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Orthovisc vs. Synvisc for OA

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Orthovisc

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/ 689 posts
Other Names: Supartz   Hyalgan   Euflexxa

Synvisc

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/ 6,375 posts
Other Names: Synvisc One   Hylan G-F 20
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 689 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
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By SJohnson
October 14, 2013
SJohnson wrote
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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What patients are saying about Orthovisc vs. Synvisc

122 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
I went thru the Synvisc injections, and they didn't...
...My doctor will no doubt recommend Orthovisc injections ...knee replaced I went thru the Synvisc injections, and they didn't help... consequently, I had the surgery. Anyone find that Orthovisc wo...
\ \ 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...
approx 1.5 years. To date I have not had any side effects...
...(and sometimes Synvisc) shots for over 10 years with EXCELLENT results. The effectiveness of a shot series lasts approx 1.5 years. To date I have not had any side effects other than...
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. ...
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. ...
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 ...
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...
anything happen either. i am now going to try orthovisc...
i personally had 2 rounds of synvisc and didnt notice anything happen either. i am now going to try orthovisc, which im told is a round of 5 instead of 3...i think they hurt to get and...
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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