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Chemical Name: Hylan GF 20
No prescription required for Canadian customers.
Synvisc (Hylan GF 20) osteoarthritis medication is a therapy for the local treatment of pain associated with osteoarthritis OA of the knee .Synvisc (Hylan GF 20) is a widely accepted, safe and effective therapy that can provide long lasting pain relief for knee OA.Synvisc (Hylan GF 20) can be an alternative to prescription medications such as NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatories including COX-2 inhibitors) and intraarticular steroids.
Successful treatment with Synvisc (Hylan GF 20) can help reduce or stop pain in an osteoarthritic knee, may increase mobility, and may allow for a higher and more comfortable level of activity.
Pain relief can last for up to six months: you may begin to feel relief after the first injection, but maximum results usually occur 8-12 weeks after the first injection. Individual results may vary.
Synvisc (Hylan GF 20) is a pill-free treatment that is injected directly into the knee.
* Your doctor may ask you to temporarily avoid strenuous activity after treatment.
Synvisc (Hylan GF 20) is the #1 prescribed viscosupplement in the US, and is available in many countries around the world.
“Prescription required for orders placed from the USA”
Synvisc Side Effects:
Synvisc side effects that may occur while taking this SYNVISC medicine is temporary pain or swelling of the injected joint. If Synvisc side effects continue or is bothersome, check with your doctor. CHECK WITH YOUR DOCTOR AS SOON AS POSSIBLE if you experience Synvisc side effects like persistent pain, redness, or swelling at the injection site; fever; rash; bruising; hemorrhoids; sweating; nausea; calf cramping; ankle swelling; muscle pain; or rapid heartbeat. If you notice other Synvisc side effects not listed above, contact your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.
Important SYNVISC Treatment Considerations and Synvisc Information:
In the US, SYNVISC is indicated for the treatment of pain in OA of the knee in patients who have failed to respond adequately to conservative nonpharmacologic therapy and simple analgesics, e.g., acetaminophen.
SYNVISC is generally well tolerated; however, it may not work for everyone. The most commonly reported side effects are temporary pain, swelling, and/or fluid accumulation in the injected knee. If fluid accumulation is large or painful, call your doctor. Other side effects, such as rash, have been reported rarely. Before you begin your treatment with SYNVISC, advise your doctor if you are allergic to products from birds, such as feathers, eggs, or poultry, or your leg is swollen or infected. You should avoid strenuous or prolonged weight-bearing activities after treatment. The safety and effectiveness of SYNVISC in children or in women who are pregnant or breastfeeding have not been tested. It is not known whether SYNVISC is passed into breast milk.
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