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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Synvisc-One IAtc.

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Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
9/9/2014 12:12:33 PM

Reviewer: suzicpr, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
It has now been 1 1/2 years since my Synvisc - One injection. I ended up going to a neurologist after extreme pain, numbness, etc. after the shot. I have had to take meds for the horrific neuropathy pain due to the injection. After all this time, I think the damage from the shot is permanent.

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
8/13/2014 2:45:54 PM

Reviewer: gcplude, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have mild osteoarthritis but my level of activity made it painful with longer than normal recovery time after any kind of impact activity (e.g. running). My doctor suggested trying Synvisc. The injections (both knees) took a matter of minutes and were painless. I walked out of the office without any issues. No post-injection symptoms at all. The literature said it can take at least a month ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
8/1/2014 2:15:29 PM

Reviewer: suffering, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I got the Synvisc one shot in both knees on July 8 but after 4 days started having swelling and pain. The swelling in left knee spred to the whole leg and the pain became excruciating. The doctor did not provide me with any after care instructions, and after two calls to the office the assistant told me to use ice/heat, keep the eg elevated, rest and take Advil etc, I am still in a lot of pain, ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
7/21/2014 2:28:07 PM

Reviewer: krn870, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Had to have cardioversion, 2 heart ablations (due to atrial fibrillation) and likely a third after getting this medication injected twice. Also having leg swelling. Worked well for knee pain but not worth it!

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
7/3/2014 11:05:06 AM

Reviewer: 75 or over on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
the left knee has been great but i am having trouble with my right knee has moderate pain off and on daily

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