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Aristocort Allergy In Children
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
I am using Triamcinolone Acetonide inj 1 ml (40mg) for skin allergy. After how much gap I can use again. Do I need to take any antibiotic with it?
As infrequent as. ..: But it will likely be ok if you get 40 mg intralesionally once every 3 or 4 months. Do note that some of the side effects from steroid exposure are dependent on total cumulative exposure and thus the total amount received over time does matter. ...Read more
Can I use nystatin and triamcinolone acetonide cream to treat a rash caused by allergy to roaches?
Depends: Nystatin is used to treat fungal infections. Triamcinolone is topical steroid, which is used to treat eczema or allergic contact dermatitis type reactions. I f the rash is being caused by an allergic reaction, using the triamcinolone cream twice daily on the affected area will help. However, roaches traditionally causes nasal allergy symptoms or worsening of asthma and rarely contact reactions. ...Read more
Sufferer I have taken my triamcinolone (trade names kenalog, aristocort you have any short/long term side effects while taking this drug?
Very bad idea: It will make the redness and swelling go away by stopping the neutrophils from fighting the bacteria that cause acne. It will promote the same skin changes that trigger acne at puberty. Using this stuff on your face over time is likely to scar you by itself. Please get with a competent physician instead of experimenting with prescription-strength medications. ...Read more
What happens if triamcinolone acetonide is left in temperatures below what is recommended? Is it still usable?
Possibly not: If medication subjected to temperatures above or below limits listed in posted information, effectiveness may be dramatically reduced. Talk to your physician about obtaining replacement. ...Read more
No: No. It would probably make it worse. ...Read more
Yes: It won't be dangerous.Get a more detailed answer ›
No there is none: It is a mid potency cream and there is ni equivalent cream over the counter non prescription. ...Read more
Varied: As a combo cream it may be used for a rash that your doctor believes has a fungal component as well as itch. ...Read more
No: It is available only by prescription.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: But, it is not intended for oral consumption. ...Read more
No: No it will not. Do not use it for this problem. ...Read more
This would not be a good idea as the cream can damage the skin and may be absorbed into your body and cause Cushing's. Google Cushings and look at images. Suspect you would not like to look like this.
Also if too much is absorbed and you suppress your own adrenals you may die if injured. ...Read more
No.: It is not advisable to use triamcinolone (a steroid cream) on the face. Steroids are designed to be used as temporary anti-inflammatory agents on rashes. They work by suppressing the immune system. Over a period of time, the immune system adjusts and needs stronger steroids to obtain the same result. In addition, they destroy collagen in the skin which ages skin and they can cause steroid acne. ...Read more
No: Only antifungals will kill fungal infections. Purchase otc terbinafine, lotrimin or any topical antifungal and apply as directed. You must also purchase a antifungal spray powder such as micatin or tinactin (tolnaftate) and spray your shoes you wear once a week to kill the fungal spores in your shoes to prevent reoccurrence. Triamcinolone is a topical steroid and will not kill the fungal infection. ...Read more