How to apply "Diprospan"

"Diprospan" is prescribed for diseases of the musculoskeletal system and soft tissue, osteoarthritis, bursitis, epicondylitis, rheumatoid arthritis, sciatica, lumbago, fasciitis, foot disorders. Also it is used in allergic diseases: rhinitis, bronchitis, hay fever, asthma, serum sickness, drug Allergy, reaction to insect bites. The drug is used in dermatological diseases: neurodermatitis, nummular eczema, atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, lichen planus, urticaria, photodermatitis pronounced, pemphigus, dermatitis parasympaticus. The tool is also prescribed for systemic diseases of connective tissues, insufficiency of the adrenal cortex.

"Diprospan" is produced in the form of a solution or suspension for injection. The drug is administered intramuscularly, intradermally, intra-articular. Also perform periarticularly injections (around the joint). The solution cannot be administered intravenously. Intramuscular "Diprospan" appoint 1-2 ml of 1 R in 2-4 weeks. Intraarticular and periarticular injections at the following doses: in metacarpophalangeal, interphalangeal, sternoclavicular joint – a 0,25-5 ml, in the elbow, wrist – 0.5-1 ml, knee, shoulder ankle – 1 ml, hip – 1-2 ml. using the drug intradermally not exceed 1 ml that should be administered 1 R per week.

Side effects, contraindications "Diprospan"

A single use of "Diprospan" or a short course of treatment does not cause significant side effects. In case of prolonged use of the drug may cause intensification of the process of excretion of calcium and potassium, hypernatremia, tissue retention of fluid, increasing of body mass, chronic heart failure, increase in blood pressure, metabolic disorders in muscle, osteoporosis, long bone fractures, muscle weakness, tendon rupture, aseptic necrosis of the femoral head and humerus, pancreatitis, flatulence, erosivno-azwenne shock syndrome, impaired healing, dizziness, headache, insomnia, depression, steroid diabetes mellitus, menstrual irregularities, glaucoma, cataracts, allergic reactions.

"Diprospan" contraindicated in systemic fungal infections, hypersensitivity to the agent. Can't do injections in infected surface in the intervertebral space. In the treatment of infectious arthritis and unstable joints can not enter the intra-articular means. Be used with caution "Diprospan" cirrhosis, ulcers in the digestive tract, osteoporosis, renal disease, chickenpox, hypertension, diabetes, thrombophlebitis.