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Depo-Medrol injection

Side Effects

List Depo-Medrol injection side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with Depo-Medrol injection:

Common side effects of Depo-Medrol injection:

  • InfectionSevere
  • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
  • Conditions of Excess Stomach Acid SecretionLess Severe
  • High Blood SugarLess Severe
  • Increased HungerLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of Depo-Medrol injection:

  • Bleeding of the Stomach or IntestinesSevere
  • Cushing's SyndromeSevere
  • DiabetesSevere
  • Impaired Wound HealingSevere
  • Low Amount of Potassium in the BloodSevere
  • OsteoporosisSevere
  • High Amount of Sodium in the BloodLess Severe
  • Irregular PeriodsLess Severe
  • Not Feeling WellLess Severe
  • Water RetentionLess Severe

Rare side effects of Depo-Medrol injection:

  • Abnormal Heart RhythmSevere
  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
  • AcneSevere
  • Blood Clot in VeinSevere
  • Broken BoneSevere
  • CataractsSevere
  • Chronic Heart FailureSevere
  • ConfusedSevere
  • DepressionSevere
  • Disease of the NervesSevere
  • Disorder involving Personality ChangesSevere
  • Enlarged LiverSevere
  • Excessive SweatingSevere
  • Eye InfectionSevere
  • False Sense of Well-BeingSevere
  • Fat EmbolismSevere
  • Feeling FaintSevere
  • Fluid in the LungsSevere
  • Giant HivesSevere
  • Head PainSevere
  • Hemorrhage of Blood Under the SkinSevere
  • HepatitisSevere
  • High Blood PressureSevere
  • HivesSevere
  • Increased Pressure in EyesSevere
  • Increased Pressure in the EyeSevere
  • Infection at Site where Medical Treatment was PerformedSevere
  • Infection caused by a FungusSevere
  • Inflammation of Skin caused by an AllergySevere
  • Insufficiency of the Hypothalamus and Pituitary GlandSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • Mental DisturbanceSevere
  • Muscle ProblemsSevere
  • Muscle WeaknessSevere
  • Numbness and TinglingSevere
  • Obstruction of a Blood Vessel by a Blood ClotSevere
  • PancreatitisSevere
  • Pseudotumor CerebriSevere
  • RashSevere
  • SeizuresSevere
  • Sensation of Spinning or WhirlingSevere
  • Signs and Symptoms at Injection SiteSevere
  • Swelling of the AbdomenSevere
  • Temporary Redness of Face and NeckSevere
  • Thin Fragile SkinSevere
  • Ulcer from Stomach AcidSevere
  • VasculitisSevere
  • Weight GainSevere
  • Decreased Pigmentation of SkinLess Severe
  • Dry SkinLess Severe
  • Excessive HairinessLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Genital ItchingLess Severe
  • HiccupsLess Severe
  • Low Sperm CountLess Severe
  • Mood ChangesLess Severe
  • Muscle PainLess Severe
  • Puffy Face from Water RetentionLess Severe
  • Redness of SkinLess Severe
  • Small Reddish-Purplish Pin-Point Sized Spots on the SkinLess Severe
  • Visible Water RetentionLess Severe

Selected from data included with permission and copyrighted by First Databank, Inc. This copyrighted material has been downloaded from a licensed data provider and is not for distribution, expect as may be authorized by the applicable terms of use.

CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.

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