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Orthovisc Disease Interactions

There is 1 disease interaction with Orthovisc (hyaluronan).

Moderate

Hyaluronan (applies to Orthovisc) bleeding disorders

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility. Applicable conditions: Infection - Bacterial/Fungal/Protozoal/Viral

Hyaluronan should not be administered to patients with known systemic bleeding disorders or to patients with infections or skin diseases in the area of the injection site or joint.

References

  1. "Product Information. Orthovisc (hyaluronan)." Ortho Biotech Inc (2004):

Orthovisc drug interactions

There are 2 drug interactions with Orthovisc (hyaluronan).


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Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No interaction information available.

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