SYNVISCŪ is an FDA-approved therapy that provides
lubrication for your knee. It also acts as a "shock absorber" to cushion your
SYNVISC is an elastic and viscous fluid that is made from a substance called
hyaluronan that is found in normal joint fluid. Hyaluronan acts as a "shock
absorber" and lubricant in your knee joint and is needed for your joint to work
properly. SYNVISC is indicated for the treatment of pain in osteoarthritis (OA)
of the knee in patients who have failed to respond adequately to conservative
nonpharmacologic therapy, and simple analgesics, e.g., acetaminophen.
SYNVISC is not a drug. It is made from a substance that is found in normal joint
fluid and is injected directly into the knee joint.
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