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Cynocort (Triamcinolone Acetonide BP)

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Cynocort (Triamcinolone Acetonide BP)

  2. 2. PRODUCT PROFILE Brand name: CYNOCORT Generic name: Triamcinolone Acetonide Pharmacologic class: Synthetic corticosteroid Therapeutic class: Anti-inflammatory (steroidal) Available Strength: 40 mg IM/IA & Intra-lesional Injection. Monday, June 15, 2015 2
  3. 3. CLINICAL INDICATIONS Intra-muscular Allergic states: Control of Severe or incapacitating allergic conditions i.e. asthma, atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, drug hypersensitivity reactions, perennial or seasonal allergic rhinitis, transfusion reactions. Monday, June 15, 2015 3
  4. 4. CLINICAL INDICATIONS Intra- articular Adjunctive therapy for short-term administration (to tide the patient over an acute episode or exacerbation) in acute gouty arthritis, acute and subacute bursitis, acute nonspecific tenosynovitis, epicondylitis, rheumatoid arthritis, synovitis or osteoarthritis. Monday, June 15, 2015 4
  5. 5. The initial dose of Cynocort may vary from 2.5 to 60 mg per day depending on the specific disease. Systemic: Adult and children over 12 years old, the suggested initial dose is 60 mg, injected deeply into the gluteal muscle. Dosage is usually adjusted within the range of 40 to 80 mg. Children 6 to 12 years , the suggested initial dose is 40 mg. DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION Monday, June 15, 2015 5
  6. 6. Local: Intra- articular or intra-bursal administration and for injection into tendon sheaths. A single local injection is frequently sufficient. Initial dose is 2.5 to 5 mg for smaller joints and from 5 to 15 mg for larger joints. DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION Monday, June 15, 2015 6
  7. 7. Administration: Systemic: Injection should be made deeply into gluteal muscle. Local: Usual intra-articular injection should be followed. DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION Monday, June 15, 2015 7
  8. 8.  More potent steroid.  More effective than other steroids.  Trusted efficacy across all indications.  Convenient and cost-effective. SELLING POINTS Monday, June 15, 2015 8
  9. 9. TARGET DOCTOR GPs Medicine Specialist Chest Specialist Orthopedics Monday, June 15, 2015 9
  10. 10. THANK YOU Monday, June 15, 2015 10