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A 28-year-old male asked:

please describe the medication: triamcinolone?

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
Cortisone: Much more potent than hydrocortisone, but much less than some others.
Dr. Christopher Moeller
Dermatology 38 years experience
Crtisone: Triamcinolone is a cortisone medicine and is a medium strength. It comes as a cream, lotion, ointment or an injection..

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A 17-year-old male asked:

How potent is triamincinolone 1% cream? Long term use effects?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
If it is : 0.1% it is moderate strength steroid cream. You should not use it for long term because it can cause thinning, weakening, loss of pigment, and wrinkles. I am not sure if it comes 1%.
A 48-year-old member asked:

Is triamcinolone available over the counter?

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Dr. Perumunda Sharma
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
No: It requires a prescription.
A 50-year-old member asked:

What should I do if my Triamcinolone 0.1% paste keeps falling off within minutes?

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Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 44 years experience
Too thick.: You just might be applying too much. Just a thin coat to cover the lesion. No less, no more.

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