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Synvisc Hylan GF 20mg Injection

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Store in a refrigerator (2 - 8°C). Do not freeze.

Overview

Introduction

Synvisc Hylan GF 20mg Injection is a medicine used in treatment of osteoarthritis. It decreases the pain and swelling in the joints. It may be used alone or in combination with other medicines.

Synvisc Hylan GF 20mg Injection is given by a healthcare professional. You should not self-administer this medicine at home. Use it regularly and do not stop taking the medicine even if you get better until that doctor tell you it is alright to stop.

The medicine is generally well tolerated with little or no side effects. It may cause pain, redness, and pain at the site of injection in some people. However, if you experience any symptoms which you think is due to the use of this medicine, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may help with ways to reduce or prevent these symptoms.

To make sure the medicine is safe for you, let your doctor know of all the other medicines you are taking before using this medicine. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you should consult your doctor first before taking this medicine.

Uses of Synvisc Hylan GF Injection

Side effects of Synvisc Hylan GF Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Synvisc Hylan GF

  • Limited data available

How to use Synvisc Hylan GF Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Synvisc Hylan GF Injection works

Synvisc Hylan GF 20mg Injection is natural polysaccharide (sugar). In bone disorders (osteoarthritis), it works by reducing friction in the joints and helps them work smoothly. Synvisc Hylan GF 20mg Injection also has an antiageing effect. When injected into the skin (on the face most often), it works by hydrating the skin, enabling it to retain more water. This creates a filling/plumping effect and potentially fights wrinkles and other signs of ageing.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Synvisc Hylan GF 20mg Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Synvisc Hylan GF 20mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Synvisc Hylan GF 20mg Injection during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Synvisc Hylan GF 20mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Synvisc Hylan GF 20mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Synvisc Hylan GF 20mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Synvisc Hylan GF 20mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Synvisc Hylan GF 20mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Synvisc Hylan GF Injection?

If you miss a dose of Synvisc Hylan GF 20mg Injection, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Synvisc Hylan GF 20mg Injection for the treatment of arthritis of the knee.
  • Do not strain your knee joint for two days after receiving Synvisc Hylan GF 20mg Injection. Avoid activities such as strenuous sports and exercise, or standing on your feet for a long time.
  • Inform your doctor if knee pain or swelling continues for a long time or becomes worse after receiving the medication.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Acylaminosugar
Habit Forming
No

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FAQs

Q. Is Synvisc Hylan GF natural?

Synvisc Hylan GF is found naturally in human body especially in fluids of bone joints (synovial fluid), eyes and other tissues. The medication Synvisc Hylan GF is a chemical derivative of the naturally occurring form.

Q. Does Synvisc Hylan GF help wrinkles?

Synvisc Hylan GF may be used as skin fillers to treat wrinkles. Always consult and follow your doctor's advice regarding use

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