What is Cervical Epidural?

Category: Procedures

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An epidural injection places anti-inflammatory medicine into the epidural space to decrease inflammation of the nerve roots, hopefully reducing the pain in the neck, shoulders and arms.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Neck pain 11 3
Pain 6 3
Back pain 1 1
Bulging disc 1 0
Cervical radiculopathy 1 1

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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
Severe
1
Moderate
0
Mild
1
None
8

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Cervical Epidural

Side effect Patients
Headaches 1
None 1
Pain 1
Steroid-induced myopathy 1
Weight gain 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently having Cervical Epidural

Dosage Patients
every 3 months 2
as needed 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 6
Usually 0
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 3
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 7
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