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Synvisc is a lubricating injection used to treat knee pain caused by osteoarthritis.

This arthritis medication uses Hylan GF 20, a fluid designed to mimic the natural fluid that surrounds your joints. When injected into your knee, Synvisc helps relieve pain caused by osteoarthritis by acting as a lubricant and helping absorb shock for the joint.

Dosage and Administration

The dosage of Synvisc will vary depending on the individual and severity of the arthritis being treated. Follow all instructions provided by your healthcare provider and read packaging labels carefully to ensure the best therapeutic response during treatment.

  • Your healthcare provider will inject the solution into your affected knees
  • Most adults receive a Synvisc injection once a week for 3 weeks
  • To treat osteoarthritis pain, most adults receive 2ml injected into their knee joint
  • Avoid strenuous activity or standing for long periods of time after your injections

Side Effects

Synvisc may cause some side effects to develop while maintaining the lubrication of your knee joint. Speak with your healthcare provider to learn more about any symptoms you may experience during treatment.

Common Synvisc side effects may include:

  • Warmth, redness, pain, stiffness, swelling, or puffiness at injection site
  • Muscle pain, difficulties walking
  • Fever, chills, nausea
  • Prickling in your skin
  • Headache, dizziness
  • Itching or irritation around your knee area

Serious Side Effects

Some more serious adverse effects may occur after receiving Synvisc injections. Contact your healthcare provider right away if you expeirence any severe pain or swelling in your knee area after this medication is injected.

Allergic Reactions

Do not receive Synvisc injections if you are allergic to Hylan GF 20, birds, feathers, or eggs. If you develop signs of an allergic reaction, call your healthcare provider right away.

Synvisc allergy symptoms may include:

  • Hives
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat


Do not receive Synvisc injections if you have an infection in your knee or the surrounding skin area.

Synvisc is designed to be injected into your knee and should not be injected anywhere else.

Tell your healthcare provider if you have any of the following before receiving injections with Synvisc:

  • Blood clots
  • Circulation problems in your legs
  • Allergy to birds, feathers, or eggs

Avoid performing strenuous activities, high-impact sports, or standing for extended periods of time for at least 48 hours following your weekly injections.

Tell your healthcare provider if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before taking Synvisc. It is unclear how this medication will affect your child.

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medications that you take to avoid any unwanted drug interactions.

Synvisc is not an approved treatment for anyone under the age of 21.

Form and Strength

This osteoarthritis pain medication is available in the form of an injection kit.

Synvisc injection kit strength:

  • 16mg/syringe

The 16mg strength Synvisc syringe kits are available with 1 or 3 syringes.


What are the restrictions after Synvisc injections?

You should avoid any strenuous activity, high-impact sports, or having to stand for long periods of time for at least 48 hours after receiving a Synvisc injection. Doing this should help minimize pain and swelling both from the injection and from your osteoarthritis. Speak with your healthcare provider about when it is safe to do more strenuous physical activities following your treatment.

How many times can you get Synvisc injections?

Synvisc injections are usually administered once a week for three weeks, meaning that you can receive 3 injections. After a few months you may be recommended to receive more injections if your osteoarthritis pain returns. Speak with your doctor to learn more about the administration of this medication.



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