North Central London
Joint Formulary
 
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10 Musculoskeletal and joint diseases
10-01-02-02 Local corticosteroids injections

Betamethasone
Formulary

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • No restriction stated
  • RFL:
    • No restriction stated
  • RNOH:
    • Non-formulary  
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • No restriction stated

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Dexamethasone
Formulary

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • Non-formulary
  • RFL:
    • No restriction stated
  • RNOH:
    • No restriction stated  
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • No restriction stated

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Hydrocortisone acetate
Formulary

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • No restriction stated
  • RFL:
    • No restriction stated
  • RNOH:
    • No restriction stated  
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • No restriction stated

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Methylprednisolone acetate Depo-Medrone®
Formulary

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • No restriction stated
  • RFL:
    • No restriction stated
  • RNOH:
    • No restriction stated 
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • No restriction stated
Link  NMUH: Guidelines on Management of Acute and Chronic Gout
 

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Methylprednisolone acetate + Lidocaine injection Depo-Medrone® with Lidocaine
Formulary

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • No restriction stated
  • RFL:
    • No restriction stated
  • RNOH:
    • No restriction stated 
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • No restriction stated

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Prednisolone acetate
Formulary

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • Non-formulary
  • RFL:
    • Non-formulary
  • RNOH:
    • Non-formulary
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • No restriction stated

 


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Triamcinolone acetonide Adcortyl®
Formulary

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • No restriction stated
  • RFL:
    • No restriction stated
  • RNOH:
    • No restriction stated
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • No restriction stated

 


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Triamcinolone acetonide Kenalog®
Restricted

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • No restriction stated
  • RFL:
    • No restriction stated
  • RNOH:
    • No restriction stated
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • No restriction stated

 


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Triamcinolone hexacetonide
Restricted

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • Non-formulary
  • RFL:
    • Non-formulary
  • RNOH:
    • Restricted for paediatric use ONLY.
    • See additional notes below.
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • No restriction stated

 

Additional notes:

  • Ampoules must be inspected for discolouration of the contents prior to administration.
  • Shake gently before use.
  • If necessary, Triamcinolone Hexacetonide may be mixed with 1% or 2% lidocaine hydrochloride. It must be drawn into the syringe before drawing in the anaesthetic to prevent contamination. The syringe should then be shaken gently, and the resulting solution used immediately thereafter.

 


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