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10.1.2 Corticosteroids

10.1.2 Corticosteroids

10.1.2 Corticosteroids

10.1.2.2 Local corticosteroid injections 
These are given by intra-articular injection or by injection into soft tissue or the tendon sheath and should be considered as an
adjunct to core treatments for the relief of moderate to severe pain in people with osteoarthritis.

GREEN      Hydrocortisone acetate injection 25mg/mL 
GREEN      Methylprednisolone injection 40mg/mL    
GREEN      Triamcinolone acetonide injection 40mg/mL
RED           Triamcinolone acetonide injection 10mg/mL 
RED           Triamcinolone hexacetanide 20mg/mL (Lederspan®) – unlicensed import for use  
                   in chronic  juvenile arthritis only.
 
10.1.2.3 Other local injections 
Hyaluronan injections for osteoarthritis- Updated Feb 2014 CG177 
NICE states ‘ Do not offer intra-articular hyaluronan injections for the management of osteoarthritis'
 
BLACK - Hyaluronan injections.