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Medicine For Depomedrol Allergy
Had depo-medrol steroid injection on19th for allergies.had shoulder surgery 3 weeks ago. Which painkillers are safe to take?Hydrocodone/acetaminophen?
None interact with: injection, which is a small amount of drug in one spot and not everywhere. Frankly, the slight risk is the meloxicam (aspirin like drugs potentially increasing the bleeding risk of the injection). then there are separate issues about the safety of narcotics/tylenol/etc cannot say in your particular case, but generally, safe. ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Many: These are corticosteroids. With most medications, there are possible side effects; with these steroids, they are guaranteed. It is only a matter of which ones will occur. From osteoporosis, bone fracture, skin tearing, death. They can be critical to preserve life, but should be used with careful consideration, as to whether other safer medications would be more appropriate. ...Read more
Depends on what for!: It truly depends on what you are injecting it for. Some joints injections last long time. Carpal rtunnel, months. Nerve block, may be years if first successful. Can't really say unless specific problem is stated. ...Read more
I had a depo-Medrol injection two weeks ago. I did really well the week. Now doesn't seem to be helping.I thought it stayed in your system for 6 wks?
Results vary: You did not really say where you had the injection or what it was for but results with steroid injections vary. If it was an intramuscular injection to calm down your asthma then it would only be expected to last for a week or two. If it was a joint injection for arthritis then it could relieve the pain for up to 3 months. Even this is variable and people have different results. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depo medrol (methylprednisolone): Depends on many factors: the patient, the location, the amount and the placement are among the many variables. ...Read more
Got depo medrol shot almost near top of shoulder, it bled. Very painful,hard to move arm. Feels like I have a big knot. What do I do? What happened?
Pain after shot.: May have pierced blood vessel. Show to you Dr in AM if not better. ...Read more
Will a 120mg 3ml Depo Medrol IM shot in the buttocks be painful? Will it be given with my briefs under the gown,or without my briefs under the gown?
Just a shot: Getting a shot is never pleasant but all of us have had shots before. Kids get vaccine shots all the time and do fine. An IM shot would not be given through clothes as that would not be sterile. ...Read more
I had a depo-medrol shot a week ago for bronchitis. Can I get a flu shot? Or do I need to wait. Thanks!
Depends: If the flu is already active in your area, a shot may be the best thing you can do right now to reduce your risk. However, it is likely not to give you the best protection since the steroid interferes with immune function. I usually wait 30 days or just repeat the flu shot then to give the best protection. ...Read more
Can you gain weight with only one shot of depo-medrol for rheumatoid arthritis? How long does it last in the body?
The nurse hit a vein when she gave me 15mg DEPO yes DEPO Medrol (methylprednisolone). Do I need 2 worry? She said it would be okay. I did research Im worried! Will I b ok?
You will be fine: There is no issue.Get a more detailed answer ›
Was given depo medrol (methylprednisolone) shot today and supposed to stop taking anti inflammatory 2 weeks prior to surgery. Do I have to postpone now? Surgery 2 1/2 away
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. ...Read more
40mg injection depo medrol in ankle today. How long until pain/swelling from injection subsides and positive side affects/inflammation improvement?
A day or so: The swelling from the injection depends on how the injection was given and what the volume of the injected medication is. Steroid starts to work in about 6 hours but the optimal effect is not achieved until about 36-48 hours after. . ...Read more
Yes: Yes. This is a temporary side effect. ...Read more