This medicine is for use on the skin only. Do not get it in your eyes. Do not use it on skin areas that have cuts, scrapes, or burns.
What is triamcinolone acetonide cream used for?
Triamcinolone topical is used to treat the itching, redness, dryness, crusting, scaling, inflammation, and discomfort of various skin conditions, including psoriasis (a skin disease in which red, scaly patches form on some areas of the body and eczema (a skin disease that causes the skin to be dry and itchy and to …
Can triamcinolone be used on open wounds?
Do not use triamcinolone topical on sunburned, windburned, irritated, or broken skin. Also avoid using this medication in open wounds. Avoid using skin products that can cause irritation, such as harsh soaps or skin cleansers, or skin products with alcohol, spices, astringents, or lime.
Why is triamcinolone banned?
It is traditionally used to treat conditions such as eczema, arthritis and asthma. The World Anti-Doping Agency named triamcinolone in its prohibited list in 2014 as it helps athletes lose weight without suffering a significant loss in power.
Can triamcinolone acetonide cream be used on private parts?
Use this medication only on the skin. Do not use it on the face, groin, or underarms unless directed to do so by your doctor. Wash and dry your hands. Before applying the medication, clean and dry the affected area.
How long does it take for triamcinolone to work?
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Is triamcinolone a steroid?
Triamcinolone is a potent steroid that helps reduce inflammation in the body. Triamcinolone topical (for the skin) is used to treat the inflammation and itching caused by skin conditions that respond to steroid medication. The dental paste form of triamcinolone topical is used to treat mouth ulcers.
Can I put steroid cream on an open wound?
Do not use it on skin areas that have cuts, scrapes, or burns. If it does get on these areas, rinse it off right away with water. This medicine should only be used for skin conditions that your doctor is treating.
Does triamcinolone promote healing?
Wounds healed 40% faster when occluded with polyethelene film. Topical triamcinolone acetonide treatment delayed healing (62% slower than control).
What is stronger hydrocortisone or triamcinolone?
He and his co-workers found that in 28 of 30 patients the 0.01% triamcinolone was as effective or more effective than the 1% hydrocortisone, that is, in 10 of 30 the 0.01% triamcinolone was superior, in 18 of 30 the lotions were equally effective.
Does triamcinolone weaken immune system?
important warnings about Triamcinolone
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Triamcinolone may weaken your immune system. It can make you more prone to getting an infection. Don’t take this medication if you have an infection.
Is triamcinolone safe for long term use?
The aqueous nasal spray formulation of triamcinolone acetonide was well tolerated and continued to relieve nasal symptoms with long-term use in adolescent and adult patients with PAR.
Is it okay to use expired triamcinolone acetonide cream?
Do not use this medicine if the expiry date (EXP) printed on the pack has passed. If you use this medicine after the expiry date has passed, it may not work as well. If you are not sure whether you should start taking Aristocort, contact your doctor.
Is triamcinolone for yeast infections?
Triamcinolone is a steroid medicine. Nystatin and triamcinolone topical (for the skin) is a combination medicine used to treat skin infections caused by fungus or yeast.
Is triamcinolone acetonide over the counter?
Triamcinolone acetonide is a prescription medication and, as a result, is not available as triamcinolone OTC (over-the-counter).