Aristocort Forte

Name: Aristocort Forte

Uses For Aristocort Forte

Triamcinolone injection is used to treat inflammation (swelling), allergic reactions, certain types of arthritis, gout, skin diseases, and many other medical problems. It is given to patients who are not able to take medicines by the mouth. This medicine is a corticosteroid (cortisone-like medicine or steroid).

This medicine is to be administered only by or under the immediate supervision of your doctor.

Usual Adult Dose for Synovitis

Initial:
8 mg to 16 mg orally per day. Alternatively, 3 mg to 48 mg IM per day, administered in equally divided doses every 12 hours.

Intra-articular and intrasynovial Injection:
5 mg to 40 mg once depending on the size of the joint. The average for the knee is 25 mg.

The maximum weekly dosage of triamcinolone diacetate is 75 mg.

Usual Adult Dose for Uveitis

Initial:
12 mg to 40 mg orally daily.

Usual Adult Dose for Chorioretinitis

Initial:
12 mg to 40 mg orally daily.

Usual Adult Dose for Berylliosis

Initial:
16 mg to 48 mg orally daily.

Usual Adult Dose for Erythroblastopenia

16 mg to 60 mg orally daily.

Usual Adult Dose for Thrombocytopenia Idiopathic

16 mg to 60 mg orally daily.

Usual Adult Dose for Asthma

Bronchial asthma:
8 mg to 16 mg orally daily.

2 inhalations (150 mcg) given 3 to 4 times a day. Alternatively, 4 inhalations (300 mcg) given twice daily. In patients with severe asthma, initial higher doses may be used (12 to 16 inhalations per day).

The maximum daily dosage should not exceed 16 inhalations (1200 mcg) .

Usual Adult Dose for Dermal Necrosis - Prophylaxis

Case Report (n=1) - Extravasation of chemotherapeutic agent:
Intralesional injection, 7 to 8 mL of 10 mg/mL concentration, once weekly for 2 weeks.

Dialysis

Data not available

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