Trispan Contraindications





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Hypersensitivity to triamcinolone hexacetonide or to any of the excipients listed in Description.
TRISPAN must not be used in preterm or newborn infants, due to the benzyl alcohol content.
Intraarticular injections are contraindicated in cases of: Infections within or in the immediate vicinity of the joint to be treated; bacterial arthritis; instability of the joint to be treated; bleeding diathesis (spontaneous or caused by anticoagulants); periarticular calcification; non-vascularised osteonecrosis; tendon rupture; Charcot's joint.
Otherwise, there are no contraindications for short-term use in life-threatening indications. The anticipated success of therapy must be weighed against the possible undesirable effects.
In prolonged therapy: Gastrointestinal ulcers, severe osteoporosis, psychiatric history, acute viral infections (herpes zoster, herpes simplex, varicella), HBsAG-positive chronic active hepatitis, about 8 weeks before and up to 2 weeks after prophylactic vaccinations, systemic mycoses and parasitoses, poliomyelitis, lymphadenitis after BCG vaccination, narrow and open-angle glaucoma.
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