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Depo-Medrone with Lidocaine

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Last updated: 06 May 2020
Published: 20 Jul 2021

4.1 Therapeutic indications

Corticosteroid (glucocorticoid). Depo-Medrone with Lidocaine is indicated in conditions requiring a glucocorticoid effect: e.g. anti-inflammatory or anti-rheumatic. It is recommended for local use where the added anaesthetic effect would be considered advantageous.

Depo-Medrone with Lidocaine may be used as follows:

Intra-articular administration

Rheumatoid arthritis

Osteo-arthritis with an inflammatory component

Periarticular administration


Intrabursal administration

Subacromial bursitis

Prepatellar bursitis

Olecranon bursitis

Tendon sheath administration




Therapy with Depo-Medrone with Lidocaine does not obviate the need for the conventional measures usually employed. Although this method of treatment will ameliorate symptoms, it is in no sense a cure and the hormone has no effect on the cause of the inflammation.

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