Supartz®is a solution of sodium hyaluronate, used to treat knee pain in patients with joint inflammation or osteoarthritis. It is usually used in patients who have not responded to the other forms of arthritis treatment, such as acetaminophen, exercise and physical therapy.
Supartz works as a lubricant in the knee joint, helping it to move smoothly and with less pain.
Supartz® is a viscosupplement used to relieve osteoarthritis symptoms.It has been reported it gives immediate pain relief after the initial treatment.
Supartz® extinguishes pain from osteoarthritis for half a year. Patients are given one injection every 3-5 weeks.
How long does Supartz® last for?
The effects of Supartz® differ on each individual. Official trails indicate that by injecting the area, it can be effective to relive pain for six months.
What are the side effects with Supartz®?
Common side effects associated with Supartz® are joint swelling and injection site reaction.
Who should not use Supartz®
Individuals with a known hypersensitivity to hyaluronic acid.
Pregnant or breastfeeding individual.
Supartz®should not be administered to any patient with skin infection, skin disease in the area.
1 x 2.5ml