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Are the side effects the same for cortisone shots and pills?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
It depends: If the injectable cortisone is the type used to inject joints, it has little risk. If you mean im cortisone injections, it has comparable risks to the pills.

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