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Doctor insights on: Side Effects Of Cortisone Shots

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What are the side effects of lumbar steriod injections?

What are the side effects of lumbar steriod injections?

Minimal : Sometimes a rash or heat sensation can occur. If you have a significant case of diabetes, your glucose levels can be affected. Occasionally, a headache can occur or local back pain or pressure sensation from the injection. These all tend to resolve quickly. ...Read more

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Long term side effects of effects of anti allergics (zyrtec)?

Long term side effects of effects of anti allergics (zyrtec)?

None: There have been no reported long-term side effects from use of zyrtec (cetirizine) in a trial involving toddlers and children with eczema, who were treated with zyrtec (cetirizine) for for years daily, and then there was an extension out to six years of total treatment. ...Read more

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Common side effects of steroids?

Common side effects of steroids?

Side effects: Anabolic steroids have serious emotional and physical side effects and should not be used for any non-medical bodybuilding or weight gain. If prescribed for a medical problem you will need strict medical supervision. ...Read more

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What r side effects of inhaled steroids?

What r side effects of inhaled steroids?

Asthma inhalers: "trush" or oral yeast may occur when inhaled frequently. Brushing your teeth and tongue after inhaling will help to prevent this. ...Read more

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What are possible side effects of taking Depo-Provera shots?

What are possible side effects of taking Depo-Provera shots?

No periods +: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) can cause a cessation of menstruation, mood alterations such as depression and in patients weighing more than 220+ lbs a shortening of its effectiveness to less than the 3 months as indicated by the package insert from the manufacturer. ...Read more

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Side effect of azmacort (triamcinolone)?

Side effect of azmacort (triamcinolone)?

Azmacort (triamcinolone).: Hoarseness, dry mouth and throat, wheezing, cough, oral candidiasis, and facial edema. These side effects are uncommon but rinse your mouth out after using the product. ...Read more

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Side effects of oraboline?

Side effects of oraboline?

Steroid sideeffects: Oraboline is an anabolic steroid and has the same side effects as steroids. Furthermore, i dont know if its any longer available in the us. ...Read more

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Are there side effects from cortizone (hydrocortisone) shots other than steroid flare?

Are there side effects from cortizone (hydrocortisone) shots other than steroid flare?

Steroids effects: Steroids are very important in the treatment of multiple conditions. Cortisone and strides in general may alter the way blood sugar is metabolized (diabetes) . Long term use of steroids reduces calcium absorption causing brittle bones (osteoporosis). ...Read more

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What are the side effect of steriod kenacort-triamcinolone?

What are the side effect of steriod kenacort-triamcinolone?

Side effects kenacor: Increased appetite.Indigestion, loss of appetite, increased nervousness and restlessness.The serious side effects are blindness, burning and numbness at site of injection, a false sence of wekll being, hallucinations, severe depression and euphorea, mood swing and psycosis.The side effects depend on how long you use tramcinolone.Short term use does not have side effects but long term use has more. ...Read more

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

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

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. ...Read more

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What are the side effects on lipovite shots ?

What are the side effects on lipovite shots ?

Lipovite injections: Possible risks include pain at site, infection, bleeding and allergic reactions. Those with heart disease, abnormal heart beat or other heart problems should take special caution when using lipotropics as they can increase heart rate. Always consult a doctor before beginning any weight-loss program. Rare se include inflammatory bowel disease, ibs and GI issues with n/v, diarrhea. ...Read more

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Side effects of levocetrizine+montelukast?

Side effects of levocetrizine+montelukast?

Rare: Most of the side effects from levocetirizine is drowsiness (5% or so), montelukast is quite safe although a rare individual may complain of insomnia and even nightmare. ...Read more

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What are the negatives effects of cortizone (hydrocortisone) shots? I'm worried about side effects.

What are the negatives effects of cortizone (hydrocortisone) shots?  I'm worried about side effects.

Steroid side effects: Corticosteroids, whether by injection, iv, or oral administrationhave similar side effect, except that the im injection can cause localized muscle atrophy. Steroids side effect are generally cumulative, the more you get the greater the risk; fluid retention, weight gain, phsychosis, brittleness of bones, osteoporosis, increase risk of diabetes, adrenal suppression, increase infection and tumor. ...Read more

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What side effects are commonly associated with cortisone shots?

Not much: Rarely, the steroid crystals can cause a mild inflammatory response but this is brief. Repeated injections into the same area over a short period can rarely cause damage to the tissue or joint. ...Read more