Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up

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

Overall User Ratings

159 Total User Reviews

User Reviews

«Previous 111-115 of 148 Next»
Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
3/30/2011 11:35:33 PM

Reviewer: wallacemathteach, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I read the reviews two nights ago after I had received Synvisc One in my left knee. I have no cartilage left and have exhausted all other options. The reviews made me nervous. It was too late to turn back. My knee was uncomfortable after the shot (felt like a wedge of rubber was stuffed in my knee joint). But I kept telling myself, you've gone from no cartilage to what amounted to full cartila ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
3/26/2011 1:37:55 PM

Reviewer: Lame Bird, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
After two knee surgeries, my ortho suggested the shot. It was done by a tech and was less painful than my annual flu shot. A little knee swelling and minimal pain at the injection site for 24 hours, but that's it. I know I'm not expecting any help for 3-4 weeks, but it seems to have minimally helped after a few days. If it has only a slight positive impact, well worth it. Make sure the ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
3/17/2011 2:14:45 PM

Reviewer: Old Army Ranger, 35-44 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Four knee surgeries and one high tibial osteotomy for an active 44 year old with osteoarthrits. Tried Synvisc-One on recommendation for the knee without the HTO. The injection with a 14 gage needle was extremely uncomfortable but quick (about a minute); doc didn't prep the knee with any pain relief beforehand which might have helped. After a 20 minute wait and some ice I was able to walk fr ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
3/14/2011 6:51:27 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Received injection Wed 3/9/11; 5 days ago. Injection was uncomfortable and knee had alot of swelling. Knee felt very unstable the first couple of days. Swelling has gone down but not completely; knee beginning to get some strength back. After only 5 days unable to know if this injection will benefit my knee.

Condition: Knee Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
2/10/2011 2:53:20 PM

Reviewer: Sue, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I just received my first Synvsc 1 shot yesterday p.m. and am in considerable but not unbearable pain. I cannot bend my knee or put weight on it yet. I've had 2 sets of the 3 shots during the past 5 years and the last set has lasted 3 years with the help of a knee brace. I lead a very busy, active life and couldn't do that without Synvsc. I hope the Synvsc 1 will be as effective as ... Show Full Comment

«Previous 111-115 of 148 Next»
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
 
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Ask the pharmacist

Questions about medications? Get expert answers by video or live chat about allergies, pregnancy, sleep, and more.
See the Ask the Pharmacist event schedule.

Ask a Question

Popular Slideshows & Tools on WebMD

hands on abdomen
Can you catch one?
Woman sitting in front of UV lights
Is yours working?
woman using breath spray
What's causing yours?
womans hand on abdomen
Are you ready for baby?
MS Overview
Recognizing symptoms.
bowl of yogurt with heart shape
Eat for a healthy heart.
woman doing pushups
To help you get fit.
Colored x-ray of tooth decay
Know what to look for.
Woman sitting with child
Do you know the symptoms?
mosquito
Stings, bites, burns, and more.
Allentown, PA
Are you living in one?
Thyroid exam
See how much you know.

Women's Health Newsletter

Find out what women really need.

WebMD the app

Get trusted health information. Whenever. Wherever... with your iPhone, iPad or Android.

Find Out More
IMPORTANT: About This Section and Other User-Generated Content on WebMD

The opinions expressed in WebMD User-generated content areas like communities, reviews, ratings, or blogs are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of WebMD. User-generated content areas are not reviewed by a WebMD physician or any member of the WebMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatment or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. WebMD does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment.

Do not consider WebMD User-generated content as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. WebMD understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911 immediately.