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    Triamcinolone

    Information about Triamcinolone

    Triamcinolone uses

    Triamcinolone is used in the treatment of allergic disorders, severe allergic reaction and rheumatic disorder.

    How triamcinolone works

    Triamcinolone belongs to a category of drugs called as corticosteroids. It works by reducing the production of substances in the body that cause inflammation and allergies.
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    Common side effects of triamcinolone

    Electrolyte imbalance, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Increased risk of infection, Muscle disorders, Increased blood pressure, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Behavioural changes, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract

    Available Medicine for Triamcinolone

    • ₹38 to ₹98
      Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      3 variant(s)
    • ₹47
      Mankind Pharma Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹33 to ₹85
      DWD Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹14 to ₹66
      Comed Chemicals Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹219
      Fourrts India Laboratories Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹27 to ₹32
      Themis Medicare Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹46
      Novartis India Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹27
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹42
      Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹82 to ₹112
      NuLife Pharmaceuticals
      2 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Triamcinolone

    • Avoid being near people who are sick or have infections.
    • Do not receive a "live" vaccine while you are taking triamcinolone. Vaccines may not work as well while you are taking a steroid
    • Do not stop using triamcinolone suddenly, or you could have unpleasant withdrawal symptoms.
    • Do not take the medicine If you are allergic to it or to any other content in the medicine.
    • Inform your doctor before taking the medicine If  you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding a baby.

    Frequently asked questions for Triamcinolone

    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 the same as Daktarin/Kemakort/ Lanacort?
    Kemakort, Kemakort, Retard are names of triamcinolone available in the market. Daktarin is the brand name of miconazole, while Lanacort is the brand name of the drug Hydrocortisone acetate
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    Q. Is Triamcinolone safe?
    Yes. Triamcinolone is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
    Q. What is Kemakort and what is it used for?
    Kemakort is the brand name of triamcinolone. It is used to treat various skin, throat, eye, blood and bone infections, asthma and certain types of cancer
    Q. Is triamcinolone safe for babies?
    No. Triamcinolone is not safe for babies and in children below 6 years of age
    Q. Does triamcinolone cure ringworm infection/acne/impetigo/tinea versicolor or thrush?
    Triamcinolone is not effective in the treatment of ringworm, acne, impetigo, tinea versicolor or thrush. However, it helps in reducing the inflammation caused by these conditions.

    Content on this page was last updated on 08 June, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)