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What are the side effects of synvisc (hylan g-f 20)?

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Dr. Sean Kearney
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Synvisc (hylan g-f 20): Synvisc (hylan g-f 20) is an animal product, made out of the rooster's comb (red object on the rooster's head). One of the side effects is allergic reaction, especially if one is allergic to chicken products (eggs, etc). This is fairy uncommon, but it can result in a painful, swollen joint. Other potential side effects are infection from the injection itself and local skin/soft tissue reaction.

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A 31-year-old member asked:

How much does synvisc (hylan g-f 20) cost?

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About $650.00: About $650 for the single 6 ml dose.
A 39-year-old member asked:

How expensive is synvisc (hylan g-f 20)?

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Dr. Gregory Harvey
Orthopedic Surgery 38 years experience
Synvisc (hylan g-f 20): It depends if you have insurance. If so then once approved, it is usually a copay amount. If you do not have insurance it can cost about $700 in the us. You can order online from a canadian pharmacy for about half the price as a backup option.

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