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how to flush out depo medrol out of your system

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Depo medrol (methylprednisolone): For what condition? and where was it injected? Discuss with your doctor. Blood flow to an area,exercise, metabolism, other medications are factor ... Read More
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Results vary: You did not really say where you had the injection or what it was for but results with steroid injections vary. If it was an intramuscular injection t ... Read More

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: But they are often used the same way by different practitioners.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Depends on what for!: It truly depends on what you are injecting it for. Some joints injections last long time. Carpal rtunnel, months. Nerve block, may be years if first ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irregular bleeding: Headaches, mood disturbances, weight gain (about 5 lbs.), transient/reversible hair loss, transient/reversible bone mineral density loss, etc...
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irregular bleeding: Headaches, mood disturbances, weight gain (about 5 lbs.), transient/reversible hair loss, transient/reversible bone mineral density loss, etc...
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Depo medrol (methylprednisolone): Depends on many factors: the patient, the location, the amount and the placement are among the many variables.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
It depends: It depends on the specific area inflamed and the cause of the inflammation. What did the MRI show? Have you tried physical therapy?
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience Family Medicine
Same drugs: When used in short courses(a week or so ) the side effects of insomnia, agitation, or fluid retention are usually tolerable.Longer use opens a "pandor ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes.: But best used with xylocaine (lidocaine) simultaneously.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Just a shot: Getting a shot is never pleasant but all of us have had shots before. Kids get vaccine shots all the time and do fine. An IM shot would not be given t ... Read More

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