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Cortisone User Reviews & Ratings

Cortisone has an average rating of 7.3 out of 10 from a total of 7 reviews on Drugs.com. 67% of reviewers reported a positive experience, while 17% reported a negative experience.

  • Stacy...
  • Taken for less than 1 month
  • August 1, 2016

For Osteoarthritis "Pain is worse after 6 hrs. Here 4 days later pain is about an 8 on the pain scale. I've been trying to exercise the arm and neck but NO relief! From Wed at 1pm till Sun at 925pm I have slept about 12 total hrs in 4 days due to severe pain."

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  • Richard
  • Taken for less than 1 month
  • March 7, 2022

For Bursitis "Worked. One shot of cortisone into the shoulder bursa; the pain was gone within hours and lasted 10 years."

10 / 10
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  • Anonymous
  • Taken for 6 months to 1 year
  • December 9, 2021

For Bursitis "Relief after 3 days lasted 6 months with no pain and lasted 11 months before iI required it again"

10 / 10
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  • Anonymous
  • June 4, 2022

For Bursitis "I had a cortisone injection into shoulder and got no relief at all."

1 / 10
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  • Kango...
  • Taken for 5 to 10 years
  • April 29, 2022

Cortone Acetate (cortisone) for Adrenal Insufficiency "After increasing the dose I started to feel much better."

9 / 10
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  • Anonymous
  • October 30, 2011

For Dermatomyositis "I have not yet seen much changes in my disease, but I have had a lot of side effects from this medicine."

4 / 10
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  • Shoot
  • November 7, 2019

For Epicondylitis, Tennis Elbow "For my tennis elbow I had a Cortisone shot it is very effective for around 3 months, not painfully to receive shot, felt 20 yrs younger within minutes."

10 / 10
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