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Condition: Other
11/29/2011 11:43:24 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
my husband got a shot of this in his face and he lost all feeling and it looks like hes had a stroke and its been 3 weeks since injection. i would not recommend this product at all!

Condition: Other
5/2/2011 1:14:44 PM

Reviewer: TOPITA, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
VERY DANGEROUS! YOU CAN LOSE VISION, DEVELOP METABOLISM, CARDIAC AND ENDOCRINE ISSUES!!! DOCTORS ARE IRRESPONSIBLY ADMINISTERING THIS DRUG!!!

Condition: Other
5/2/2011 12:51:35 PM

Reviewer: ettucat, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Had pain in hip for almost 1 year. Doctor said I had bone spurs from osteoarthritis. Was prescribed a 40mg be given directly into hip joint by a radiologist. It works fairly well, and I much more mobile. However, my one side effect has been ringing in my ears....sounds like a bunch of locusts. I am considering a hip joint "resurfacing," rather than too many shots of Depo Medrol. I unders ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
2/3/2011 10:04:02 AM

Reviewer: kv, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Be very cautious about using this drug! I had this drug administerred as an ESI for lower back pain relief. Although I did experience relief from back pain, I had sufferred a complete failure of my right-hip which was diagnosed with Avascular Necrosis shortly after my Depo-Medrol treatments. I had no history if hip pain or problems prior to this. The end-result is that I had to have a total hi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
11/20/2010 1:55:35 PM

Reviewer: Olive, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have arthritis is my lower back and hips. I've been getting Depo Medrol injections now for 5 years. Dosage is 40mg once every 12 weeks. They have been wonderful for me. For the first few days after I get the injection, I do get a little rapid heart beat, and a bit of indigestion for a few days but nothing to be alarmed about. It does go away as the medicine works. I get a good 8 weeks relief ... Show Full Comment

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