Triamcinolone   (U.S.N.L.M.)
Dosing Apply the 0.1% preparation as a thin film two or three times daily.
Chem Specs Triamcinolone Acetonide Cream 0.025%, 0.1%, 0.5%
Quantities 15gm, 80gm, 1lb
Cost 11.20 generic
Class Low-moderate potency topical corticosteroid.
Action Anti-inflammatory
Usage Indicated for the relief of the inflammatory manifestations of dermatoses.
Used for short term (10 day) treatment of contact dermatitis.
Used for contact dermatitis on eye lid skin. Labeled "not for ophthalmic use."
Contraindications Hypersensitivity to any of the components of the preparation.
Pediatric use Children are particularly prone to corticosteroid-induced HPA axis suppression.
Chronic corticosteroid therapy may interfere with the growth and development of children.
Pregnancy Category C. There are no adequate studies in pregnant women for this drug.
Not for use in the eye. Prolonged use causes skin thinning so prolonged use on eyelid skin is inadvisable.
See Lotemax ointment.
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