What is Sedated spinal injections?

Category: Procedures

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See also: Medically induced coma

Epidural injections of steroids and/or local anaesthetic can provide short-term pain relief. A sedative may be offered to help relieve anxiety and ability to relax.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Degenerative disc disease 2 1
Arthritis pain in spine 1 0
Back pain 1 1
Bulging disc 1 0
Herniated disc 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Sedated spinal injections

Side effect Patients Percentage
Lethargy 1
Nausea 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 2
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