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

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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