Information about Triamcinolone
How triamcinolone works
Triamcinolone is a steroid which works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers in the body that cause inflammation (redness and swelling) and allergies.
Common side effects of triamcinolone
Increased risk of infection, Weight gain, Mood changes, Behavioural changes, Increased glucose level in blood, Thinning of skin
Available Medicine for Triamcinolone
- ₹65 to ₹137Abbott5 variant(s)
- ₹50 to ₹127Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd3 variant(s)
- ₹59 to ₹75Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd2 variant(s)
- ₹62Mankind Pharma Ltd1 variant(s)
- ₹97Indoco Remedies Ltd1 variant(s)
- ₹14 to ₹88Comed Chemicals Ltd2 variant(s)
- ₹95 to ₹98Pfizer Ltd2 variant(s)
- ₹70Glowderma Labs Pvt Ltd1 variant(s)
- ₹76Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd1 variant(s)
- ₹259Fourrts India Laboratories Pvt Ltd1 variant(s)
Expert advice for Triamcinolone
- Triamcinolone helps treat inflammation, severe allergies, flare-ups of ongoing illnesses, and many other medical problems that require either reduction of inflammation or suppression of the immune system.
- Do not use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
- Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
- Triamcinolone can make it harder for you to fight off infections. Notify your doctor if you have any signs of infection such as a fever or sore throat.
- Side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems can happen when you start taking Triamcinolone. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
- Do not stop taking Triamcinolone suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may worsen your symptoms.
Frequently asked questions for Triamcinolone
Q. Is Triamcinolone an antibiotic/sulfa/steroid drug?
Triamcinolone is not an antibiotic/sulfa drug. It is a steroid.
Q. Is Triamcinolone available or sold over the counter?
No. Triamcinolone is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter.
Q. Is Triamcinolone safe?
Yes. Triamcinolone is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor.