Steroid Injection

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Drug Name Steroid Injection
Brand Name Depo-medrol® (methylprednisolone), Kenalog® (triamcinolone), Aristospan® (triamcinolone), Celestone Soluspan® (betamethasone)
Drug Type Corticosteroid
What types of arthritis are steroid injections used for?
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What is the typical dose and when do I take it?
How long will it take to work?
When should I not be given a steroid injection and call my doctor?
What are the side effects of steroid injections?
What helps to reduce side effects?
Do I need any monitoring if I have been given a steroid injection?