What is Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injections?

Category: Procedures


Generic name: Epidural Steroid Injection

A transforaminal epidural steroid injection is an injection of long acting steroid into the opening (foramen) at the side of the spine where a nerve roots exits.

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Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injections

Side effect Patients
Migraine headaches 1


Based on patients currently taking Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injections

Dosage Patients
1 yearly 1
2mg as needed 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
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