TRIAMCINOLONE Suspension for injection

Active ingredients: Triamcinolone

Product name and form

Triamcinolone Hexacetonide 20 mg/ml suspension for injection.

Pharmaceutical Form

Suspension for injection.

Milky white suspension, easily resuspendable.

Qualitative and quantitative composition

1 ml suspension for injection contains 20 mg triamcinolone hexacetonide.

Excipients with known effect: Contains 9 mg benzyl alcohol per ml and 455 mg sorbitol (E420) per ml.

For the full list of excipients, see section 6.1.

Active Ingredient

Triamcinolone acetonide is a more potent derivative of triamcinolone and is approximately 8 times more potent than prednisone. Although the precise mechanism of corticosteroid anti-allergic action is unknown, corticosteroids are very effective in the treatment of allergic diseases in man. Also, local injections are thought to have an anti-inflammatory effect.

List of Excipients

Liquid Sorbitol (E420)
Polysorbate 80
Benzyl alcohol
Water for injection

Pack sizes and marketing

Carton containing ten colourless 1 ml glass ampoules.

Marketing authorization holder

Intrapharm Laboratories Ltd., The Courtyard Barns, Choke Lane, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 6PT, United Kingdom

Marketing authorization dates and numbers