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Steroids Injection Good Spinal Problem Depo Provera Medrol Lidocaine
Yes: Improvement is great diagnostic confirmation.Get a more detailed answer ›
Methylprednisolone (medrol) is a steroid. It's in the same family as Prednisone but is a bit more potent. Medrol is used to treat a variety of acute and chronic inflammatory conditions such as asthma, gout, and rheumatoid arthritis. Medrol like other steroids have many side effects especially if used long term. Common ones: weight gain, ...Read more
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
I just had a Depo-Medrol steroid shot for dermatitis 1 hour ago. I have SVT & my heart has been racing with palpitations since I got it. What do I do?
Quick relief: A trigger point can occur from many factors but it ends in a dysfunctional muscle fiber. The addition of Lidocaine or steroids to just the insertion of the needle into the muscle probable does not result in a better outcome. However the local anesthetic does result in immediate relief if not temporary. In my opinion steroids do not help in this situation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can having sp.Injections w/ lidocaine, Depo-Provera medrol, isovue contrast dye affect a drug urinalysis ?
No: This will not affect drug screens.Get a more detailed answer ›
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: Depends on many factors: the patient, the location, the amount and the placement are among the many variables. ...Read more
Imflamation in shoulder and arm muscles for 10 months, Doing a Depo-Medrol injection in shoulders what's my next step if no sucess with injections.
Physical therapy: Intense physical therapy is the next step. That may sound like it would hurt more than help, but nothing is further from the truth. A properly supervised therapy program including stretching, range of motion, heat or ultrasound therapy and strengthening may be more curative long term than the shots anyway. Occasionally, surgery is needed if nothing else is helping. ...Read more