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Orthovisc Approval History

  • FDA approved: Yes (First approved February 4th, 2004)
  • Brand name: Orthovisc
  • Generic name: sodium hyaluronate
  • Dosage form: Injection
  • Company: Anika Therapeutics, Inc.
  • Treatment for: Osteoarthritis

Orthovisc is a highly purified, high molecular weight form of hyaluronic acid used for treating pain in patients suffering from osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee who have failed to respond adequately to conservative non-pharmacologic therapy and to simple analgesics.

Development History and FDA Approval Process for Orthovisc

DateArticle
Feb  5, 2004Approval Orthovisc Anika Therapeutics, Inc. - Treatment for Osteoarthritis of the Knee

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