Synvisc - A
painfree world of Osteoarthritis Patients
Say Good Bye to Osteoarthritis joint pain with
Synvisc. Synvisc is a hyaluronate
sodium derivative which is similar to synovial fluidthat
our body naturally secretes in joints. This lubricant substance help joints
function properly and is a great shock absorber. When
Synvisc is injected in joints, it will relieve the joint pain. It is an
intra-articular (into the joint) injection. It should be given under the
Adults should be given
16 milligrams (mg) once a week (one week apart) for a total of three
injections. For children the dose is determined by the doctor. You should not
do any strenuous activities for the first 48 hours. You should avoid the
activities that involve exertion of your legs like jogging, heavy lifting,
playing tennis, or standing for a long period of time. You should store this
medicine below 86 degree F.
(hylan G-F 20)is an
injectable fluid used to cure osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is a type of
arthritis in which the joints of the
body degenerate and become painful and stiff. It is injected into the knee to
restore the lubricating properties of knee. Osteoarthritis occurs when the
protective covering on the ends of the knee joints wears down.
Synvisc is a hyaluronate sodium derivative which is similar to synovial
fluid that is naturally secreted in our body. It is biologically similar to
hyaluronan. Hyaluronan is a component of synovial fluid which is responsible
for its viscoelasticity.
It is advisable not to inject
should not be used if there is a large intra-articular effusion. It
should not be tested on pregnant women and children less than 18 years of age.
It should not be given to patients of hypersensitivity. It supplements the
synovial fluid that is naturally secreted by our body which plays an important
role in proper functioning of knee and is a shock absorber. Synvisc
was FDA approved on
injections are given once a week, 7 days apart, over a 15-day period, for a
total of three injections. It is a treatment or therapy and not a drug.