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What are potential side effects of abrupt cessation of Azmacort

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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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
27 years experience Pulmonology
Short and long: Shortterm side effects are changes in voice and a yeast infection of the mouth called thrush. Long term side effects can be cataracts, weakness of bo ... Read More
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 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 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unsafe: This should be reserved for emergency and not as maintenance. Its effect may last for about a week. The most important step is applying moisturizer w ... Read More
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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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
35 years experience Family Medicine
No: It is a topical, it should not cause systemic side effects such as urinary hesitancy
A female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Possibly not: If medication subjected to temperatures above or below limits listed in posted information, effectiveness may be dramatically reduced. Talk to your p ... Read More

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