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).

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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.

What are the long term side effects of cortizone (hydrocortisone) shots to the hip?

Tendons or. Ligaments getting calcified and rupture. As with any procedure, infection also a possibility.
Many. Elevated pressure in the eyes (glaucoma) fluid retention, causing swelling in your lower legs increased blood pressure mood swings weight gain, with fat deposits in your abdomen, face and the back of your neck when taking oral corticosteroids longer term, you may experience: clouding of the lens in one or both eyes (cataracts) high blood sugar.