Post marketing adverse effects that have been reported include:
GENERIC AVAILABLE: No
PREPARATIONS: Single use syringes
STORAGE: Hyaluronic acid should be stored at room temperature up to 25 C (77 F).
DOSING: Hyaluronic acid is administered by injection only by a physician. The amount of hyaluronic acid that is administered depends on the site that is being treated but it should not be more than 1.5 ml per naso-labial fold or 6 ml per treatment. For lip augmentation the maximum volume is 1.5 ml per lip not to exceed 3 ml per session.
DRUG INTERACTIONS: Drug interactions are not listed in the prescribing information. Hyaluronic acid is classified as a medical device.
PREGNANCY: Use of hyaluronic acid during pregnancy has not been evaluated.
NURSING MOTHERS: Use of hyaluronic acid by nursing mothers has not been evaluated.
Medically reviewed by Eni Williams, PharmD
Reference: Restylane Instructions For Use
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