Used for Psoriasis and Eczema

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Learn more about triamcinolone

What dosages is triamcinolone available in?

What dosages is triamcinolone available in?

triamcinolone is available as a topical cream and ointment in several different strengths.

What is triamcinolone used for?

What is triamcinolone used for?

triamcinolone is a topical corticosteroid and is used on the skin to relieve the redness, swelling, itching and discomfort of many skin problems such as psoriasis, eczema, and other types of skin diseaseb(dermatitis).

How does triamcinolone work?

How does triamcinolone work?

triamcinolone is topical corticosteroid. that lowers the amount of inflammatory chemicals that cause redness, itching, and swelling. It can also slows down new skin cells from being made, which can help lower the amount of patches or scales in some skin problems (e.g., psoriasis). Finally, it lessens the immune response of your body, which can help get rid of certain skin problems that are caused by a sensitive immune system (e.g., eczema).

How do I take triamcinolone?

How do I take triamcinolone?

triamcinolone is typically applied to the affected area(s) 2 to 4 times daily.

Is it safe for me to take triamcinolone?

Is it safe for me to take triamcinolone?

triamcinolone is a safe and effective treatment when used for FDA licensed indications. However, like all medications, they may give you unwanted side effects. You should always discuss potential side effects with your physician to ensure the medication is suitable and right for you. You should not use this medication if you have an underlying fungal, bacterial, or viral infection.

triamcinolone Common Side Effects

triamcinolone Common Side Effects

Common side effects of triamcinolone include:

  • Burning
  • Itching
  • Skin irritation
  • Dry skin
triamcinolone Serious Side Effects

triamcinolone Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with triamcinolone.

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on triamcinolone

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on triamcinolone

  • There are no major drug interactions listed for triamcinolone. However, you should always let your physician and pharmacist know about any other medications or supplements (including prescribed and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and dietary or herbal supplements) that you are currently taking
Who makes triamcinolone?

Who makes triamcinolone?

Various FDA-approved generic manufacturers

Is triamcinolone safe in pregnancy?

Is triamcinolone safe in pregnancy?

It is not known if triamcinolone will harm your unborn baby. Animal studies, however, suggest that excessive use of steroids can cause harm to unborn babies. You should talk to your healthcare provider before taking this medication if you are pregnant.


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