Orthovisc. Monovisc is indicated for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis in patients who have failed conservative treatments,. Orthovisc ® is a sterile viscoelastic preparation supplied in a disposable glass syringe delivering 2ml of sodium hyaluronate dissolved in physiological saline.
Joints resemble gears, and they work their best if they are well lubricated. Loss of hyaluronic acid appears to contribute to joint pain and stiffness, and orthovisc can solve this issue. In a healthy joint, a thick substance called synovial fluid provides lubrication, allowing bones to glide against one another.