Unless considered life saving, systemic administration of corticosteroids is contraindicated in patients with peptic, gastric and duodenal ulcers, osteoporosis, psychoses, or severe psychoneuroses. Corticosteroids are contraindicated in patients with severe systemic or fungal infections and certain viral infections (e.g. varicella / chickenpox and herpes genitalis infections) in the absence of specific treatment. lntra-muscular corticosteroid preparations are contraindicated for idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP). lt is also contraindicated in patients with glaucoma and known hypersensitivity to components of this product.