Treatment for osteoarthritis knee pain

SYNVISC, Synvisc-One or any hyaluronan-based products. As shown in a medical study comparing Synvisc-One to an injection of salt water. Before trying Synvisc-One, tell your doctor if you have had an treatment for osteoarthritis knee pain reaction, such as swelling of the face, tongue or throat, respiratory difficulty, rash, itching or hives to SYNVISC or any hyaluronan-based products. Allergic reactions, some which can be potentially severe, have been reported during the use of Synvisc-One.

Should not be used in patients with an infected knee joint, skin disease or infection around the area where the injection will be given, and should be used with caution when there is swelling of the legs due to problems with venous stasis or lymphatic drainage. Synvisc-One is only for injection into the knee, performed by a doctor or other qualified health care professional. Synvisc-One has not been tested to show pain relief in joints other than the knee. You should tell your doctor if you think you are pregnant or if you are nursing a child. Talk to your doctor before resuming strenuous weight-bearing activities after treatment. Tell your doctor if you experience any side effects after treatment with Synvisc-One.

It is for patients who do not get enough relief from simple painkillers such as acetaminophen, or from exercise and physical therapy. Before trying SYNVISC, tell your doctor if you have had an allergic reaction, such as swelling of the face, tongue or throat, respiratory difficulty, rash, itching or hives to SYNVISC or any hyaluronan-based products. Serious allergic reactions have been reported. Should not be used in patients with an infected knee joint, skin disease or infection around the area where the injection will be given, or circulatory problems in the legs.