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Orthovisc
VS.
Synvisc
Other name: Hyalgan (Hyalgan)
Other name: Synvisc One (Synvisc One)
3.0
3.5
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OA
Inflammation
Taken for:
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OA
Knee Pain
Inflammation
Method of use:
Injection
Method of use:
Injection
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Hyaluronan (also called hyaluronic acid or hyaluronate) is an anionic, Sulfation glycosaminoglycan distributed widely throughout connective tissue, epithelial tissue, and neural tissues. It is unique among glycosaminoglycans in that it is non...
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Top Concerns
Ort
Weight Gain
6
Weight Loss
6
Numbness
4
Depression
4
Tendonitis
3
Fainting
2
Bursitis
2
Bleeding
2
Fever
1
Seizures
1
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Syn
Weight Loss
8
Numbness
5
Weight Gain
5
Depression
4
Burning
2
Tendonitis
2
Diabetes
1
Bleeding
1
Blood Clots
1
Fainting
1
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Orthovisc
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Hyaluronan (also called hyaluronic acid or hyaluronate) is an anionic, Sulfation glycosaminoglycan distributed widely throughout connective tissue, epithelial tissue, and neural tissues. It is unique among glycosaminoglycans in that it is non...
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SJohnson
Synvisc 1
It helped me within 24 hours. In less than a month, I had no pain. It has been a year with no pain. LOVE IT LOVE IT LOVE IT. I saw a doctor at Kerlan and Jobe, the So. CA orthopedic clinic that does all the professional athletes. I figured that they wouldn't use crappy doctors for multi-million dollar athletes.

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I had the surgery. Anyone find that Orthovisc works better...
" ...doubt recommend Orthovisc injections next. Before I had my right knee replaced I went thru the Synvisc injections, and they didn't help... consequently, I had the surgery. Anyone find that Orthovis... "

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\ \ Sawbones uses OrthoVisc for whatever reason. He...
" ...to their advantage to use Supartz. I don't know of ...chance of a flare reaction with Synvisc though. \ \ Sawbones uses OrthoVisc for whatever reason. He writes... "

new practice I joined use Orthovisc. Anyone out there with...
" ...always used synvisc #3 with good results. The ortho ...I joined use Orthovisc. Anyone out... "

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injections and he agreed since they seem to be working...
" ...asked my doc if I can just show up every 4-5 months to get the orthovisc injections and he agreed since they seem to be working for me and I ...I don't know if synvisc should be any different... "

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I did notice that subsequent injections were less effective...
" ...I hope the Synvisc injection (assuming that ...months. I had Synvisc & Orthovisc injections before my TKR, and they worked well. But I did notice that subsequent injections were less effective. ... "

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I did notice that subsequent injections were less effective...
" ...I hope the Synvisc injection (assuming that ...months. I had Synvisc & Orthovisc injections before my TKR, and they worked well. But I did notice that subsequent injections were less effective. ... "

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of Orthovisc but didn't do any good. ?Difference in...
" ...synvisc injections in knee in 2007 after osteoarthritis diagnosis. Pain was gone within ...2 injections of Orthovisc but didn't do any good. ?Difference in Synvisc 1 and Synvisc is that Synvisc ... "

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Synvisc injection in August of 2010 and had immediate great...
" ...given a Synvisc injection in August of 2010 and had immediate great results. I ...2011 and had VERY painful red, swollen ...each time. Would I react any differently to Orthovisc? An intere... "

had better success with Orthovisc and Euflexa than either...
" We had better success with Orthovisc and Euflexa than either of ...are \"more pure\" than the others, for what that's worth. Synvisc is far more expensive than the others, but with... "

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