Yes, this is a temporary side effect.
I found this on the net:
"A potentially serious side-effect of cortisone injection, though rare, is infection. The best prevention is careful injection technique, with sterilization of the skin using iodine and/or alcohol.
Also, patients with diabetes may have a brief period of increase in their blood sugar which they should watch for closely.
By the same token, patients with blood pressure problems may have temporary aggravation of their hypertension."
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