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Houma, LA
A 19-year-old male asked:

Does a steroid shot (depo-medrol) cause blood pressure increase? i had one yesterday and b/p is consistently running at 145/60.

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Dr. William Lages
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology 69 years experience
Yes: One of the side effects of large steroid doses is increase in blood pressure. With time it will gradually recede to normal for you.
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