A 44-year-old female asked:
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how long does it take for depo-medrol to work it's magic on painful joints?

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Dr. Vijay Karia
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Depo-medrol: Pain response time varies somewhat between individuals. But time of onset is 6 to 48 hours and peak effect is 4 to 8 days by injection and 1 to 2 hours by mouth.
Answered on Dec 6, 2019
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It depend: Some patient lasting them one month, some patiet few days.
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