Triamcinolone falls under a class of drugs known as corticosteroids. It is used to treat seasonal allergic rhinitis. When this drug is used in combination with other medication, it is also used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), osteoarthritis and post-traumatic arthritis.
Before using this medication, you should inform your doctor if:
- You are allergic to any ingredient contained within Triamcinolone. You are allergic to any food or medicine or substance.
- You are taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs.
- You have thyroid disorder/herpes/diabetes/kidney disease/high blood pressure.
- You have history of glaucoma or malaria or mental illness especially depression.
Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding must consult doctor before using this drug. The usual dose in adults for treating adrenocortical insufficiency is 4-12 mg orally per day. Ideally your dose needs to be prescribed by the doctor.
Is It safe with alcohol?Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Pregnant women must consult doctor before using this drug.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Breastfeeding women are advised to take medical help before using this drug.
Are there any missed dose instructions?Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?Consult your doctor in case of overdose.
Below is the list of medicines, which contains Triamcinolone as ingredient
Triamcinolone involve phospholipase A2 inhibitory protein, lipocortins that bring about anti-inflammatory actions. This action is brought about by inhibition of arachidonic acid. It controls biosynthesis of leukotrienes and prostaglandins.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Medicine
MedicineThis drug interacts with anticholinesterases, anticholinergics, cyclosporin, etc.
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