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

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

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. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a negative reaction to the synvisc (hylan g-f 20) injections?

What to do if I have a negative reaction to the synvisc (hylan g-f 20) injections?

See details: I have trouble determining why Synvisc (hylan g-f 20) would even be used in a 31 year old. It is meant for moderate osteoarthritis and is beneficial in only about 70% of cases. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Can you telling me about negative reaction to the synvisc (hylan g-f 20) injections?

Can you telling me about negative reaction to the synvisc (hylan g-f 20) injections?

See details: About 5% of the time there will be an allergic reaction to synvisc (hylan g-f 20) characterized by major swelling and pain in the knee within 24 hours. Aspiration and a cortisone injection will resolve the issue. ...Read more

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

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

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. ...Read more

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How does hyalgan compare to synvisc (hylan g-f 20) med?

How does hyalgan compare to synvisc (hylan g-f 20) med?

Similar: The two medicines are both considered viscosupplementation. They are injected for mild-moderate arthritis to improve the lubrication of the joint, more normally recreate the viscosity of knee joint fluid, and hydrate the remaining cartilage. Synvisc (hylan g-f 20) can be given in a one time dose or 3 doses separated by a week each. Hyalgan, euflexxa, orthovisc, supartz are given in multiple doses (3-5). ...Read more

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Synvisc (hylan g-f 20) and supartz, okay to take together?

Why would you?: They are similar medications . No need to mix them. No studies that I am aware of to support mixing the 2. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how hyalgan compare to synvisc (hylan g-f 20)?

See details: They are equally effective. Hyalgan usually requires 3-5 injections while Synvisc (hylan g-f 20) can be given as a single injection. ...Read more

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What is the difference between synvisc (hylan g-f 20) and supartz?

What is the difference between synvisc (hylan g-f 20) and supartz?

Synvisc (hylan g-f 20): Synvisc (hylan g-f 20) is thicker than supartz-- similar viscosupplementation. Both can cushion the joint--made by different companies. ...Read more

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What is the difference between orthovisc and synvisc (hylan g-f 20)?

Not much: Not a lot. Studies have suggested they are equally effective. Synvisc (hylan g-f 20) is available as a single shot while orthovisc requires 3 weekly injections. Synvisc (hylan g-f 20) is more viscous. ...Read more

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