Aristospan Injection 5
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Aristospan 5 mg
(triamcinolone hexacetonide) Injectable Suspension, USP 5 mg/mL PARENTERAL
NOT FOR USE IN NEWBORNS
FOR INTRALESIONAL ADMINISTRATION
NOT FOR INTRAVENOUS USE
A sterile suspension containing 5 mg/mL of micronized triamcinolone hexacetonide in the following inactive ingredients:
|Polysorbate 80||0.20% w/v|
|Sorbitol Solution USP||50.00% w/v|
|Water for Injection qs ad||100.00% V|
|Hydrochloric Acid and Sodium Hydroxide, if required, to adjust pH to||4.0-8.0|
|Benzyl Alcohol||0.90% w/v|
Chemically triamcinolone hexacetonide USP is 9α-Fluoro-11β,16α, 17,21-tetrahydroxypregna-1,4-diene3,20-dione cyclic 16,17-acetal with acetone 21-(3,3-dimethylbutyrate). The molecular weight is 532.65. The structural formula is:
The hexacetonide ester of the glucocorticoid triamcinolone is relatively insoluble (0.0002% at 25°C in water).
What are the possible side effects of triamcinolone injection?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
- fast, slow, or uneven heart rate;
- feeling short of breath, even with mild exertion;
- swelling, rapid weight gain;
- dangerously high blood pressure (severe headache, buzzing in your ears, anxiety, confusion, chest pain);
- problems with your vision;
- eye swelling, redness, discomfort, or drainage (may be...
Last reviewed on RxList: 8/1/2014
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