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Aristocort

OVERDOSE

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.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Aristocort® Forte is contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to any components of this product.

Intramuscular corticosteriod preparations are contraindicated for idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.

Aristocort® Forte is contraindicated for intrathecal administration. Reports of severe medical events have been associated with this route of administration.

Arisotcort Forte is contraindicated for use in premature infants because the formulation contains benzyl alcohol (see WARNINGS and PRECAUTIONS: Pediatric Use).

Arisotcort Forte is contraindicated in systemic fungal infections, except when administered as an intraarticular injection for localized joint conditions (see WARNINGS: Infections: Fungal Infections).

Last reviewed on RxList: 7/18/2014
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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