V-Nolone 10

V-Nolone 10

triamcinolone acetonide

Manufacturer:

Vesco Pharma

Distributor:

Vesco Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Triamcinolone acetonide
Indications/Uses
Inflammation of joints, bursae & tendon sheaths, keloids, lupus erythematosus.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Small joints 2.5-5 mg. Large joints 5-15 mg.
Contraindications
Systemic fungal infection, unstable or infected joints. Lactation.
Special Precautions
Intercurrent infection, defer immunization, hypothyroidism, cirrhosis (enhance effect), active or latent TB, ocular herpes simplex, GI disorders susceptible to hemorrhage, renal insufficiency, HTN, cardiac failure, diabetes, osteoporosis, thromboembolic disorders, glaucoma, myasthenia gravis. Pregnancy.
Adverse Reactions
Temporary local atrophy. IA: Post-inj flare, pigmentation changes, sterile abscess, Charcot-like arthropathy. Systematically: Na & fluid retention, peptic ulcer w/ possible perforation, decreased carbohydrate tolerance, impaired wound healing, thin fragile skin, purpura, striae, muscle weakness steroid myopathy, osteoporosis, aseptic necrosis, cataracts, increased intraocular or intracranial pressure, protein catabolism, Cushingoid state, growth retardation, aggravation of preexisting psychiatric conditions.
Drug Interactions
Efficacy may be reduced by phenytoin, phenobarb, rifampicin. Corticosteroids may reduce the effects of diuretics, hypoglycemics, anticholinesterases, salicylates.
ATC Classification
H02AB08 - triamcinolone ; Belongs to the class of glucocorticoids. Used in systemic corticosteroid preparations.
Presentation/Packing
Form
V-Nolone 10 powd for inj 10 mg/mL
Packing/Price
5 mL x 1's
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