If you have osteoarthritis knee pain, knowing how to talk about it with your doctor is essential to getting the relief you need. Remember, your doctor depends on you to share pertinent information in order to best treat your knee pain. Our Knee Pain Assessment can help you gather the right information for — and from — your doctor, so you can make your next appointment a success.
This tool will help you create and print (or email) a personalized knee pain report to help you talk to your doctor and get the most out of your next appointment.
Completing and printing the Knee Pain Assessment can help you:
Don’t forget to bring the printed knee pain assessment to your next doctor’s appointment.
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Synvisc-One® (hylan G-F 20) and SYNVISC® (hylan G-F 20) are indicated for the treatment of pain in osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee in patients who have failed to respond adequately to conservative non-pharmacologic therapy and simple analgesics, e.g., acetaminophen.
Before trying Synvisc-One or SYNVISC, tell your doctor if you are allergic to products from birds — such as feathers, eggs or poultry — or if your leg is swollen or infected. Synvisc-One and SYNVISC are only for injection into the knee, performed by a doctor or other qualified health care professional. Synvisc-One and SYNVISC have not been tested to show pain relief in joints other than the knee. Talk to your doctor before resuming strenuous weight-bearing activities after treatment. Synvisc-One and SYNVISC have not been tested in children, pregnant women or women who are nursing. You should tell your doctor if you think you are pregnant or if you are nursing a child. The side effects most commonly seen when Synvisc-One or SYNVISC is injected into the knee were pain, swelling and/or fluid buildup in or around the knee. Cases where the swelling is extensive or painful should be discussed with your doctor. Allergic reactions such as rash and hives have been reported rarely.
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View the Complete Prescribing Information for SYNVISC (PDF)
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