5 patient evaluations for Cortisone Injection

Nov 21, 2013 (Started May 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for joint pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for rotator cuff pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: worked well the first week or so but then the pain started to come back

May 22, 2013 (Started May 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for rotator cuff pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for joint pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: The day right after the injection was bad. My shoulder and arm hurt a lot but after that the pain was gone. The pain is slowly coming back but still is not as bad as it was.

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Apr 18, 2012 (Started Mar 08, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in lower back)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for pain in leg(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Monthly
Advice & Tips: I had the cortisone shot about a month apart in lower spine for L4 and L5, and didn't really help, so we decided to quit them. Besides they are expensive.
Cost: $200+ monthly

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Aug 8, 2009 (Started Aug 07, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Left shoulder locked)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

Aug 7, 2009 (Started Aug 07, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Left shoulder locked)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

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