Medication And Injections

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Soma (Carisoprodol) - Oral

Carisoprodol is an oral muscle relaxer used to relieve discomfort from painful, acute musculoskeletal conditions in adults. Additional Content Provided and Reviewed by IBM Micromedex What Is Soma? Soma (carisoprodol) is an oral prescription...

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How Long Does It Take a Cortisone Shot to Work?

How long after a cortisone shot can you expect the medication to take effect? It usually takes a few days, but in some cases, it may be sooner. Cortisone injections are a commonly used treatment for conditions ranging from arthritis to tendonitis....

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How Many Cortisone Shots Can You Have?

Cortisone injections are used in treating orthopedic conditions. Learn about the limit to the number of cortisone injections a patient can have. Cortisone injections are commonly used by orthopedic surgeons and other doctors as a treatment for...

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What Is HGH?

Human growth hormone (HGH), also known as somatotropin, is a naturally occurring peptide hormone secreted by the pituitary gland. Human growth hormone (HGH), also known as somatotropin, is a naturally occurring peptide hormone secreted by the...

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What You Need to Know About Fludrocortisone

Learn about fludrocortisone, a medication used to treat Addison’s disease, low blood pressure, and orthostatic intolerance issues. Fludrocortisone, also known by the brand name Florinef, is a synthetic corticosteroid, which assists your body in...

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Iontophoresis Medications Used in Physical Therapy

The medications used during iontophoresis depend on the goals of your treatment. Get info on the different uses for commonly administered medications. Iontophoresis, a type of electrical stimulation that is used to administer specific medication...

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Are Cortisone Injections Bad for You?

Cortisone injections are used for many orthopedic problems. Find out if cortisone injections are safe or harmful. Cortisone injections are among the most commonly used treatments in orthopedics. Cortisone is a powerful anti-inflammatory medication...

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Do Cortisone Injections Hurt?

Cortisone injections are common, and other medications may be used as well. Do these injections hurt? How painful is a cortisone injection? Cortisone is a commonly used medication to treat a variety of orthopedic conditions. The medication is a...

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Cortisone Injections in Diabetics

Cortisone injections are used for the treatment of tendonitis, bursitis, and arthritis, but may have possible side-effects with diabetes patients. Cortisone injections are commonly used to treat a variety of orthopedic conditions. People with...

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