What is SynviscOne for?
- Arthrosis of the joints.
- Bad posture.
How and when is SynviscOne used?
For the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee : practice in the knee, 3 injections of 2 ml at a distance of one week from each other.
For the treatment of osteoarthritis of the hip, ankle and shoulder : give 1 injection of 2 ml; repeat only if no benefits are obtained.
Transient pain and / or swelling and / or effusion in the joint may occur following intra-articular injections of Hylan GF 20.
Cases of acute inflammation characterized by joint pain, swelling, effusion and sometimes a sensation of heat and / or stiffness of the joint have been reported following intra-articular injections of Synvisc-One.
Hypersensitivity reactions including anaphylactic reaction, anaphylactoid reaction, anaphylactic shock and angioedema have also been reported.
Hylan GF 20 should not be injected into the joint if there is venous or lymphatic stasis in the affected limb.
Hylan GF 20 must not be used in the presence of infections or severe inflammation or skin diseases or skin infections in the area of the injection.
Do not inject intravascularly.
Do not inject extra-articularly or into tissues or synovial capsule. In general, complications in the area of the injection were caused by an extra-articular spread of Synvisc.
Do not use concomitantly disinfectants containing quaternary ammonium salts for skin preparation, as hyaluronate could precipitate in their presence.
Hylan GF 20 should not be used if significant intra-articular effusion has occurred prior to injection.
Hylan GF 20 has not been tested in pregnant women or in children / adolescents under the age of 18.
Hylan GF 20 contains small amounts of avian protein and should not be used in patients with hypersensitivity to this protein.
Composition of SynviscOne
Hylan 8.0 mg, sodium chloride 8.5 mg, disodium hydrogen phosphate 0.16 mg, sodium dihydrogen phosphate hydrate 0.04 mg, water for injections to taste
How is SynviscOne stored?
Store at a temperature between + 2 ° C and + 30 ° C. Do not freeze.
Synvisc-One is supplied in a 10 ml pre-filled glass syringe with 6 ml of Hylan GF 20.
Useful tips and curiosities about SynviscOne
As with all invasive joint-related procedures, it is recommended that the patient avoid any excessive motor activity following the intra-articular injection, and resume full activity within a few days.
Arthrosis is a chronic disease, and for this reason it has a slowly progressive and disabling course. Bone injuries are irreversible, but the pain may be intermittent, With phases of relapse and phases of well-being, and often decreases as the disease progresses, leaving room for deformities, which are permanent. An effective treatment of osteoarthritis presupposes the correction of the favoring causes: weight loss in the obese, scoliosis and hip dislocation, modification of potentially damaging work activities. A targeted gymnastics can correct bad postures, strengthen the supporting muscles, recover joint motility or facilitate the acceptance of a partial handicap. The application of heat (diathermy, ultrasound, heating pads, paraffin baths, exercises in a heated pool) can temporarily relieve pain and reduce muscle spasm.