Orthovisc (hyaluronan) is similar to the fluid that surrounds the joints in your body. This fluid acts as a lubricant and shock absorber for the joints. Orthovisc is used to treat knee pain caused by osteoarthritis. Orthovisc is usually given after other arthritis medications have been tried without success.
Always read the patient information and instructions carefully before using this medication.
Make sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist:
Also be aware that:
Common side-effects may include but are not limited to:
Contact your doctor if you experience any of the following side-effects:
Q: Is there a generic alternative to Orthovisc Syringe?
A: There is currently no therapeutically equivalent generic alternative to Orthovisc Syringe.
Q: What is the strength of Orthovisc Syringe?
A: Orthovisc Syringe comes in a strength of 30mg/2ml.