Healon5 Generic Name & Formulations
Sodium hyaluronate 5000 23mg/mL; viscoelastic soln for intraocular use.
Ophthalmic viscosurgical device.
Healon5 Dosage and Administration
Inject through a fine cannula into the eye. Amount varies depending on surgery, repeated inj may be required. One syringe of 0.6mL is usually sufficient in anterior segment surgery.
Healon5 Boxed Warnings
Single use only; reuse may cause inflammatory reaction. Glaucoma; consider prophylactic pressure-lowering treatment. Complete removal of soln necessary to avoid intraocular pressure peaks post-op.
Incompatibility, resulting in opalescence, between sodium hyaluronate and solutions containing quaternary ammonium ions (eg, detergents, benzalkonium chloride).
Healon5 Adverse Reactions
Transient rise in intraocular pressure, myopic shift (if product not completely removed).
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