ORTHOPEDICS

Synvisc (Hylan G-F 20) 3x2 ml

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Sanofi Genzyme

SYNVISC® Hylan G-F 20 (3x2ml)

Doctors use Synvisc® Hylan G-F 20 to treat osteoarthritis knee joint pain. Also to restore the natural lubricant. It is a series of three injections given one week apart performed only for knee. The main ingredients of this product are hylan A and hylan B. Which is taken from chicken combs. The injection takes a few minutes and is not painful. After injection you must avoid strenuous activities for about 48 hours and after that, you can resume to normal life activities. It is performed only for knee injections.

Synvisc® Hylan G-F 20

Doctors use Synvisc® Hylan G-F 20 to treat osteoarthritis knee joint pain. Also to restore the natural lubricant. It is a series of three injections given one week apart. The main ingredients of this product are hylan A and hylan B. Which is taken from chicken combs. The injection takes a few minutes and it isn`t painful. After injection you must avoid strenuous activities for about 48 hours and after that, you can resume to normal life activities. It is performed only for knee injections.

Hyaluronan is present in very amounts in joint and found in the body, so it is natural substance needed for the joint to work properly.

Patients who have not received enough pain relief from a diet, over the counter pain medicine and exercises with knee osteoarthritis should use Synvisc® Hylan G-F 20.

As well as other medicine Synvisc® Hylan G-F 20 has some side effects like fluid buildup around the knee and/or swelling. Before you start to use this product tell your doctor about allergic reactions especially for ingredients of Synvisc® Hylan G-F 20 or with allergies to birds and bird products, such as feathers, eggs, and bird meat.

Some patients feel pain relief after the first injection but they must take all three injections to get maximum effect. It usually works up to six months. It has not been tested to show the better result with other injected medicine.

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