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FDA Approves Monovisc, a New Single Injection Treatment for Pain Due to Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Posted 6 Mar 2014 by Drugs.com

BEDFORD, Mass., Feb. 25, 2014 --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Anika Therapeutics, Inc. today announced it has received marketing approval for Monovisc from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Monovisc is a single injection supplement to synovial fluid of the osteoarthritic joint, used to treat pain and improve joint mobility in patients suffering from osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee. Monovisc is the ...

Injections May Boost Knee Surgery Success

Posted 28 Jan 2010 by Drugs.com

THURSDAY, Jan. 28 – For people with arthritis, injections of a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory fluid can improve recovery from arthroscopic knee surgery to repair damaged cartilage, researchers say. The fluid, sodium hyaluronate, known by the brand names Hyalgan, Euflexxa, Ostenil and Synject, is made from rooster combs. Studies have shown that hyaluronic acid products can reduce arthritis pain ...

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