Glucocorticoid drug "Diprospan": instructions for use
Pharmacodynamics of medication
The drug "Diprospan" instructions defines as a glucocorticoid agent intended for the treatment of various inflammatory diseases. The use of this drug has a pronounced antiallergic, immunosuppressive, desensitizing and anti-shock effect on the human body. The basis of the action of the drug "Diprospan" (the instruction confirms this) is the inhibition of the process of release of biologically active substances that are responsible for the inflammatory process. In turn, the anti-toxic and anti-shock effect of this drug directly depends on reducing the permeability of the vascular walls, increasing the pressure, activating liver enzymes involved in neutralizing various toxins. Besides,This glucocorticoid agent has a moderate ability to retain sodium in the body and stimulate the release of potassium, hydrogen and ammonium ions. It also increases the excitability of the nervous system, suppresses the production of eosinophils and lymphocytes, effectively suppresses the growth of connective tissue in the area of inflammation.
Description of the medicinal composition
The glucocorticoid drug "Diprospan" is produced (there are instructions for it in each package) in the form of a suspension for injections. As the main components, this medicine contains about 6.43 milligrams of betamethasone dipropionate and about 2.63 milligrams of betamethasone sodium phosphate. Additional substances are propyl propyl parahydroxybenzoate, polysorbate 80, methyl paraben, polyethylene glycol, Trilon B, hydrochloric acid, benzyl alcohol and purified water. In addition, a small amount contains sodium ethyl cellulose, sodium dihydrate hydrogen phosphate and sodium chloride.
Field of use
Prescribe the medicine "Diprospan" recommends for the treatment of people suffering from osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, radiculitis, epicondylitis, ankylosing spondylitis, fasciitis, sciatica or exostosis.In addition, indications for use are ganglion cyst, lumbago, bursitis, torticollis, coccygodynia, bronchial asthma, allergic bronchitis, serum sickness, coin-like eczema, hay fever, lichen planus and atopic dermatitis.
In case of alopecia areata, common pemphigus, urticaria, insulin lipodystrophy and lupus erythematosus, it is also recommended to start taking Diprospan. Its use is also indicated for people with psoriasis, contact dermatitis, severe photodermatitis, cystic acne, neurodermatitis, or keloid scars. In addition, you can use this glucocorticoid agent for nodular periarteritis, scleroderma and hemoblastosis. Patients with dermatomyositis, herpetic dermatitis, adrenal insufficiency, regional ileitis, adrenogenital syndrome, and nephritis also recommend that the medicine be prescribed "Diprospan" instruction.