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    Condition: Other
    6/19/2015 12:02:09 PM

    Reviewer: Stella, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Caregiver)

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    Current Rating: 1

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    Current Rating: 1

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    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Please be careful when doctor suggests injecting you with Depo Medrol. This steroid is not approved for epidural steroid injection in your spine whether it be for herniated discs or back pain. Physicians get paid quite a lot to administer this drug but it has caused many serious permanent side effects and even deaths. You tube the story of Jimmy Fickle, he is just one of the many cases/victim o ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    6/2/2015 7:21:05 PM

    Reviewer: Botsal, 35-44 Male (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    My doctor said this drug was to carry me over until the plaquenil kicked in (about a month). It's a simple, relatively painless shot in the gluteus max.

    Condition: Other
    3/7/2015 9:43:10 PM

    Reviewer: nothappy, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

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    Current Rating: 1

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    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    after the 1st shot I didn't feel too bad, however a month later after my second injection, I had terrible migraines, lasting over 2 weeks. I also have not had a period for over 2 months since getting the injections and have had terrible acne. I have herniated discs on C 5 and 6. I still have neck and shoulder pain so I will not be getting another injection. DID NOT work for me, too many negati ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    6/1/2014 4:16:05 PM

    Reviewer: Trying to Help, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

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    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    This drug is NOT approved for Epidural Steroid Injections. IF you search for reasons taking this treatment, it is NOT even an options. My doctor started an injection mill to profit from these injections. He had no real training and he just lined people up to inject in the same single way he was trained. IF you are thinking about these injections, make certain you question your doctor about the ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    4/10/2014 3:40:35 PM

    Reviewer: Inpain, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

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    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My symptoms: blurry vision, hip pain and poping noise,extreme increase in joint pain(burning joint pain), weakness in shoulder muscles,severe vertigo, insomnia, weakness, lethargy, upset stomach, heart pounding :I was in a car accident almost two years ago. I have gotten 4 rounds of 40mg. shots in my neck. I asked about the side effects and was told this was a harmless anti-inflamatory. TOTAL LI ... Show Full Comment

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