I had a cortisone shot in left knee on Friday, September 16, 2016. By Monday morning, September 19, 2016, I was vomiting and had a severe, severe migraine like I have never had in my entire life. I missed work for 2 days, had to see 2 doctors, and lost pay from work since we do not have sick days. The first doctor on Monday almost called 911 due to my condition. I lost a lot of work and money. I also lost a sense of safety. I don't know how long this poison will stay in my system or if I have long term problems that I will have to deal with later. By the way, my knee was already hurting, less than a week later. So not worth the torture I had to endure or lost hours from work.
Intramuscular (IM) Injection Procedure
It is optimal for an intramuscular injection to have in possession syringes without the tips (needles) already affixed to them. Preferably, the individual should have the hermetically sealed syringes (barrels) separate from the hermetically sealed needle tips. Although one can easily use syringes with the tips already affixed, it is slightly more complicated and adds an extra step or two into the process that otherwise would not be there. So, every individual should ensure to the best of their ability to have the syringe and needle tips separate. The following is a list of required items for intramuscular injections :