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Manufacturer: ArthroDynamic Technologies

Polyglycan® Sterile Solution is a commercially available, patented formulation of hyaluronic acid, sodium chondroitin sulfate and N-acetyl-D-glucosamine used for post-surgical lavage of synovial compartments.

Polyglycan is a patented formulation designed to replace synovial fluid lost during surgery. Polyglycan contains naturally occurring components of synovia that play a central role in maintaining the homeostatic environment of the joint.

Properties: Glycosaminoglycans are important components of all extracellular tissue structures including cartilage and synovial fluid. The active components in Polyglycan exhibit viscoelastic and polyionic properties similar in nature to synovial fluid. Introducing Polyglycan into the synovial space as a post-surgical lavage and fluid replacement will assist in the normalization of the joint following arthrotomy.

Directions For Use

Install this medical device as the final lavage prior to the surgical closure of the joint space. Quantity to be determined by Veterinary Surgeon. Discard any unused portion of vial contents.


Do not administer to animals that are to be slaughtered for use in food. Keep out of reach of children.


Highly viscous aqueous solution of defined fractions of purified Hyaluronic acid, Chondroitin sulfates C4 & C6 in a 10% solution of N-acetyl-D-glucosamine.

Guaranteed Analysis

Each 10 mL vial contains:

Hyaluronic acid sodium salt

50.0 mg

Sodium chondroitin sulfate

1000 mg


1000 mg

Polyglycan Caution

This device is restricted to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.


Store in a cool, dry place. Do not freeze.

How Supplied

Cartons containing 6 x 10mL sterile vials

Patent Nos.: 6,979,679, 7,485,629 & 8,455,458

Available exclusively through licensed Veterinarians.

ArthroDynamic Technologies Animal Health Division, Inc., Lexington, KY 40504



NAC No.: 1514003.3

Toll-Free:   1-800-943-1149
Fax:   859-514-6043
Website:   www.arthrodynamic.com
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the Polyglycan information published above. However, it remains the responsibility of the readers to familiarize themselves with the product information contained on the US product label or package insert.

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