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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.


Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

Intramuscular corticosteroid preparations are contraindicated for idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.

Cerebral Malaria

Corticosteroids should not be used in cerebral malaria.


TRIVARIS™ (triamcinolone acetonide injectable suspension) 80 mg/mL is contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to triamcinolone or any components of this product.

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 7/8/2008


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