Posted 9/9/2008 4:10 PM (GMT -8)
Gotta couple of questions, hoping to get some answers.
I just got a whopper of a depo-medrol shot for a severe case of hives and an allergic rash. In my haste to leave the doctors office, I forgot to ask a few things.
My doctor told me this will "run" around my system for about 3 weeks. Will this give me the same side effects as prednisone, i.e. sleeplessness, mood swings and all that? I'm not a fan of these types of med's (who is anyway), especially since I have spondylitis, but I'm absolutely miserable and this stuff isn't going away.
Anything I should worry about? It's been 1-1/2 hours since the injection and I'm fine, but he said it would take about 24 hours to kick in. Can I still take my ibuprofen?
Thanks in advance for any information.