What is SUPARTZ injection made of?

What is SUPARTZ injection made of?

SUPARTZ therapy is an injectable solution made from highly purified sodium hyaluronate (also known as hyaluronic acid [HA]) that is extracted from rooster combs. These are harvested from roosters that have been certified as suitable for human consumption via pre- and post-mortem veterinary inspection.

What are the ingredients in orthovisc?

Ingredients: Each mL of Orthovisc® contains 15 mg of sodium hyaluronate adjusted to 20,000 – 70,000 centistokes, 9 mg of sodium chloride and q.s. Sterile Water for Injection USP.

What kind of medication is SUPARTZ?

Supartz FX (sodium hyaluronate) is a cartilaginous defect repair agent indicated for the treatment of pain in osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee in patients who have failed to respond adequately to conservative non-pharmacologic therapy and simple analgesics, e.g., acetaminophen.

What ingredients are in Synvisc?

Each Synvisc-One 10-mL syringe contains:

  • Hylan polymers (hylan A + hylan B) 48 mg.
  • Sodium chloride 51 mg.
  • Disodium hydrogen phosphate 0.96 mg.
  • Sodium dihydrogen phosphate monohydrate 0.24 mg.
  • Water for injection q.s. to 6.0 mL.

How long do Supartz injections last?

How long does SUPARTZ FX last? Relief from knee pain and restoration of knee function can last up to 6 months after a course of treatment with SUPARTZ FX.

How many injections is Supartz?

SUPARTZ FX is administered by intra-articular injection once a week (1 week apart) for a total of 5 injections. Some patients may experience benefit with 3 injections given at weekly intervals.

Can gel shots make knees worse?

Avoid activities such as jogging, soccer, tennis, heavy lifting, or standing on your feet for a long time. Temporary pain or swelling in the knee joint may occur after receiving hyaluronic acid injection. Call your doctor if the pain or swelling in the knee persists or becomes worse after receiving this medicine.

How often can you have Supartz injections?

Supartz is usually given once every week for 3 to 5 weeks. Follow your doctor’s dosing instructions very carefully. To prevent pain and swelling, your doctor may recommend resting your knee or applying ice for a short time after your injection.

What is the cost of Supartz injections?

The cost for Supartz intra-articular solution (10 mg/mL) is around $327 for a supply of 2.5 milliliters, depending on the pharmacy you visit….Intra-Articular Solution.

Quantity Per unit Price
2.5 milliliters $130.66 $326.65