Jump to content
  • Sign Up
0
TiaMichi2

Are Depomedrol, Lidocine, Marcaine, And Versed Injectables Gluten-Free

Rate this topic

Recommended Posts

I am about to have a Thoracic Nerve Root Block, (basically an Epidural) where they will inject a Corticosteroid called Depomedrol, and Lidocaine or Marcaine on the never to stop the pain; I will be sedated first via IV with Versed, and I am wondering if anyone out there can tell me if these medications have gluten in them.

I have been searching the web and have not been able to find any information on them. :blink:

Will appreciate the help, thanks!!!!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

They should be but if in doubt call the doctors office and find out the company that makes them and then enter the name and the words contact info in a search engine to find out how to contact them and then call. In my limited, non professional experience most injectables if not all are safe.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Injectables do not have gluten.

richard

  • Upvote 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I just had a surgery on my hand yesterday and was injected with Lidocaine. I got no bad reaction at all..except I wish it hadn't worn off. Ouch!

I don't think you should have any problems with the others either? Be sure to ask.

  • Upvote 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I've had my share of injections... Never any problems, but it never hurts to mention Celiac to the doc.

  • Upvote 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

They should be but if in doubt call the doctors office and find out the company that makes them and then enter the name and the words contact info in a search engine to find out how to contact them and then call. In my limited, non professional experience most injectables if not all are safe.

Thanks I will do that, just to make sure!!!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I am the worst cook and last year I made my own stuffing which was pretty darn good. Was so proud I tried it again for Christmas,

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Every single expert I've ever read or talked to agrees -- injectables without exception do NOT have gluten. There's no need for concern.

richard

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
0

×