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Fluocinonide Vs Triamcinolone Acetonide
No: No. It would probably make it worse. ...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
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
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
You should see: Some improvement in 48-72 hours. Use cream as directed. ...Read more
Temporary: Skin atrophy from corticosteroid use will resolve after the drug is stopped, but it may take months. ...Read more
No: No it will not. Do not use it for this problem. ...Read more
Yes: It won't be dangerous.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not in the long run: Common causes of inflamed hair follicles include pityrosporum yeast (a tinea versicolor variant best handled with antifungals) and having a particular type of beard (even the military lets these guys grow a beard). Triamcinolone is an immunosuppressant and might not be the best treatment long-run. Folliculitis and acne are actually known side-effects of topical triamcinolone. ...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 there is none: It is a mid potency cream and there is ni equivalent cream over the counter non prescription. ...Read more
No: Tanning is not safe and is not recommended for anyone. It increases the risk of skin cancer and accelerates facial and body aging. Sunscreen with titanium and zinc can help protect you from uva and uvb rays, but avoiding sun exposure is best. Spray tanning and tanning lotions are a reasonable alternative to achieve a bronzed look, but they may not be safe for pregnant/ lactating women. ...Read more
My 2 year old just licked the triamcinolone acetonide off of his leg before I could rub it in. Should I worry?
Not so much: This is an anti-inflammatory steroid. We give kids a liquid form of similar meds. A single exposure is unlikely to do much. I would prepare in the future to avoid a repeat. ...Read more
Didn't wear gloves when applying. 015% triamcinolone acetonide solution to dogs. Washed hands after. Is there a major cause for concern?
No: Generally, it should be fine.Get a more detailed answer ›
My son ate some mystatin and triamcinolone acetonide cream should I be worried? I mean he seems to be fine.... But I don't know if I should take him to the emergency room or what? What should I do?
Relax: Neither of these is toxic and both come in forms we give a baby by mouth. I would take the opportunity to get the poison control centers number and keep it by the phone. I would also scan the house for other ways baby can get into materials that could be poisonous or dangerous. Babies like to explore and unfortunately, they eat things to see how they taste. ...Read more
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