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General Information on Triamcinolone Topical

Generic Name : Triamcinolone Topical

Pronunciation : trye am sin' oh lone

Latest prescription information about Triamcinolone Topical. 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 : Y56.0 | Therapeutic Classification : Anti- Inflammatory Agents- Topical

Trade Names/Brand Names of Triamcinolone Topical

India- Cortrima Cream, Ledercort-N Oint , Ledercort Oint.
International- Aricin, Aristocort, Cinalog, Cinolar, Delta-Tritex, Flutex, Kenalog, Kenalog, Oralone, Triderm, Zytopic.

Why is Triamcinolone Topical Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a topical corticosteroid, prescribed for inflammation caused by certain types of allergic reactions, eczema and psoriasis. It reduces the action of the chemicals that cause inflammation, swelling and redness.  

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

Hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Triamcinolone Topical?

Topical- Apply a thin layer of the cream over the affected area two or three times daily. Rub gently.

How should Triamcinolone Topical be taken?

It comes as an ointment, cream, lotion and gel to apply topically as directed by your physician.

What are the warnings and precautions for Triamcinolone Topical?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of diabetes, increased eye pressure, cataracts, poor blood circulation, immune disorder, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

After applying this medication, wash your hands properly.

What are the side effects of Triamcinolone Topical?

   Local : Burning, itching, irritation, dryness, inflammation of hair follicles, cracking of the skin and acne.

What are the other precautions for Triamcinolone Topical?

Avoid contact with eyes.

What are the storage conditions for Triamcinolone Topical?

Store it at room temperature (15-30C), and in an airtight container. Keep away from children.

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