Top 20 Doctor insights on: Fluocinonide vs triamcinolone acetonide

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What is triamcinolone acetonide cream used for?

What is triamcinolone acetonide cream used for?

Topical steroid: This medication is a topical steroid, these are used for inflammatory rashes of the skin. They reduce inflammation and itch. For example psoriasis, or eczema. ...Read more

Fluocinonide (Definition)

Fluocinonide is "high-potency" topical corticosteroid used in the treatment of eczema, seborrhoeic dermatitis, bites, skin allergies etc. It can come as a cream, ...Read more


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Can I use triamcinolone acetonide on a boil?

Can I use triamcinolone acetonide on a boil?

No: You can use warm compress on a boil, 4 times a day, 10 minutes each. See a doctor if it gets worse. It might need to be drained especially if it feels like there is fluid in it. ...Read more

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Is it okay to use fougera triamcinolone acetonide cream for impetigo?

Is it okay to use fougera triamcinolone acetonide cream for impetigo?

No: No, this used to treat dermatitis-skin. You need antibiotics to treat impetigo. You should see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Will triamcinolone acetonide cream help with my really annoying jock itch?

No: It will take away the itching for awhile, but usually makes it easier for the fungus to grow and can make things worse overall. ...Read more

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When is the best time to use Triamcinolone Acetonide Ointment on my scalp, and what do I use to wash it out.

When is the best time to use Triamcinolone Acetonide Ointment on my scalp, and what do I use to wash it out.

Scalp meds: Best to use 12 hours before your shower/head cleansing time of the day. Simple shower with soap and water or shampoo for the hair should wash out the mediation. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is triamcinolone acetonide cream USP 0.025 used for can u put it on your check if there is a wound at want heal?

What is triamcinolone acetonide cream USP 0.025 used for can u put it on your check if there is a wound at want heal?

I wouldn't: Triamcinolone is a topical steroid that can have adverse effects on wound healing. I don't understand the second half of your question. Please check with your doctor that originally prescribed the triamcinolone before you use it on an area different than what it was originally indicated for. ...Read more

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I need to know what is triamcinolone acetonide cream?

A topical: Product used for inflammation rashes, allergies and conditions like psoriasis. They dampen an exaggerated immune response. ...Read more

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Can triamcinolone acetonide cure a ringworm?

Can triamcinolone acetonide cure a ringworm?

Ringworm: Ringworm is caused by a fungus in the skin. Triamcinolone is a steroid which can reduce redness and itching but does not directly treat the fungus. Sometimes ringworm can resolve on its own, but if getting worse, needs an antifungal. ...Read more

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Is triamcinolone acetonide cream for wrinkles?

Is triamcinolone acetonide cream for wrinkles?

No: It's a steroid cream - and long terms use could actually result in skin thinning. It doesn't help wrinkles, either. ...Read more

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