Triamcinolone Acetonide should be used cautiously in patients with ocular herpes simplex, nonspecific ulcerative colitis, active or latent peptic ulcer, renal insufficiency, hypertension, osteoporosis, Cushing’s syndrome, diabetes mellitus, congestive heart failure, chronic nephritis.
Adult: IM Allergic and inflammatory responses As acetonide: 20-80 mg. Hay fever As acetonide: 40-100 mg.
Intra-articular Inflammatory joint disease As acetonide: Smaller joints: 2.5-5 mg (up to 10 mg), larger joints: 5-15 mg (up to 40 mg). Max: 20-80 mg/treatment.
Children 6 to 12 years: initial dose is 40 mg. Adults and children over 12 years of age: initial dose is 60 mg. Dosage is usually adjusted within the range of 40 to 80 mg. For local areas, dose for adults is up to 10 mg for smaller areas and up to 40 mg for larger areas.