Glucocorticoid Preparations Suitable for Joint or Other Injection

Glucocorticoid Preparations Suitable for Joint or Other Injection

PreparationStrengths (mg/mL)Prednisone Equivalent (mg) a
Short-acting, soluble
Dexamethasone sodium phosphate (Decadron, Hexadrol)440
Hydrocortisone acetate (Hydrocortone)25, 505, 10
Long-acting, less soluble
Prednisolone tebutate (Hydeltra-TBA)2020
Methylprednisolone acetate (Depo-Medrol)20, 40, 8025, 50, 100
Dexamethasone acetate (Decadron-LA)880
Longest-acting, least soluble
Triamcinolone acetonide (Kenalog, Aristocort, Zilretta)10, 4012.5, 50
Triamcinolone hexacetonide (Aristospan)2025
Combination
Betamethasone sodium phosphate/acetate b (Celestone Soluspan)650

a Of 1 mL of injected steroid preparation.

b Has longest-acting and short-acting steroid combined.

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