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Synvisc-Hip 8mg/mL

(Hylan G-F 20)
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Synvisc Hip 8mg/mL

Synvisc Hip 8mg/mL


Marketed as Synvisc Hip 16mg/2mL in United Kingdom

Prescription required. Manufactured by Sanofi Aventis. Product of United Kingdom. Shipped from United Kingdom.

Synvisc-Hip Drug Information

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  • Synvisc-Hip Overview

    Synvisc-Hip 8mg/mL is used to treat knee pain in patients with joint inflammation (osteoarthritis). It is usually used in patients who have not responded to other treatments such as acetaminophen, exercise, or physical therapy. Hyaluronate (also known as hyaluronan) is similar to a substance that occurs naturally in the joints. It may work by acting as a lubricant and shock absorber in the joint, helping the knee to move smoothly, thereby lessening pain.

  • How to Use Synvisc-Hip

    Read the Patient Information Leaflet provided by your health care professional before you start using hyaluronate and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist. Your doctor will give Synvisc-Hip 8mg/mL by injection into the affected joint, usually once a week. Skin disinfectants that contain ammonium salts (such as benzalkonium chloride) should not be used to prepare the injection site. Your doctor may need to remove extra fluid from the joint before injecting the medicine. Dosage of Synvisc-Hip 8mg/mL is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. Hyaluronate should not be injected into a vein or artery because increased side effects may occur. After receiving an injection of hyaluronate, you should avoid any activities that put stress on your knee (such as jogging, tennis, heavy lifting, standing on your feet for more than an hour) for 48 hours. Also, after the injection, you may experience increased pain and swelling in the knee at first. If the pain or swelling continues or worsens, talk to your doctor promptly. It is important to have Synvisc-Hip 8mg/mL injected on schedule. It may take up to 3 injections before the full benefits of Synvisc-Hip 8mg/mL occur. Tell your doctor if your condition lasts or gets worse.

  • Synvisc-Hip Precautions

    Before using hyaluronate, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. For some brands, also tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to bird proteins, feathers, or egg products. Synvisc-Hip 8mg/mL may contain inactive ingredients (such as latex found in the rubber syringe cap of some brands), which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details. Before using Synvisc-Hip 8mg/mL, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history,knee joint infections, skin infections/problems in the area around the injection site, circulation problems in the legs. During pregnancy, Synvisc-Hip 8mg/mL should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. It is unknown whether Synvisc-Hip 8mg/mL passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

  • Synvisc-Hip Misdose

    It is important to get each dose of Synvisc-Hip 8mg/mL as scheduled. If you miss a dose of Synvisc-Hip 8mg/mL, ask your doctor or pharmacist right away for a new dosing schedule.

  • Synvisc-Hip Interactions

    Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.

  • Synvisc-Hip Side Effects

    What are Synvisc-Hip side effects?

    Side effects are physical, mental or emotional symptoms which occur in addition to or outside of the desired effect of a therapeutic treatment such as an over-the-counter or prescribed drug or medication. Side effects from Synvisc-Hip may occur at the beginning or at the end of treatment and may also depend on the length of time an individual remains on the treatment. Side effects, also known as adverse effects, are generally more likely to occur when starting treatment. Individuals may also experience side effects from Synvisc-Hip as a result of an interaction with other medications.

    Side Effects of Synvisc-Hip

    The side effects of Synvisc-Hip may vary in number and intensity for many different reasons. Factors such as age, weight, gender and ethnicity may influence the side effects of Synvisc-Hip. Also, an individual’s state of general physical health and seriousness of the disease or illness as well as an increase or decrease in dosage may lead to side effects. Further, side effects from Synvisc-Hip may also occur as a result of an interaction with certain herbal supplements, foods or drinks.

    Prescription drug side effects can be serious and may cause patients to stop the treatment. However, when side effects from the use of a prescription drug, such as Synvisc-Hip, do occur a patient should consult their physician. A physician may prescribe an additional treatment in order to control the symptoms or an adjustment in the dosage may be made. In addition, changes to diet, exercise or other lifestyle activities may help to lessen the side effects of Synvisc-Hip.

    By understanding side effects and the factors which may influence the occurrence of side effects patients are empowered to take an active role in their care. Patients who have specific questions about the side effects of Synvisc-Hip, or any other medication, should contact their physician. General information about Synvisc-Hip and the side effects associated with Synvisc-Hip are described in the following:

    Common Synvisc-Hip Side Effects


    Less Severe

    • knee inflammation
    • injection site sequelae

    Less Frequent Synvisc-Hip Side Effects


    Less Severe

    Rare or Very Rare Synvisc-Hip Side Effects


    • urticaria
    • infectious disorder of joint
    • dyspnea
    • thrombocytopenic disorder

    Less Severe

    • nausea
    • lip hypertrophy
    • pruritus of skin
    • myalgia
    • cramps in legs
    • dizziness
    • fatigue
    • pain
    • skin rash
    • flushing
    • headache disorder
    • fever
    • chills
    • paresthesia
    • peripheral edema
    • malaise
  • Synvisc-Hip Storage

    Not applicable. Synvisc-Hip 8mg/mL is given in a clinic and will not be stored at home.

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