What is a Synvisc injection?

Answer A prescription medication, Synvisc injections contain a combination of chemicals known as Hylan GF-20. Doctors commonly prescribe injections of Synvisc for the treatment of osteoporosis in knee joi... Read More »

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What are the treatments for pain after a Synvisc injection?

Synvisc is a medication injected into the knee to treat arthritis pain. The most common side effects of Synvisc are redness, swelling and pain at the injection site. If you're hurting after a Synv... Read More »

Can the Depo injection harm your baby if you got pregnant before you had the injection?

Answer No. There is no evidence to suggest that the Depo has any effect on a baby.

In govt hospital if doctor prescribes a injection and the RN administers the injection and patient develops radial nerve palsy is the doctor held negligent?

Answer Both health care providers are responsible. However, if the patient is an active military member nothing can be done law wise. The government is protected against lawsuits when there is mal... Read More »

Kenalog Injection Vs. Cortisone Injection?

Kenalog (triamcinolone) and cortisone are two members of a class of medications called steroids, which suppress substances in the body responsible for inflammation. Both of these medications are av... Read More »