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How much steroid(mg) should be given in a transforaminal diagnostic epidural steroid injection for a small adult?

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 40 years experience
Typical dosage is : 80 mg of depromedrol.
Dr. Boris Aronzon
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Drug name?: Depends what type of steroid was used and other factors, which your physician can answer.
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 17 years experience
Depends: Every doctor uses a specific dose of steroid. Generally its hard to say what dose until you meet and speak with the doc. Also they may use different steroids and they are all very different in dosages.

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