I recived a cortisone injection in my wrist after about an hour after I got the shot. I felt sick to my stomach, dizzy and my mouth tasted like metal. And the pain at the injection site hurt eminselllllllly. my doctor says this is normal. Is this normal?
10 Aug 2010
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most common side effects persist or become bothersome when using Cortisone:
Dizziness or lightheadedness; indigestion, could be the side effects of cortisone.
Please seek medical attention for conditions that you feel such as change in taste, feeling like metal taste in the mouth & specially pain at the injection site, the doc who prescribed the injection should be the best person to address this question & provide remedies, hope it helps, take care & be well!
3 Jul 2012
All I know is man I had 2 yesterday, in my feet and now I woke up in the middle of night throwing up. Sick to my stomach, and I never got this way before and the doc used more than normal this time..so yea I also believe u can feel sick from it..call doc I am today..
- Cortisone Information for Consumers
- Cortisone Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Cortisone (detailed)
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