10.1.2 Corticosteroids

Guidance from the British Society of Rheumatology for the management of musculoskeletal and rheumatic conditions with corticosteroids during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic can be found here

10.1.2.1 Systemic corticosteroids

Systemic corticosteroids see section 6.3 Corticosteroids.

10.1.2.2 Local corticosteroid injections

Methylprednisolone acetate
  • Injection 40mg/ml (£3.44 = 1ml vial)
  • Injection 40mg plus lidocaine 10mg/ml (£3.94 = 1ml vial)
Triamcinolone acetonide
  • Intra-articular / Intradermal 50mg/5ml suspension for injection vials (£3.61 = 5 x 1ml or individually cartoned multidose vials of 5ml)
  • Intra-articular / Intramuscular 40mg/1ml suspension for injection vials (£1.49 = 1ml vial)

 

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