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Condition: Other
11/24/2013 6:43:51 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
After 12 years of medication, acupunture, yoga, gluten free, etc etc etc this injection was the ONLY thing to help with my chronic pain. Four days after the painless shot I wake up feeling full of life and pain free. This does not last more than a couple of weeks, but saves me when when the weather changes or the monsoons come in (I live in AZ). I have had two injections 4 months apart with NO ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
11/19/2013 12:10:03 PM

Reviewer: blesdib, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Once a year for three years I received a Kenalog shot for severe allergies, the allergies are in check during the height of the pollen season, but I have noticed a divot in my hip where the fat and muscle are GONE! This drug destroys all muscle and fatty tissue at injection site, NOT GOOD!! I have also begun to realize that the hip issues I am experiencing are coming from the Kenalog! I am a r ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
10/8/2013 11:28:08 AM

Reviewer: patty, 55-64 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had injections in three different spots for piriformis syndrome 11 days ago. I have been in bed extremely ill since due to the following side-effects all which have been severe: insomnia, extreme sweating and flushing, vomiting, extreme weight loss, muscle weakness, fatigue, blistering on scalp and acne on face, extreme exacerbation of vertigo, extremely edgy, stomach constantly churning/bubblin ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
10/1/2013 4:23:43 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Horrible reaction to these injections. Depression, insomnia, pain all over. For more reviews see these links: http://www.askapatient.com/viewrati ng.asp?drug=14901&name=KENALOG%2D40&PerPa ge=60&sort=satisfaction&order=1 ht tp://orthopedics.about.com/b/2008/10/11/side-effe cts-of-cortisone-shots.htm

Condition: Other
9/19/2013 4:39:22 PM

Reviewer: sara, 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:
Side effects too numerous to list, include insomnia, depression, hair loss, severe cramping, nerve pain all over, blurred vision, 8 months of menstrual bleeding, debilitating fatigue, skin thinning and peeling, digestive problems. Injection docs didn't warm about possibility of severe side effects when I specifically inquired and failed to acknowledge connection between injections and side eff ... Show Full Comment

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