Triamcinolone Inhalation - Drug Information

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General Information on Triamcinolone Inhalation

Generic Name : Triamcinolone Inhalation

Pronunciation : trye an sin' oh lone

Latest prescription information about Triamcinolone Inhalation. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y55.6 | Therapeutic Classification : Anti- Asthmatics

Trade Names/Brand Names of Triamcinolone Inhalation

International- Nasacort AQ Nasal Spray.

Why is Triamcinolone Inhalation Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a corticosteroid, prescribed for allergic rhinitis.  It prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation.

When should Triamcinolone Inhalation not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category

A B C D X

Category C :

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus and there are no appropriate studies in pregnant women, but potential benefits may allow the use of the drug in pregnant women despite the potential for risks.

What is the dosage of Triamcinolone Inhalation?

The recommended starting dose is 200 mcg per day given as 2 sprays (approximately 50 mcg/spray) in each nostril once a day.

How should Triamcinolone Inhalation be taken?

It comes as an aerosol for oral inhalation.

What are the warnings and precautions for Triamcinolone Inhalation?

Caution needed for people with history of infections, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Avoid contact with people who have infections.

What are the side effects of Triamcinolone Inhalation?

   Body As A Whole : Headache and back pain.
   Respiratory : Inflammation of pharynx, asthma and increased cough.
   Gastrointestinal : Indigestion, nausea and vomiting.
   Eye and ENT : Taste perversion and eye inflammation.
   Musculoskeletal : Muscle pain.

What are the other precautions for Triamcinolone Inhalation?

Avoid contact with eyes.

What are the storage conditions of Triamcinolone Inhalation?

Store it at room temperature, away from heat or an open flame. Do not puncture your inhaler.

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