4.1 Therapeutic indications
Depo-Medrone may be used locally or systemically, particularly where oral therapy is not feasible.
Depo-Medrone may be used by any of the following routes: intramuscular, intra-articular, periarticular, intrabursal, intralesional or into the tendon sheath. It must not be used by the intrathecal or intravenous routes (see section 4.3 and section 4.8).
1. Rheumatic disorders
2. Collagen diseases/arteritis
Systemic lupus erythematosus
3. Dermatological diseases
Severe erythema multiforme (Stevens-Johnson syndrome)
4. Allergic states
Drug hypersensitivity reactions
5. Gastro intestinal diseases
6. Respiratory diseases
Fulminating or disseminated tuberculosis (with appropriate antituberculous chemotherapy)
Aspiration of gastric contents
TB meningitis (with appropriate antituberculous chemotherapy)
Osteo-arthritis with an inflammatory component
Soft tissue administration (intrabursal, periarticular, into tendon sheath):
Synovitis not associated with infection
Localized lichen planus
Localized lichen simplex
Discoid lupus erythematosus
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