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Soylent Synvisc: It’s Birds!

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Television commercials for pharmaceutical products — drugs — fascinate me. Usually they do little to explain what the drug really does, but they certainly make it sound as if everyone should be taking it on a regular basis. All narrators are sure to say, “Ask your doctor if you should take [insert market-tested brand name].”

Also interesting to me are the lists of side effects that accompany any ad for drugs. Over the weekend, I heard a strange warning during a commercial for a drug I had never heard of before, Synvisc. The commercial (and the website) warn: “Before trying SYNVISC, tell your doctor if you are allergic to products from birds — such as feathers, eggs, or poultry…”

Now why would this be an issue? I can only conclude that Synvisc (or SYNVISC) is made from birds. It is an injected drug, so my assumption can only be that in order to alleviate arthritis, Genzyme, the makers of this drug, have perfected a concoction of liquid birds. I’m thinking the combination might consist of sandpipers, swallows, cardinals, and goldfinches.

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avatar Easy E

Some vaccines are made using eggs, like the flu vaccine. Perhaps they use similar methods in making their drug.

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avatar mapgirl

I’m with Easy E. Not quite so sinister, but not vegan either.

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avatar Lauren

I’m on a drug called Remicade that is made with mouse cells.

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avatar Ben

Hmmm, at least it doesn’t have side effects like heartburn, sideache, dry mouth, dizziness, blurred vision, and the sense of impending doom that most other drugs have.

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avatar Golbguru

I am glad you could catch the warning part. Usually such advertisements are in the normal talking speed right till they come to the disclosure part…and then someone reads the warnings so fast that usually you just catch a couple of words of what it was about.

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avatar tinyhands

In the ’70s we had Bass-O-Matic, today we have the Finch-O-Tron 3000.

Wow, that’s terrific bird!

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avatar betsy

Actually, guys…
I hate to tell you this, but Synvisc and its counterparts are made using the ground-up combs of roosters. You see, the synovial fluid found in the knee is full of a compound known as hyaluronic acid. So are rooster combs. It’s kinda gross, but by all reports, it’s a dream-come-true for osteoarthritis sufferers… er, I mean, the pain relief, not the killing and de-combing of roosters. Because that’d be a little weird if someone dreamt of that.

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avatar Nadia

I had a series of 3 Synvisc injections last year and as far as I am concerned, it has destroyed my health and my life. I did not know that the rooster combs are soaked in formaldehyde before being processed into the serum. I did not know that I was allergic to eggs AND formaldehyde and now am chemically sensitive to everything including plastic, petroleum products, ink, cosmetics, etc. I have been very sick and have a number of doctors working with me. I have developed lung problems, esophagus inflammation, toxic liver problems, etc. Can anyone help me or do you know of anyone with similar problems?

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avatar Al mitchell

Hi i am having the same problems as you and have lost my employment as well.
I am looking for a class action law suite or any lwayers that may want to represent us seeing how there are so many of us.
Do you have any information taht would help?
Thank you
Al mitchell

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avatar carrie

Nadia….Sorry to hear you had such an adverse reaction from your injections. I am glad you posted your comments though as my Dr. gave me info on SYNVISC to read over at home. I have had cortisone injections for my knees for 2 years now and they have been easing my pain. He said I could be a good candidate for SYNVISC but I have been researching it for a few days and will pass on the SYNVISC for now. The stats only give a 50/50 result anyway and the cortisone has always worked for me. Maybe later if that doesn’t work anymore…..who knows. I am not ready for knee replacements yet. I hope you can get some relief from your pain and that your health improves. God bless you.

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avatar Legalese

we have a client who has just had this drug prescribed and I was compellinging curious. Fast-forward a few keystrokes and mouseclicks later, and voila! Now I can advise her much more authoritatively on the ups and downs of her feathered therapy. What stumps me is that I apparently have to believe her work-comp doc is actually trying to help her by giving her this stuff. What a novel concept!

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avatar Elizabeth

Nadia, sorry about your reaction. I know how you feel. I walked in for synvisc two years ago and I’ve been on crutches ever since. I also did not know I was allergic to eggs when I got the shots. My leg on the outside of the knee gets so sore after I walk a short distance. Unfortunately the doctors thought I needed knee replacement and have had that done and a revision and still have the same symptoms I got after the synvisc shot. I’m only left to believe that my tissues are permanently damaged there. Have you done any research to find out about the connection of synvisc and eggs? I can’t find much on what to expect if you got the shots and were allergic? Nobody (docs) are very helpful Write back if you know anything. Thanks.

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avatar Mary

Thank you!!!!
My Dr. thinks it’s all in my head.. The pain, swelling, bruising.. Will I ever be the same again.. My leg is on fire day and night..I had three synvisc injections.. I’ve been crying day and night from pain..
So sick.. Yet, Dr. said it’s not possible for the injections to cause these problems..
Please, If anyone knows anything we can use to cleanse this stuff from our bodies let me know..Mary

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avatar Wellness Freak

kreglogo (at) yahoo (dot) com

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avatar April Coberly

As a matter of fact… my father went through a few treatments and has now been in the hospital for 3 weeks almost completely paralized and has little strengh left in his arms and his legs are useless. This all started with a knee problem. So today I contacted an attorney and he found a legal matter occuring in New York concerning salmonella contaminated Synvisc. Makes sense. It is a product of a bird. So we are checking into this. If someone knows more about this product, please clue me in…I’m desparate!

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avatar Steve Madigan

I personally think that it is hilarious when they start reciting all of the cautions off when they tell you about a drug on TV. There are more side effects that are evil that the symptom that the drug is trying to take care of.

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avatar Carolyn

Comment to April – have you gotten any more information on adverse reactions to Synvisc?

I live in Pennsylvania and wonder if my batch had been contaminated somehow. Please update! Thanks

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avatar Tim Clark

Could it be that the product is composed of just bird-brains? Here’s my personal experience so far: http://without-warning.blogspot.com.

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avatar Caleb

I’ve the Synvisc injections recently. On the third injection in one knee and the simultaneous first injection in the other knee, I had a reaction of sever swelling, pain and fluid build up. I am still dealing with what seems to be a tendency towards more swelling. I’ve had a draining of one knee and inflammation drugs that seem to keep it under control, but my knees and legs seem to be more sensitive to pain now.

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avatar sprinkler

I need a total knee replacement, but I am only 53 so my doctor said lets do synvisc shots. I had to have a series of 6 over 6 weeks. The first one, I had some reaction but marked up to a new thing. After about the 3rd shot, I told my doctor that something was wrong with me. Internal type itching, pain, weird feelings within one to two days of my shots. He assured me the drug rep said other than local swelling, no side affects. That’s like putting the fox in charge of the hen house and that is what I told him. I continued with my shots and , of course, the pain is still there, but I am not upset over that as much as I am about my entire body is never been the same. I went to my reg doc and we are now taking a full second set of blood test because my blood is out of wack. She said that she will talk to me when this blood gets back. I am not allergic to eggs, birds or feathers. I am not saying my blood work is about my knee, but it has all happened within two months. My knee feels like something is trying to come out of it, pressure maybe. I have been lucky and never had bad blood test, if it comes back some how connected to my knee, I will write back on this blog.

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avatar Sue

I have had 2 hip operations – the first was a repair using 4 screws which was then followed by a total hip replacement. Three weeks ago I had what I lovingly call a “knee and C” – arthroscopy – all on the one leg. I am still experiencing pain in certain areas of my hip, left thigh and left knee. Someone suggested I look into the Synvisc but now that I have read your notes I am not so sure. Endocet does not really help with the pain. Freezing part of the hip where the surgery occurred only made me more aware of the pain in other areas. Any suggestions because I am into month 8 of pain and am so frustrated at my lack of progress in the healing department.

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avatar Wellness Freak

I had a series of three Synvisc injections between Feb and Mar ’08. I had tremendous pain in my lower leg after the 2nd one. My doctor said that my symptoms were NOT related to the injections. I had the third one. Within 24 hours it felt like battery acid was eating through my shin and behind my knee. I couldn’t walk without assistance for 2 weeks until I had accupressure treatments.

Within 10 days my elbows burned, from there the burning moved to my forearms, finger tips, upper arms, chest, neck, face, back of the head, kidney area, and caused me to hyperventilate on more than one occasion. Night tremors started early on and escalated beyond control.

If the injections had caused my pain to reduce in my knee, Synvisc would get the glory because the relief had followed the shots. My intense adverse symptoms followed the injections BUT my doctor says there’s no relationship. Funny how that works. Denial and pride and money are more important to some who took an oath to “do no harm.”. Meanwhile my life has been shattered by this “device” that was apporved by the FDA, knowing that the half-life is “unknown” and there’s NO KNOWN way to get it out of your system if something goes wrong. They do not even have a test to detemine if it’s in your bloodstream. KEEP THIS IN MIND WHEN CONSIDERING THIS INJECTION.

This is a living nightmare for me.

I praise God for the alternative doctors who have worked to clear this out of my system through chelatin, homepathic options, etc. I believe I would be dead if it weren’t for them, with my doctor denying it all the way to the bank!!

To date, 5 months post injections I still struggle with my energy level (which was HIGH prior to injections). I still have night tremors. I still can’t get around well on my leg.

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avatar Wellness Freak

Nadia,

I know I’m a little late here and you may not get this, but how are you doing?

I highly recommend Chelation Therapy to detox Synvisc out of your system and liver. Conviently for Genzyme, there’s no “known” way to remove it or measure it in you system. But I’ve had significant increases in health after Chelation. I can’t say that I’m back to 100% by far, but it helped me gain more energy, and burn less through my body. You can read the synopsis of what I’ve been through below. You may also want to try the amino acid L-Methionine with Vit B complex for Liver detox.

I’d also recommend Dr. Calzada in Tijuania, Mexico. He’s an excellent physician who specializes in healing the “things” that baffle the American Doctors. I know MANY who live over 1000 miles from the border and have crossed it for healing with great success…including me. I have not ruled out going back when money allows.

I feel your pain. I’ve lived part of it!! I pray that NO ONE else has to suffer like I have and like you have. This has been an EXTREMELY disappointing experience of a life time. I’ve lost any bit of confidence in the US FDA , pharmaceutical companies and …well…any doctor who makes money off of this device! (I know that there are exceptions to the doctors…I’ve talked to a couple.)

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avatar The Flea

My 50 year old healthy husband who’s had 3 knee surgery’s in past years and been doing fairly well, started having some pain again in one knee and went to see the Dr. who suggested Synvisc .(even though the pain he was having was not in the joint) He went ahead with 3 injections, 1 week apart. Still feeling achey, he began physical therapy thinking that would help get it back in shape. He was taking Advil or Aleve at the time for pain and inflammation. Had to quit therapy after two weeks, it was too painful. Went and had blood tests that were negative for a bunch of diseases, just showed inflamation. Both knees were crippled with pain, then it would travel to his hips(with sciatic pain also) and they would ache, then it would travel to his shoulders and they would ache. Then start the same cycle over again. That’s been going on for month and a half. He can barely move when it’s in his hip area, very crippling. He’s been to the chiropractor and had adjustments. We’re assuming it is some sort of allergic reaction to Synvisc and have an appointment with a Naturopathic Dr. this coming Monday. If this is what Synvisc does, it should be pulled of the market, we were told there are no side effects, it’s all natural. Well, so is cyanide!!

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avatar James

Hello Flea and Group,
I am also 50 and have been going through hell the last 7 months since my SynviscOne Shot April 24, 2013. I had a torn Meniscus for several years and finally could not handle the pain any longer. My Doc (OS) suggested Synvisc which has worked in many of his patients so I agreed and had the shot with one single injection.  Unfortunately, I did not do any research on the procedure. While on vacation the evening of May 25, 2013, my knee started to burn and swell so bad I could not walk.  While out of town, I went to an urgent care and begged them to drain the knee.  They finally agreed drained 90 CC of clear fluid from my knee on May 26, 2013.  The timeframe that passed was right at 31 days so it’s a little different than everything I have read. At no time did I think it was due to the Synvisc.  When I got home, my OS Doc drained another 30 cc of fluid and added Cortisone.  Not once did he indicate it could be the Synvisc and it did not occur to me either.  As the months rolled by, the burning in the back of my knee, endless sleepless nights rocking in bed which brought me to tears, was debilitating. I felt like I was dragging my leg everywhere.  My family was at its wits end telling me to go have the arthroscopic surgery.  From the end of May 2013 to the end of August 2013, I was able to endure on ibuprofen and lots of rest. However, on the  4th of September, I could not bear the pain again and went back to my Doc and got another Cortisone shot. After that visit, my Doc scheduled the MRI to verify the torn Meniscus and to rule out other things. On about the15th of September 2013, I began having intense shoulder pain in both shoulders simultaneously without any physical injury. The pain felt like someone was jabbing knitting needles through my rotator cuffs. Needless to say, with the awful pain in my knee combined with the shoulder pain, I called the Doc again and made an appointment on September 23, 2013.  I let him know of the shoulder issues which he completely ignored but he could see the swelling in my knee so he decided to aspirate the knee again and give me some more Cortisone.  He was only able to get about 10cc of fluid and was baffled.  At that time, we schedule the Meniscus surgery.  The day of surgery was October 3rd, 2013.  The OS Doc said surgery went well and they removed a pretty good sized wedge of Meniscus. They felt the wedge was giving me the Meniscus pain as well as the swelling.  However, they told me they found that my Synovial Membrane was enlarged, swollen and purple.  Their remedy was to trim the biggest parts and clean it out really well.  My post op follow up was October 9th, 2013 where I let my Doc know my shoulders were still incredibly sore and I could not even pick up a full coffee cup.  My Meniscus knee pain was gone but the knee was still very swollen and the pain was still shooting down the back of my knee and calf. He finally listened to my complaints and ordered some blood work.  At this point, I was done with the Orthopedic Doc and called my Family Practitioner and scheduled an appointment for October 16th, 2013. My Family Doc reviewed the blood work and found nothing out of the ordinary so ordered a bunch of other blood tests and took x-rays of my shoulders.  The x-rays showed no physical damage to my shoulders and the blood work came back excellent in every area with the exception of inflammation.  The inflammation was twice as high as the stated standard.  My Family Doc had no answers, this was definitely out of his specialty but at least he showed concern and listened to my problems.  From there, my family Doc referred me to a Rheumatologist.
On October 22nd, 2013, had my first Rheumatologist appointment. After sharing everything with him and him reviewing the blood work, he too is baffled. He then order the post op report from knee surgery to see if there was anything in to help him understand what is going on. He prescribed some anti inflammatories which failed to work or help the pain.   My next appointment was on November 1st, 2011where we went over the post-op report and it had nothing to help him.  My OS Doc did not send the purple swollen membrane they remove out for a biopsy so I am now back to square one and need to see the OS again for a biopsy. The only bright side so far is that the Rheumatologist prescribed Prednisone which is greatly helping the pain.  I will update the forum as I have more information.  Jay

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avatar Wellness Freak

Synvisc is NOT all natural. It is processed with formaldehyde and vinyl sulphone (divinyl sulfone). Both highly toxic chemicals.

http://www.wipo.int/pctdb/en/wo.jsp?IA=US2005046409&DISPLAY=CLAIMS

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avatar Wellness Freak

Elizabeth,

What is your current status????

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avatar Carolyn Mild

Carolyn Mild wrote:
> From Nadia – It’s been 2-1/2 years since I was injected with Synvisc
> (my reactions were stated above 3/19/07.) I became allergic to chemicals,
> preservatives, gasoline, smoke-including most everything in my environment.
>
> I believe that they didn’t get the formaldehyde filtered out of the
> batch I was given but I was not able to prove anything. If the FDA
> inspected the plant where the product is made (Genzyme), I have never
> heard about it. The FDA was no help to me.
>
> I tried to get an attorney to help me but they said I couldn’t prove
> that the Synvisc gave me RADS (chemical asthma), Barret’s esophagus,
> and many other health related symptoms that I never had before..
>
> I’m much better now but still have a problem with smoke, gasoline, and
> preservatives. If I can help anyone else, please feel free to contact
> me.

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avatar Wellness Freak

Carolyn,

How can I contact Nadia?

Thanks,

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avatar Wellness Freak

The Flea,

What’s the status of your husband??? Is there a way i can contact you??

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avatar Bonnie

I’m so glad I read everything here. My doctor had suggested Synvisc, but after reading everyone’s comments, I am definitely going to say “NO”! I was a little leary about this anyway since he told me it was made from chickens.

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avatar Wellness Freak

Carolyn Mild, Nadia and The Flea,

I would LOVE to get in direct contact with you. Will you e-mail me at
kreglogo (at) yahoo (dot) com

Thanks,

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avatar Jane

I got my second injection of SynVisc ten days ago. Then four days passed. And then all hell broke loose! First my right knee swelled up like a balloon. Then my left knee follwed suit two days later. I couldn’t walk, was in total pain. At my doctor’s appointment, I was told to ice my kness. Ice? Yeah right. I can hardly walk, I’m suddenly like a crippled old lady and I’m supposed to just use ice?

But wait, it gets worse. A day later that “battery acid” pain started to set in for my knee area, down to two inches below my knees. Then the battery acid rain went down to my calves. Then both legs became hard as a rock. THEN my ankles swelled up to twice their normal size. And that’s how things stand today.

I’m screwed.

Thanks for the recommendation fo Chelatin. I’ll try it tomorrow. How do I get this freaking stuff out of my system! Will I be like this for the rest of my life? A year ago I was jumping on and off helicopters in Iraq as a journalist. Now I can barely make it to the kitchen in the morning.

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avatar Wellness Freak

Jane,

Can you contact me at

kreglogo (at) yahoo (dot) com.

I’ll fill you in on all that I had to do to reach the level of
“healing” that I’ve achieved so far.

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avatar Wellness Freak

Be aware that Synvisc is classified as a “medical device”. This classification by the FDA means that the “injected gel” that eventually ends up in your bloodstream DOES not have to follow the same stringent guidelines as something classified as a “drug” by the FDA. This likely accounts for Genzyme offering so many “unknowns” when asked about the “systemic half-life” or the “metabolic pathway” or “how do you get this out of your system”…especially under life-threatening reactions. AND be aware that on Feb 20, 2008 the US Supreme Court RIEGEL v. MEDTRONIC, INC. voted 8:1 to protect the manufacturer’s of medical devices from any liability if the product causes harm to a patient.

http://www.supremecourtus.gov/opinions/07pdf/06-179.pdf

http://www.afj.org/check-the-facts/cases/medical-device-safety-act-2008.html

This gel is crosslinked and processed with formaldehyde ( http://msds.chem.ox.ac.uk/FO/formaldehyde.html ) and divinyl sulfone ( http://msds.chem.ox.ac.uk/DI/divinyl_sulfone.html ) . Check out thier toxicology rating at the provided links and see if this is something you want in your body at “permissible” levels, that are not disclosed. Read here regarding the regiments and the processing of Synvisc
http://www.wipo.int/pctdb/en/wo.jsp?IA=US2005046409&DISPLAY=DESC

UNDERSTAND: You will have NO recourse if this causes you bodily harm.

http://www.pharmalot.com/2008/06/congress-has-a-bill-to-reverse-device-preemption/

Contact your congressmen and senators and see where they stand on this issue.

http://kennedy.senate.gov/newsroom/press_release.cfm?id=9E5214E5-F445-49F5-BE9A-132B304980A2

http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/full/359/1/1

Another point to realize, if you have a reaction outside of the clinical trial study claims, ODDS are that the injecting physician will NOT be on your side. Think money!

PLEASE be smart, and take this into consideration before you consent to this injection.

I wish someone had posted this before I consented.

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avatar MRIS

For all: I am so sorry to hear about all the medical problems associated with Synvisc. There are good alternatives however that are pure Hyaluronic Acid products and far less expensive than Synvisc. Supartz and Hyalgan are the most common ones. Very pure. They do not contain formaldehyde, divynl sulfone or anything else. The hyaluronic acid, which is found in your synovial fluid is the same as what comes from chicken combs. By the way these are chicken combs that come from the chckens you are eating anyway-they just aren’t thrown away but saved for this purpose. no chickens are killed for this. Why doctors still use Synvisc is because Genzyme is politically connected (Ted Kennedy knows the CEO personally) and they spend allot of money advertising. They can afford this because they charge double the price for Synvisc compared to the others and you should see what a poor patient with Gauche’s disease has to spend on medication from Genzyme, $100,000 to $200,000 per year!! Hope this information helps someone.

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avatar Wellness Freak

For more information on Synvisc go to http://synviscsurvivor.blogspot.com/

VERY informative.

You should try to find a prolozone therapist who injects ozone into the joint to stimulate regrowth. Search web for ozone physicians. It’s very clean and natural.

Here’s more information
http://drericchan.wordpress.com/2008/09/16/arthroscopic-knee-surgery-here-is-an-alternative/

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avatar Ken

Thank God I have an honest caring orthopedist. I recently got a cortisone injection in my hip. I asked him about Synvisc. He told me that he couldn’t recommend as he had several patients who had severe reactions similar to the ones described here. Needless to say after some additional research at this on other similar forums I’m going to grin and bare my pain, which seems a whole lot more bearable than the horror stories I read about SynVisc.

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avatar Melissa

My mother just had the injections for her knees..she went to Curves, walked, exercised, you name it, but had knee pain. They told her she was not ready for knee replacement. Two weeks after the last shot, she is having trouble walking and was told by PA (can’t see dr. for 4 weeks!) to get a cane!! I am livid–anyone know malpractice attorney (I’m an attorney but don’t do this type of work). Anyone know where to file complaints.
Thank you.

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avatar Al mitchell

Hi have you had any luck with finding a attorney that would help all of us who’s life has been runed??
Thank you
Al mitchell

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avatar Believe88

I too just came from the drs after 1wk post my 3rd injection. I woke up in the middle of the night in so much pain and couldnt walk my knees hurt so bad. Went to the drs office where the PA seen me and he was a jerk, but anyways they ruled out blood clots and took a bunch of labs. I am in so much pain I cry . I dont know how to cleanse this out of my our bodies but I feel your pain.

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avatar Strgzr

Synvisc is NOT a drug! It’s a therapy!! I had my shot this morning so I will wait to comment on whether it works for me or not. I’ll come back and comment in a couple weeks.

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avatar sugar

would there happen to be a scratch test, before the injection that would show an adverse reaction?

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avatar Marla

I have read all that I can about Synvisc.. Has anyone had other symtoms? My knee feels better but shortly after my injections I started experiencing stroke-like problems. Speech arrest, numbness, irritability and many others.. I am 57 yrs old and other than knee problems I never had any health issues.. I was admitted into the hospital and they have ran every test imaginable. The Drs., Neurologists and Endochronolists are baffled…None of the symtoms make sense so they have put me on seizure medicine, which has not helped at all, so he wants to double the dosage… I was fine before this..I don’t understand why this all has happened.. I had a Depo Medrol shot one week and the 3 synvisc shots the following weeks.. I’m a mess.. I wish the rest of you the best….

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avatar Al mitchell

This is insane there are so many of us who are Runed have lost jobs a normal life and do not have the money to try all the different recomendations.
There must be a law firm that would be willing to file a class action suit in our behalf and prevent any more people from being exposed to this life altering treatment.
HELP!!!!!
Al Mitchell
amitchell4447@yahoo.com

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avatar Charlotte

I just had my second Synvisc1 injection to both knees three weeks ago. My medical chart indicates all of my allergies including eggs which my Dr. must have missed when he advised that I get these injections. I also was unaware of what Synvisc was comprised of. A few days after my first injection, I became extremely ill but what was most pronounced was a debilitating headache, also, extreme nausea, chills, dizziness, esophageal, mouth and sinus pain and cough. Thinking I had a bad sinus infection, I went to the Dr. who put me on antibiotics. I have had 6 of these episodes in 7 months for which I was put on antibiotics…finally, my GP had a ct scan done on my sinus which showed chronic sinusitis and not sinus infections. I’d been treated with antibiotics for nothing!
This weekend was the worst by far when I additionally had a fever, more severe dizziness and muscle aches. I started to think about when these episodes started and realized that there might be a corrolation so off to the computer to find out all of this info…especially regarding egg allergies.
I will call my Orthopedic Surgeon tomorrow with my suspicions and ask questions about getting this stuff out of my system. I have been in hell for seven months. I’m hoping someone will post something with some hope?

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avatar Al Mitchell

Hi Charlotte;
Sorry to hear about you situation, I am still suffering with the same problems and other symptom’s as well for well over a year and a half with no help after going to 11 doctors and having every test possible other than one doctor saying I needed a shrink, the rest have no answerers. I lost my great position in medical sales a month after my third injection because I was bed ridden for four months after. The company will not speak to me and the orthopedic surgeons in the group have no interest I have found no help or relief.
I wish I had better news for you. I have been looking for legal help because there are so many of use experiencing the same affects and the product should be taken off the market
before it runes many more life’s If you can find any legal help lets us all know so we can have a class action suite I am currently on steroids Thanks for my GP which does help
with the throat swelling and head aches you should try that nothing else has worked for me.
Best of Luck
Al Mitchell .

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