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Triamcinolone

Triamcinolone Information

Triamcinolone Benefits & Uses

Triamcinolone is used to treat the following -

Triamcinolone Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Triamcinolone

Triamcinolone

Triamcinolone Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Triamcinolone is used -

  1. Skin Thinning
  2. Electrolyte imbalance
  3. Redistribution/accumulation of body fat
  4. Bone degradation
  5. Increased risk of infection
  6. Muscle disorders
  7. Altered bone growth
  8. Increased blood pressure
  9. Skin scar
  10. Behavioural Changes
  11. Increased Glucose level in the blood
  12. Cataract Moderate
  13. Hypertension

Triamcinolone Related Warnings

Is the use of Triamcinolone safe for pregnant women?

Triamcinolone may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take Triamcinolone again without your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Triamcinolone safe during breastfeeding?

Information about safety of Triamcinolone for women who are breastfeeding is not available since scientific research on this is yet to be done.

Unknown

What is the effect of Triamcinolone on the Kidneys?

There may be some adverse effects on kidney after taking Triamcinolone. If you observe any such side effects, stop taking this drug. Consume this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Triamcinolone on the Liver?

Triamcinolone can have moderate side effects on the liver. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

Moderate

What is the effect of Triamcinolone on the Heart?

Triamcinolone may cause harmful effects on the heart. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Triamcinolone with Other Drugs

Triamcinolone should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Bupropion

Leflunomide

Triamcinolone Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Triamcinolone unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Liver Disease
  2. Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  3. Osteoporosis
  4. Infections
  5. Tuberculosis (TB)
  6. High Lipoprotein
  7. Hypothyroidism
  8. Heart Disease
  9. Diabetes

Frequently asked Questions about Triamcinolone

Is this Triamcinolone habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Triamcinolone has not been reported.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Triamcinolone as it does not make you drowsy.

Safe

Is it safe?

Triamcinolone should be used only after doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Triamcinolone in mental disorders is not effective.

No

Triamcinolone Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Triamcinolone

There isn't any research available on the side effects of taking Triamcinolone with food.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Triamcinolone

It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Triamcinolone and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

Unknown
This medicine data has been created by -
Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Dr. Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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References

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  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 289
  3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Kenalog®-10 (triamcinolone acetonide)
  4. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Aristocort® Forte (Triamcinolone Diacetate)
  5. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Triesence™ (triamcinolone acetonide)