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What to know about cortisone shots

May 22, 2021

From the Medical News Today website

Cortisone shots are a type of steroid injection. Cortisone shots can be effective in treating a wide variety of conditions, but they can have adverse effects. 

These shots consist of a synthetic version of the cortisone hormone that a person’s adrenal glands produce. Doctors use them to treat a wide variety of conditions, including autoimmune disorders and inflammatory diseases.

However, cortisone shots are not suitable for everyone. They can sometimes cause unwanted adverse effects and may interact with other medications.

In this article, we discuss cortisone shots in more detail, including what they are, how doctors administer them, and their uses. We also cover the side effects and other health risks of cortisone shots.

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