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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Depo-Medrol inj.

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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

Satisfaction

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

Condition: Other
12/4/2013 8:36:31 AM

Reviewer: kissis46@aol.com, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

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my spine doc was injecting this into my spine for inflamation. i was told it wasn't supposed to be injected into spine. it worked to take pain away but i didnt know thats what he was injecting. he was just arrested.

Condition: Other
10/29/2013 7:39:32 PM

Reviewer: MaxSilverHammer, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

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I am a military veteran who has been chronically ill since 2006. This happened within 2 weeks of arriving on Guam and the doctor have no idea why. My entire body is in pain 24/7. I get eye socket migraines. I have chronic, painful edema (swelling) and pitting edema from my knees down. The doctors kept trying to feed me one narcotic after another, none of which worked. One day, my pain d ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
7/26/2012 4:35:57 PM

Reviewer: NEVER AGAIN!, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Just one trigger point injection of 20 mg. depo-medrol 4 months ago resulted in numerous side effects. The menstrual irregularities, red face and chest and extreme insomnia have subsided, but the pain in arms, hands, legs and feet persists and isn't letting up at all. I was told by my doctor that this was merely a "pediatric" dose and harmless. Found out later the proper dosage for d ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
4/24/2012 9:47:10 PM

Reviewer: AbigailB, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have received injections every three months for the last 1.5 years due to chronic back pain from a car accident. The injections are, at first, very painful, and it can take up to 6 days for me to fully recover, but within a week or two I feel perfectly fine! With these injections I am able to retain full range of motion with very limited back pain. Unfortunately, I do have to go through this sam ... Show Full Comment

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