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How often should I get a Synvisc injection?

How often should I get a Synvisc injection?

Synvisc is injected directly into your knee joint. A healthcare provider will give you this injection. The Synvisc brand of hylan G-F 20 is usually given once every week until you have received 3 injections.

Where does Synvisc injection go in the knee?

Synvisc is delivered in a 2-milliliter injection directly into the knee joint. It has not yet been approved for any joint other than the knee.

Are there any side effects to Synvisc One?

Studies show this viscosupplement can provide up to six months of OA relief after just one injection. The most common side effects of a Synvisc-One injection include swelling around the affected joint and pain and stiffness in the joint. I tried this recently and, for me, it worked great.

When was Synvisc One approved by the FDA?

There is another Synvisc product, known as Synvisc-One, which is administered as a single, 6-milliliter shot. Synvisc was approved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on August 8, 1997. Synvisc-One received its FDA approval on February 26, 2009. 3 

What should I know before taking a Synvisc injection?

Before you receive a Synvisc injection, tell your doctor if you have blood clots or circulation problems in your legs, or an allergy to birds, feathers, or egg products. For at least 48 hours after your injection, avoid jogging, strenuous activity, high-impact sports, or standing for longer than 1 hour at a time.

How is Synvisc used to treat osteoarthritis of the knee?

Synvisc injections are approved for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee in people who have failed to respond to more conservative therapy, including analgesics and non-drug options. 1  Synvisc is delivered in a 2-milliliter injection directly into the knee joint. It has not yet been approved for any joint other than the knee.

How often to take Hyalgan or Synvisc injections?

You can take Hyalgan and Synvisc if you choose to continue to use these treatments. At your doctor’s office, you’ll get a series of Hyalgan or Synvisc injections, usually one each week for 3 to 5 weeks. Most people need more than one injection to feel any relief.

Is the drug Synvisc withdrawn from the market?

Synvisc-One has not been withdrawn from marketing in any countries. Synvisc which is the same material as Synvisc- One, only in a 3-injection regimen rather than a single injection, has been commercially available for more than 10 years and is approved for sale in over 70 countries throughout the world. ViII.