Leg cramps from steroid shots?

Possibly. High doses of Hydrocortisone et al. May be associated with lowered serum calcium, potassium, & magnesium levels, which may lead to leg cramps. The condition is usually self-limiting & requires no treatment (unless the steroid is continued). However, mineral supplementation (calcium citrate, potassium citrate, magnesium) may ease the discomfort.
Unlikely. Steroid shots are used for a variety of maladies including joint problems, allergic reaction, breathing problems, etc. And it is unlikely that leg cramps is an adverse reaction from the shot.

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Is it common to experience leg cramps several days after an epidural steroid injection (i had mine on Tuesday, it is now sunday)?

If the nerve roots. Very sendig6, ,U can expect some increased symptoms after an injection. Usually U have immediate effect due 2 the numbing medx used, but it is a short paeoid of time. Then the steroids can initially B irritating, so U may have a period of time when the irritating steroid6 & the preservative cause an increase in symptoms. After a few days U then get better. If not 1=it is not going 23help, . Read more...
Anesthesia including. epidural is not without any complication but it should not be so late after injection. The cramps may be not due to the epidural but the cause of the medical problem which required epidural steroid injection. Check with your doctor. Read more...