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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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Do synvisc (hylan g-f 20) injections work for hips ?

Do synvisc (hylan g-f 20) injections work for hips ?

Sometimes: However, it is not approved for use in hips in the U.S. So it is not covered by any medical insurance. ...Read more

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Out of pocket cost for synvisc (hylan g-f 20) injection for hip?

Out of pocket cost for synvisc (hylan g-f 20) injection for hip?

Not FDA approved: The reason the cost is so high is that these products are not fda approved for use in the hip. Since they are used off label , insurance will not cover the cost of the material but usually will cover the procedure cost. ...Read more

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My grandpa is 80yr old, wether synvisc (hylan g-f 20) injection for arthritis will be efective for him or any complicatnswill come ?Plz someone reply me

My grandpa is 80yr old, wether synvisc (hylan g-f 20) injection for arthritis will be efective for him or any complicatnswill come ?Plz someone reply me

Synvisc (hylan g-f 20): Viscosupplementation provides approximately 80% of patients with knee arthritis , approximately 80% relief for 6 months, can be repeated. If DJD is severe, may not get as much effective cushioning. ...Read more

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Could synvisc (hylan g-f 20) injections in the knee trigger a systemic autoimmune reaction?

Could synvisc (hylan g-f 20) injections in the knee trigger a systemic autoimmune reaction?

Unlikely, but possib: Unlikely, but possible. What was the reaction? Did it precipitate a gout attack or is there an infection? ...Read more

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Can you get a Synvisc (hylan g-f 20) Injection and Cortisone Injection in the same knee during the same appointment?

Can you get a Synvisc (hylan g-f 20) Injection and Cortisone Injection in the same knee during the same appointment?

No: Insurance will not approve it. If you have a lot of pain I would typically do a steroid injection first and then follow it up with viscosupplementation 2 weeks later. If pain is mild I would go straight to the viscosupplementation (Synvisc). ...Read more