U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Kingsville, TX
A 38-year-old female asked:

How long does it take for depo-medrol to work it's magic on painful joints?

1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Vijay Karia
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
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.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Oct 12, 2020


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.