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(Hylan GF 20)

Formulation : Injection Kit

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No Generic Alternative Available

No generic alternative is available for this drug.

What is Synvisc /Hylan GF 20 used for?

Synvisc is a medication that is injected into the knee joint by your doctor. The medicine works as a lubricant to help in the treatment of pain associated with osteoarthritis.

How should Synvisc /Hylan GF 20 be stored?

Synvisc will be stored for you by your doctor.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Synvisc/Hylan GF 20 ?

Synvisc will be administered by your doctor or another qualified healthcare professional.

When should Synvisc /Hylan GF 20 not be taken?

You should not be taken if you are allergic to birds, bird products, feathers, or egg products. You should avoid the use of Synvisc if you have an infection or a skin disease at the injection site.

What precautions should I follow when taking Synvisc /Hylan GF 20 ?

Strenuous or prolonged weight-bearing activity should be avoided for at least 48 hours after having an injection unless instructed otherwise by your doctor.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Synvisc /Hylan GF 20 ?

It is unknown whether or not Synvisc will be harmful to an unborn or nursing child Always talk with your doctor about the benefits and potential risks of taking Synvisc. Let your doctor know if you are pregnant, may become pregnant, or are breast-feeding.

When should Synvisc /Hylan GF 20 not be taken?

Severe side effects may include: difficulty breathing; closing of the throat; swelling of the lips, tongue, or face; or hives.

Less serious side effects can include: temporary pain or swelling of the affected joint; rash or bruising at the injection site; headache; or upset stomach.

Other: None.