... this be related? Could diuresis 3 nights after cortisone shot and insomnia for 3 nights after the shot be a side effect of the cortisone?
Yes, the steroid can cause restlessness, headache sweating, insomnia, psychotic behavior, euphoria, vertigo, increased appetite, fluid retention, GI irritation, nausea, heart arrhythmias, hypertension, hyperglycemia and host of other side effects. This should begin to subside as the drug is metabolized. If the effecs are very troublesome, notify the healthcare provider who did the injection.
- Cortisone Information for Consumers
- Cortisone Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Cortisone (detailed)
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