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Triamcinolone

Introduction

Name

  • Triamcinolone acetonide.

Class of drug

  • Corticosteroid.

Description

Storage requirements

  • Room temperature.

Uses

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Indications

  • Inflammation and related disorders.

Administration

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Pharmocokinetics

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs


The following drug interactions may/may not occur in horses.
  • Acetazolamide-increased risk of hypokalemia.
  • Antidiabetic drugs-antagonism of hypoglycemic effect.
  • Barbiturates, phenylbutazone, phenytoin-increased risk of potassium loss, increased corticosteroid metabolism.
  • Diuretics-antagonism of diuretic effect, increased risk of hypokalemia with loop and thiazide diuretics.
  • Metoclopramide-aggression.
  • NSAIDs-increased risk of gastrointestinal ulceration.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Derived fromThe Veterinary Formulary4th edn (1998) Bishop, Y (Ed.). British Veterinary Association and Royal Pharmaceutical Society.
  • Veterinary Pharmaceuticals and Biologicals11th edn (1999/2000). Veterinary Medical Publishing Group.

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