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How does Hylan G-F 20 work?

Hylan G-F 20 (brand name Synvisc-One), which consists of lubricating substances, is injected into a joint to relieve pain from osteoarthritis. You should rest that joint for at least 48 hours after the injection. In addition to relieving pain, Hylan G-F 20 can help improve the functioning of the joint. If you have questions about the benefits of Hylan G-F 20 for osteoarthritis, talk to your doctor.

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