Information about Triamcinolone

Triamcinolone Uses

Triamcinolone is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.

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, Headache, Joint pain, Itching, Back pain, Pharyngitis, Injection site reaction, Dryness, Cataract progression, Eye pain
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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. What is Triamcinolone used for?

Triamcinolone has anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressant properties. It is used to treat conditions like rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. It is also helpful in treating many autoimmune diseases (these diseases happen when your body’s immune system attacks the body itself and causes damage).

Q. How does Triamcinolone work?

Triamcinolone works by reducing the inflammation which helps in treating many illnesses associated with active inflammation. Also, it stops the reactions known as autoimmune reactions which occur when your body's immune system attacks the body itself and causes damage.

Q. Is Triamcinolone effective?

Triamcinolone is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Triamcinolone too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. When will I feel better after taking Triamcinolone?

Triamcinolone effectively treats pain and inflammation. However, its effect may vary from person to person, depending on the condition you are being treated for and also your body weight. Your doctor will prescribe you Triamcinolone in the dose that suits your requirement. Do not alter your dose thinking that a higher dose will provide faster relief. Rather, you may end up having undesirable side effects. Be patient, and follow your doctor’s instructions regarding the use of Triamcinolone. Consult your doctor if you do not see improvement in your condition even after completing the full course of treatment.

Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Triamcinolone?

If you forget a dose of Triamcinolone, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose in the prescribed time. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.

Q. Is Triamcinolone safe?

Triamcinolone is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.


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