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Generic: triamcinolone injection
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It helps to reduce swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions
               



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What is this medicine?

TRIAMCINOLONE (trye am SIN oh lone) is a corticosteroid. It helps to reduce swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions. This medicine is used to treat allergies, arthritis, asthma, skin problems, and many other conditions.

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?

They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
  • depression, anxiety, or psychotic disturbances
  • diabetes
  • infection, like tuberculosis, herpes, or fungal infection
  • liver disease
  • osteoporosis
  • previous heart attack
  • seizures
  • stomach or intestine disease
  • thyroid disease
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to triamcinolone, corticosteroids, benzyl alcohol, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • breast- feeding

How should I use this medicine?

This medicine is injected by a health care professional. After your dose follow your doctor's instructions for your care.

Contact your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.

What if I miss a dose?

This does not apply.

What may interact with this medicine?

Do not take this medicine with any of the following medications:
  • mifepristone

This medicine may also interact with the following medications:

  • aspirin
  • other steroid medicines
  • vaccines and other immunization products

What should I watch for while using this medicine?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. If you are diabetic, check your blood sugar as directed. If you are taking this medicine for a long time, carry an identification card with your name, the type and dose of medicine, and your doctor's name and address.
You may need to be on a special diet while taking this medicine. Talk to your doctor.

Do not come in contact with people who have chickenpox or the measles while you are taking this medicine. If you do, call your doctor right away.

               
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