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FDA Warns of Epidural Corticosteroid Injection Risks

FDA warns of eipdural corticosteroid injection riskThe United States Federal Food and Drug Administration recently issued a warning regarding epidural corticosteroid injections and the risk of serious adverse medical events. Corticosteroids are a class of synthetic drugs that are used to reduce inflammation and are often used in pain-management situations. The procedure at issue involves injecting these drugs into the epidural space, the area around the spinal cord. While the FDA has never approved the ...

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