Synvisc-One® (hylan G-F 20) is an injection that supplements the fluid in your knee to
help lubricate and cushion the joint, and can provide up to six months of osteoarthritis
knee pain relief.
What is Synvisc-One made from?
The injection contains a gel-like mixture made from a substance called hyaluronan
(pronounced hy-al-u-ROE-nan) that comes from chicken combs.
Hyaluronan is a natural substance found in the body and is present in very high
amounts in joints. The body’s own hyaluronan acts like a lubricant and a shock absorber
in the joint and is needed for the joint to work properly.
How do I know if I’m ready for Synvisc-One?
Synvisc-One is for people with knee osteoarthritis who have not received enough pain
relief from diet, exercise and over-the-counter pain medication. If you’ve tried these
options and are still feeling knee pain, tell your doctor and ask if Synvisc-One could