Monovisc is the only non-animal sourced hyaluronic acid (HA) single injection treatment. It’s a gel substance that consists of the maximum dose of HA (88mg) currently available in any single injection treatment. It will provide pain relief that lasts for up to 6 months. It supplements the HA naturally found in the synovial fluid of a healthy knee. Monovisc is a viscosupplement, that have to be injected by your doctor as a single intra-articular injection.
Monovisc is indicated for the treatment of pain caused by osteoarthritis of the knee in patients who have failed to respond adequately to conservative non-pharmacologic therapy and to simple analgesics.
Monovisc is also indicated as a viscoelastic supplement or a replacement for synovial fluid in human knee joints. Monovisc is well suited for treatment of the symptoms of human knee joint dysfunctions such as osteoarthritis. The actions of Monovisc are lubrication and mechanical support.