Sodium hyaluronate is similar to the fluid that surrounds the joints in your body. This fluid acts as a lubricant and shock absorber for the joints.
Sodium hyaluronate is used to treat knee pain caused by osteoarthritis.
Sodium hyaluronate is usually given after other arthritis medications have been tried without successful treatment of symptoms.
Sodium hyaluronate may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.