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Dr. Mark Harrast
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Triamcinolone (Definition)

Much more potent than hydrocortisone, but much ...Read more


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Is it safe to use triamcinolone 0.1% everyday for the rest of my life? (atopic dermatitis)

Is it safe to use triamcinolone 0.1% everyday for the rest of my life? (atopic dermatitis)

Depends: If it is used on a small area, it is likely ok except for the face. If it is applied to a wide area of the body regularly, then it will cause side effects like taking a moderate dose of cortisone by mouth. Since the primary problem is water loss from the skin, be sure to apply a moisturizer like CeRave on the whole body Read more

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Sharp knee pain, hurts to move, pain shoot up thigh when walking sometimes when resting. Been going on for a couple days, kenalog (triamcinolone) shot did not help?

Sharp knee pain, hurts to move, pain shoot up thigh when walking sometimes when resting. Been going on for a couple days, kenalog (triamcinolone) shot did not help?

Need Diagnosis: At 19 it is rare to have severe knee pain unless there is a serious injury. It's important to find out what your diagnosis is. I recommend seeing a good pain doctor or orthopedist and find out what's going on. Read more

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How long can I take Nasacort (triamcinolone)?

Nasacort (triamcinolone): Greetings. The good news is that there is no limited length of time that you can use Nasacort (triamcinolone). Long term use studies found that when you use a steroid nasal spray daily for >5 years, no adverse effects were noted. I have patients who have intranasal polyps who have been benefitting from these medications for years. If you should develop bleeding or a headache hold off for a bit. Read more

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What is Nasacort (triamcinolone) prescribed for?

Allergic rhinitis: This is a common medicine for patients with allergies. It will work for other problems, like non-allergic rhinitis or even vasomotor rhinitis. It is a great drum. Read more

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Is nasacort (triamcinolone) save for everyday use?

It is safe: Nasocort used for allergic rhinitis with sinus inflammation, is a non systemic steroid nasal spray, which is safe for long term use if it is helping to improve your symptoms. Read more

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Will triamcinolone help with facial discoloration?

Minimally: Steroids can help on a short term basis to reduce redness, but long term will probably make things worse. Steroids help a tiny bit with brownness, but not a whole lot. In general, triamcinolone would not be a good treatment for facial discoloration. Read more

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How long it takes for nasacort (triamcinolone) to work?

How long it takes for nasacort (triamcinolone) to work?

Soon: Typically you will have some relief after continuous use for 4-7 days. This varies from person to person but generally within a week. Keep with it. Read more

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

Too thick.: You just might be applying too much. Just a thin coat to cover the lesion. No less, no more. Read more

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Can I use nasacort (triamcinolone) more than once a day? What is the safest maximum dosage?

Can I use nasacort (triamcinolone) more than once a day? What is the safest maximum dosage?

No: It's prescribed as a single daily dosing, 2 sprays per nostril once daily. I've encountered an occasional dosing of twice daily for up to three days, then once daily maintenance dosing. This latter is particularly helpful for acute exacerbations of allergic rhinitis. Read more

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Do you need to use nasacort (triamcinolone) for several days for symptom relief or can be used when needed?

Nasal Steroids: Nasal steroids are not rapidly acting medications, and therefore are generally not recommended to be used in single doses on an as-needed basis. Read more

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I've been nasacort (triamcinolone) for a week and no alleviation yet. Should I continue to use it and wait?

Nasacort (triamcinolone): Yes give it time to work and use it long term for it to be most effective. Sudafed or mucinex (guaifenesin) OTC can help with short term relief in the meantime. Hope this helps Read more

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Alternative to azmacort (triamcinolone)?

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 doctor about other inhaled steroids. Read more

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Duration of effects of azmacort (triamcinolone)?

Duration of effects of azmacort (triamcinolone)?

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 increases over a period of 3 to 6 weeks. Continued use after that maintains breathing capacity. The half life of Azmacort (triamcinolone) is 88 minutes meaning that half the drug is metabolized every 88 minutes. The effect on breathing lasts if medication used on regular basis. Read more

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Are kenalog (triamcinolone) injections effective?

For what?: Kenalog (triamcinolone) injections are effective for a number of disorders. Which one did you have in mind? Read more

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Is kenalog (triamcinolone) in orabase edible?

Kenalog (triamcinolone) in orabase: This is used as an oral bandage to treat or cover sores/ulcers in the mouth. Swallowing small amounts used in this manor is not harmful. Read more

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