidase and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Hyaluronidase falls into category C:

In animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication and had some babies born with problems. No well-controlled studies have been done in humans, though. Therefore, this medication may be used if the potential benefits to the mother outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.

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There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. Hyaluronidase should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.

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No studies have been done in animals, and no well-controlled studies have been done in pregnant women. Hyaluronidase should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.

Hyaluronidase Dosage

Take hyaluronidase exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Hyaluronidase dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Hyaluronidase is available in the following doses:

  • Hyaluronidase 150 Units Injectable Powder For Injection
  • Hyaluronidase 150 Units/ml Injectable Solution
  • Hyaluronidase 1500 Units Injectable Powder For Injection
  • Hyaluronidase 200 Units/ml Injectable Solution
  • Hyaluronidase 6200 Units Injectable Powder For Injection

Forms of Medication

Hyaluronidase is available in the following forms:

  • Injectable Solution
  • Topical Cream
  • Topical Lotion
  • Topical Ointment