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ORTHOVISC® High Molecular Weight Hyaluronan
- ORTHOVISC® is indicated to treat pain resulting from Osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee.*
- ORTHOVISC® is a series of 3 or 4 injections.*
- ORTHOVISC® provided pain relief to patients who had not been able to find pain relief with simple pain medication or exercise compared to saline placebo injections.*
What is it?
Hyaluronic Acid (HA), also referred to as hyaluronan, is a naturally occurring lubricant in normal joint fluid.
HA products like ORTHOVISC® High Molecular Weight Hyaluronan are used as viscosupplements, which may help to supplement the synovial fluid. ORTHOVISC® Hyaluronan is a non-avian sourced hyaluronic acid injection therapy which can provide pain relief with 3 or 4 injections.*
ORTHOVISC® is 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).*
If conservative non-pharmacologic treatments and medications no longer seem to help, consider discussing hyaluronic acid injections with your doctor. Ask your doctor if ORTHOVISC® is right for you.
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*IFU (US) ORTHOVISC® DePuy Synthes Sept 30th 2016
ORTHOVISC® is a registered trademark and manufactured by Anika Therapeutics, Inc.
Please refer to the instructions for use for a complete list of indications, contraindications, warnings and precautions