What is Occipital Nerve Block?

Category: Procedures

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An occipital nerve block is an injection of a steroid or other medication around the greater and lesser occipital nerves that are located on the back of the head just above the neck area.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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Severe
0
Moderate
3
Mild
0
None
3

Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Occipital Nerve Block

High blood pressure increased 1
Migraine 1
Nausea 1
Numbness in face 1
Rebound headaches 1
Sweating excessive 1

Show all 7 reported side effects

Dosages

Adherence
Always
4 67%
Usually
0 0%
Sometimes
2 33%
Never
0 0%
Burden
Very
0 0%
Somewhat
2 33%
A little
3 50%
Not at all
1 17%
Cost per month
$200+
1 50%
$100-199
1 50%
$50-99
0 0%
$25-49
0 0%
< $25
0 0%
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