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When should I avoid both types of injections for osteoarthritis?

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You should not have an injection into the knee if you have a knee joint infection or skin diseases or infections around the injection site.

SOURCES:

FDA: "Euflexxa."

National Library of Medicine DailyMed: "Depo Medrol."

Cigna: "Triamcinolone."

Ferring Pharmaceuticals: “Euflexxa Full Prescribing Information.”

Sanofi Aventis: “Hyalgan Full Prescribing Information.”

DePuy: “Orthovisc.”

Smith & Nephew: “Supartz Full Prescribing Information.”

Genzyme Corporation: “Synvisc Full Prescribing Information.”

Genzyme Corporation: “Synvisc-One Full Prescribing Information.”

Pfizer. “Depo Medrol Full Prescribing Information.”

Pfizer: “Depo Medrol Product Information.”

Aristospan Full Prescribing Information.

Gaffney, K. , 1995. Annals of Rheumatic Diseases

Arroll, B. 2004. BMJ,

Reviewed by David Zelman on April 22, 2019

SOURCES:

FDA: "Euflexxa."

National Library of Medicine DailyMed: "Depo Medrol."

Cigna: "Triamcinolone."

Ferring Pharmaceuticals: “Euflexxa Full Prescribing Information.”

Sanofi Aventis: “Hyalgan Full Prescribing Information.”

DePuy: “Orthovisc.”

Smith & Nephew: “Supartz Full Prescribing Information.”

Genzyme Corporation: “Synvisc Full Prescribing Information.”

Genzyme Corporation: “Synvisc-One Full Prescribing Information.”

Pfizer. “Depo Medrol Full Prescribing Information.”

Pfizer: “Depo Medrol Product Information.”

Aristospan Full Prescribing Information.

Gaffney, K. , 1995. Annals of Rheumatic Diseases

Arroll, B. 2004. BMJ,

Reviewed by David Zelman on April 22, 2019

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