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Treatment of acute overdosage is by supportive and symptomatic therapy. For chronic overdosage in the face of severe disease requiring continuous steroid therapy, the dosage of the corticosteroid may be reduced only temporarily, or alternate day treatment may be introduced.
Aristocort® Forte (triamcinolone diacetate injectable suspension) is contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to any components of this product.
Intramuscular corticosteriod preparations are contraindicated for idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.
Arisotcort Forte is contraindicated in systemic fungal infections, except when administered as an intra-articular injection for localized joint conditions (see WARNINGS, Infections, Fungal Infections)
Last reviewed on RxList: 2/18/2010
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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