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Triamcinolone

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Introduction

Name

  • Triamcinolone acetonide.

Class of drug

  • Glucocorticoid.

Uses

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Indications

  • Used in the management of inflammatory arthritides and dermatoses.
  • Unsuitable for alternate day use because of its duration of activity.

Administration

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Pharmacokinetics

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

Potassium-depleting diuretics (frusemide, thiazides)

  • Hypokalemia may develop.

Insulin

  • Insulin requirements may increase in patients taking glucocorticoids Insulin.

Phenobarbital or phenytoin

  • Metabolism of corticosteroids may be enhanced.

with diagnostic tests

  • May increase urine glucose levels.
  • May decrease serum T3 and T4 values.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • BSAVA Small Animal Formulary. Ramsey I (2017) 9th edn. 
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