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What are the side effects of euflexxa?

What are the side effects of euflexxa?

Euflexxa: Most common is joint discomfort and mild swelling-short lasting. Otherwise it is a very safe medications. ...Read more

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Insurance will not pay for supartz (hyaluronic acid) injections they will cover orthovisc or euflexxa which is more effective and less side effects?

Insurance will not pay for supartz (hyaluronic acid) injections they will cover orthovisc or euflexxa which is more effective and less side effects?

Same: 'Synvisc' injections are in my experience helpful for early/ mild osteoarthritis . Whether you're insurance covers one or another type of viscosupplementation(Hyalournan) makes little difference as they are all very similar.Best of luck! ...Read more

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Which is better euflexxa or synvics injections?

No difference: They are basically the same thing. Euflexxa is synthetic, produced in a lab. The synvisc (hylan g-f 20) is extracted from natural sources. ...Read more

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What is the difference between euflexxa vs hyalgan?

# of injections: Hyalgan was the original viscosupplements. The major difference is that Hyalgan requires 5 injections and euflexxa only requires 3. ...Read more

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If i had 3 shot of hyalgan in 2.5 weeks and it didn't help will euflexxa help me?

Doubtful: I doubt it would work if Hyalgan didn't. Overall the efficacy of these preparations is modest at best. ...Read more

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I had my third euflexxa injection today, I use my compound pain lotion they put me on . I am doing everything I am suppose to be doing, but i still hurt?

I had my third euflexxa injection today, I use my compound pain lotion they put me on . I am doing everything I am suppose to be doing, but i still hurt?

Regen or Surgery: Agree with dr. Trettin's excellent answer. You may be a candidate for platelet rich plasma (prp) or other forms of bone marrow derived regenerative medicine. But surgery may be the most appropriate option available to you. Discuss with a physician or surgeon who can further help guide your decision. ...Read more

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Would euflexxa be beneficial to me?

Would euflexxa be beneficial to me?

Possibly: If you have osteoarthritic changes in your knee and haven't done well with oral nsaids or local cortisone injections, you may be a good candidate for euflexxa I prefer orthovisc which ive used for years and patients have done well ...Read more

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Can you tell me about euflexxa for arhtiritis and are these injections effective?

Can you tell me about euflexxa for arhtiritis and are these injections effective?

Sometimes: This is one of many products in class of injectable hyaluronic acids. Not clear exactly how they work but they help with inflammation, cartilage , and pain. Sometimes the series of injections is quite helpful in the treatment of mainly knee arthritis if it is not too advanced. ...Read more

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Does euflexxa work for old knees?

Does euflexxa work for old knees?

Depends: Knees that are "old" do not necessarily have arthritis, but arthritis does get more common with age. If you have symptomatic arthritis of the knees, one of your options is "visco-supplementation" injections with a medication such as euflexxa. This type of injection can help for 6 months or often longer to postpone surgery. The benefit will be influenced by the severity of your arthritis. ...Read more

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After euflexxa shots should I still wear a brace?

After euflexxa shots should I still wear a brace?

Not necessary: Not necessary unless it makes the knee more comfortable. ...Read more