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3/7/2015 9:43:10 PM

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

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Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

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Current Rating: 1

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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)

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Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

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Current Rating: 1

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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)

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Current Rating: 1

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Current Rating: 1

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Current Rating: 1

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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

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