Triamcinolone Topical

    Information about Triamcinolone Topical

    Triamcinolone topical uses

    Triamcinolone Topical is used in the treatment of atopic dermatitis.

    How triamcinolone topical works

    Triamcinolone topical is a topical corticosteroid (anti-inflammatory medicine). It works by reducing redness, itching, and swelling caused by various skin conditions.

    Common side effects of triamcinolone topical

    Skin thinning, Contact dermatitis

    Available Medicine for Triamcinolone Topical

    • ₹62
      Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹58
      Apple Therapeutics Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹82 to ₹112
      NuLife Pharmaceuticals
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹105
      NuLife Pharmaceuticals
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹70
      Glowderma Labs Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹52
      Unimarck Healthcare Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹67
      Icpa Health Products Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹33
      Swiss Pharma Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹38
      Mac Remedies Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹85
      Indoco Remedies Ltd
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Triamcinolone Topical

    • Avoid direct contact of the ointment with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water and seek immediate medical attention.
    • Inform your doctor if you have glaucoma, increased pressure in the eye or cataract.
    • Avoid applying ointment to large area of the skin, broken skin or under certain dressing especially in children.
    • Avoid excessive sun exposure and wear protective clothing while using triamcinolone ointment, as it may increase sensitivity to sunlight.
    • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
    • Do not use if you are allergic to triamcinolone, other corticosteroids, chlortetracycline, other tetracyclines or any of its ingredients.
    • Do not use if you are suffering from tuberculosis, fungal, or viral lesions of the skin (herpes simplex, vaccinia and varicella), and primary bacterial infections, e.g. impetigo (a contagious bacterial skin infection forming pustules and yellow crusty sores) pyoderma (any skin disease with pus), furunculosis (infection of hair follicles), in acne vulgaris rosacea, perioral dermatitis (a condition characterized by is a facial rash on the face causing bumps to develop round the mouth) and widespread plaque psoriasis (A condition in which skin cells build up and form scales and itchy, dry patches).

    Frequently asked questions for Triamcinolone Topical

    Triamcinolone Topical

    Q. Is Triamcinolone Topical an antibiotic/sulfa/steroid drug?
    Triamcinolone Topical is not an antibiotic/sulfa drug. It belongs to class of medications called as corticosteroids
    Q. Is Triamcinolone Topical the same as Daktarin/Kemakort/Lanacort?
    Kemakort, Kemakort, Retard are the names of Triamcinolone Topical available in the market. Daktarin is the brand name of miconazole, while Lanacort is the brand name of the drug Hydrocortisone acetate
    Q. Is Triamcinolone Topical safe for babies?
    No. Triamcinolone Topical is not safe for babies and in children below 6 years of age
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    Q. Does Triamcinolone Topical cure ringworm infection/acne/impetigo/tinea versicolor or thrush?
    Triamcinolone Topical 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 06 September, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)