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abrupt stopping of Azmacort

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: How long have you been using the cream? If you have used it for a week without improvement, it would be prudent to see your doctor for a proper diagno ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Eczema: You may need a stronger topical steroid like clobetasol. You may need a biopsy of the lesion to make sure it is eczema.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
27 years experience Pulmonology
Others: Today there are more than a dozen alternatives to asthmacort. Some of the newer drugs are more potent and some may have less side effects. Ask your d ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Triamcinolone: may cause increased urination but I was unable to find any sources that listed urinary hesitance as a side effet.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Siegel
38 years experience Pulmonology
Mild side effects: When Azmacort (triamcinolone) is used for treatment of asthma in the recommended dosage of 2 inhalations 3 to 4 times/day, the breathing capacity incr ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
27 years experience Pulmonology
Asthma and COPD: These drugs are the mainstay in treating asthma but also can be used in copd, bronchiectasis, exercise induced asthma and chronic bronchitis.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
57 years experience Internal Medicine
Azmacort (triamcinolone).: Hoarseness, dry mouth and throat, wheezing, cough, oral candidiasis, and facial edema. These side effects are uncommon but rinse your mouth out after ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Siegel
38 years experience Pulmonology
Yes as asthma improv: When Azmacort (triamcinolone) is used for treatment of asthma in the recommended dosage of 2 inhalations 3 to 4 times/day, the breathing capacity incr ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Siegel
38 years experience Pulmonology
Yes as asthma improv: As asthma improves and the airways dilate and become less inflamed, mucous and bronchial secretions can be more easily coughed out. Continued use afte ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Siegel
38 years experience Pulmonology
Mild side effects: When used properly and in recommended dosages the side effects of Azmacort (triamcinolone) are minimal. Compared to placebo, there is a higher occur ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
35 years experience Family Medicine
Side effect: Most common side effects are dry mouth, dry throat, hoarseness, oral candidiasis, cough, facial edema.
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