Synvisc injection for osteoarthritis knee pain*
* specific diagnosis is for treatment of pain in osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee in patients who have failed to respond adequately to conservative nonpharmacologic therapy and simple analgesics, e.g., acetaminophen (Tylenol)
** Estimated copay. Synvisc is given in 3 weekly injections per course of treatment. The copay assumes 3 injections.
copay per treatment course**
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