What is Hylan G-F 20?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Synvisc-One Synvisc

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Hylan G-F 20 is the generic for Synvisc. It is injected into the joint to treat joint pain due to osteoarthritis.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Osteoarthritis 6 1
Pain in knees 4 5
Facet joint osteoarthritis 1 2
Joint pain 1 0
Muscle and joint pain 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Hylan G-F 20

Side effect Patients
Joint pain 1
Pain in knees 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Hylan G-F 20

Dosage Patients
8.5 mg every 6 months 1
8mg/mL as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Hylan G-F 20

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 2
Did not seem to work 1
Expense 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 6 patients who've stopped taking Hylan G-F 20

Duration

Currently taking Hylan G-F 20

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Hylan G-F 20

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 3
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 3
$50-99 0
$25-49 2
< $25 0
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Hylan G-F 20.