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Orthovisc vs Synvisc

Orthovisc
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Synvisc
Other name: Hyalgan (Hyalgan)
Other name: Synvisc One (Synvisc One)
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Inflammation
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Knee Pain
Inflammation
Method of use:
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Method of use:
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Prescribing mode:
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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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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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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...
" ...doctor will no 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... "

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Orthovisc Hi, new here. It's great to find a group...
" ...similar set of shots (Synvisc) that are pretty much supposed to do the same thing. Mine did not help at all. Some people ...ahead with them. Joi Orthovisc Hi, new here. It's great to find... "

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\\Sawbones uses OrthoVisc for whatever reason. He wr...
" ...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...
" I've always used synvisc #3 with good results. The ortho docs ...new practice I joined use... "
June 21, 2015
I used Orthrovisc for several years with great results. I'm bone on bone at age 62. In April, I gave the Synvisc One a try since it only required the one doctor visit. Well, wish now I went with what I knew helped me, Orthrovisc. It could possibly be my knees are getting worse and neither would have helped but in 6 months, I'll go back to my Orthrovisc.

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njections 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 ...round. I don't know if synvisc should be any different than... "

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

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

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of Orthovisc but didn't do any good. �Difference in...
" I had 3 synvisc injections in knee in 2007 after osteoarthritis diagnosis. Pain was gone within 3 days and ...arthroscopy had 2 injections of Orthovisc but didn't do any good. �Difference in Synvisc 1... "

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Synvisc injection in August of 2010 and had immediate great...
" I was given a Synvisc injection in August of 2010 and had immediate great results. I was given ...in December 2011 and had VERY painful red, swollen knee results ...50-70 cc each time. Would I react any... "

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