Orthovisc prescription drug informationTalk to your physician before using Orthovisc if you have an allergy to birds or bird products, feathers, or chicken or egg products.
Orthovisc is similar to synovial fluid, a substance that occurs naturally in the joints. Synovial fluid acts as a lubricant and shock absorber.
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Orthovisc drug abuse. Restriction.Talk to your physician before using Orthovisc if you have an allergy to birds or bird products, feathers, or chicken or egg products.
Orthovisc should not be used if there is an infection or skin disease at the site of injection.
Orthovisc - Drug treatmentOrthovisc is administered by a healthcare professional as an intra-articular (into the joint) injection.
Temporary pain or swelling of the affected joint may occur after injection of Orthovisc.
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Overdose OrthoviscAn overdose of Orthovisc is unlikely to threaten life. Contact your physician or seek emergency medical attention if an overdose of Orthovisc is suspected.
Food and drug administration OrthoviscAvoid strenuous activity or prolonged (longer than one hour) weight-bearing activity such as jogging, tennis, lifting weights, or standing for 48 hours following an injection, unless otherwise directed by your physician.
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Orthovisc side effects Notify your physician immediately if you experience a rare but serious allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of the throat; swelling of the lips, tongue, or face; or hives) to Orthovisc.
Other less serious side effects may also occur. Talk to your physician if you experience
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