Triamcinolone acetonide

KenalogNasacortAristogeltriamcinolone
Triamcinolone acetonide is a synthetic corticosteroid used topically to treat various skin conditions, to relieve the discomfort of mouth sores, and intra-articularly by proceduralists to treat various joint conditions.wikipedia
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Corticosteroid

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Triamcinolone acetonide is a synthetic corticosteroid used topically to treat various skin conditions, to relieve the discomfort of mouth sores, and intra-articularly by proceduralists to treat various joint conditions. Triamcinolone acetonide, also known as 9α-fluoro-16α-hydroxyprednisolone 16α,17α-acetonide or as 9α-fluoro-11β,16α-17α,21-tetrahydroxypregna-1,4-diene-3,20-dione cyclic 16,17-acetal with acetone, is a synthetic halogenated cyclic ketal pregnane corticosteroid. A series of injections with triamcinolone acetonide or another corticosteroid may reduce keloid size and irritation.
Amcinonide, budesonide, desonide, fluocinolone acetonide, fluocinonide, halcinonide, and triamcinolone acetonide.

Triamcinolone

AzmacortAristocortFlutex
It is a more potent derivative of triamcinolone, and is about eight times as potent as prednisone. It is the C16α,17α acetonide of triamcinolone.
Triamcinolone is used to treat a number of different medical conditions, such as eczema, lichen sclerosus, psoriasis, arthritis, allergies, ulcerative colitis, lupus, sympathetic ophthalmia, temporal arteritis, uveitis, ocular inflammation, keloids, urushiol-induced contact dermatitis, aphthous ulcers (usually as triamcinolone acetonide), central retinal vein occlusion, visualization during vitrectomy and the prevention of asthma attacks.

Nasal spray

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In 2014, the FDA made triamcinolone acetonide an over-the-counter drug in the United States in nasal spray form under the brand name Nasacort.

Allergic rhinitis

hay feverhayfeverhay-fever
In nasal spray form, it is used to treat allergic rhinitis.
Systemic steroids such as prednisone tablets and intramuscular triamcinolone acetonide or glucocorticoid (such as betamethasone) injection are effective at reducing nasal inflammation, but their use is limited by their short duration of effect and the side-effects of prolonged steroid therapy.

List of corticosteroid cyclic ketals

cyclic ketal
Triamcinolone acetonide, also known as 9α-fluoro-16α-hydroxyprednisolone 16α,17α-acetonide or as 9α-fluoro-11β,16α-17α,21-tetrahydroxypregna-1,4-diene-3,20-dione cyclic 16,17-acetal with acetone, is a synthetic halogenated cyclic ketal pregnane corticosteroid.
One of the most widely used corticosteroid cyclic ketals is triamcinolone acetonide, which is the C16α,17α acetonide (cyclic ketone with acetone) of triamcinolone.

Nystatin

mycostatinBarstatin 100Bio-Statin
When combined with Nystatin, it is used to treat skin infections with discomfort from fungus, though it should not be used on the eyes.

Topical medication

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Triamcinolone acetonide is a synthetic corticosteroid used topically to treat various skin conditions, to relieve the discomfort of mouth sores, and intra-articularly by proceduralists to treat various joint conditions.
An example of this is the case of brand name Valisone cream and Kenalog cream in clinical studies have demonstrated significantly better vasoconstrictions than some forms of this drug produced by generic drug manufacturers.

Acetonide

acetonidationisopropylideneisopropylidene acetal
It is the C16α,17α acetonide of triamcinolone.

Topical steroid

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* Topical steroid relative strength groupings list
Triamcinolone acetonide, triamcinolone alcohol, amcinonide, budesonide, desonide, fluocinonide, fluocinolone acetonide, and halcinonide

Keloid

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A series of injections with triamcinolone acetonide or another corticosteroid may reduce keloid size and irritation.
Intralesional injection with a corticosteroid such as Kenalog does appear to aid in the reduction of fibroblast activity, inflammation and pruritus.

Organic compound

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Triamcinolone acetonide is a synthetic corticosteroid used topically to treat various skin conditions, to relieve the discomfort of mouth sores, and intra-articularly by proceduralists to treat various joint conditions. Triamcinolone acetonide, also known as 9α-fluoro-16α-hydroxyprednisolone 16α,17α-acetonide or as 9α-fluoro-11β,16α-17α,21-tetrahydroxypregna-1,4-diene-3,20-dione cyclic 16,17-acetal with acetone, is a synthetic halogenated cyclic ketal pregnane corticosteroid.

Skin condition

Skin lesionskin diseasepustule
Triamcinolone acetonide is a synthetic corticosteroid used topically to treat various skin conditions, to relieve the discomfort of mouth sores, and intra-articularly by proceduralists to treat various joint conditions.

Mouth ulcer

oral ulcerationoral ulcerulceration
Triamcinolone acetonide is a synthetic corticosteroid used topically to treat various skin conditions, to relieve the discomfort of mouth sores, and intra-articularly by proceduralists to treat various joint conditions.

Joint injection

injected into the jointIntra-articularintra-articularly
Triamcinolone acetonide is a synthetic corticosteroid used topically to treat various skin conditions, to relieve the discomfort of mouth sores, and intra-articularly by proceduralists to treat various joint conditions.

Arthropathy

joint diseasearthropathiesDiabetic arthropathy
Triamcinolone acetonide is a synthetic corticosteroid used topically to treat various skin conditions, to relieve the discomfort of mouth sores, and intra-articularly by proceduralists to treat various joint conditions.

Potency (pharmacology)

potentpotencypotencies
It is a more potent derivative of triamcinolone, and is about eight times as potent as prednisone.

Prednisone

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It is a more potent derivative of triamcinolone, and is about eight times as potent as prednisone.

Food and Drug Administration

FDAU.S. Food and Drug AdministrationUnited States Food and Drug Administration
In 2014, the FDA made triamcinolone acetonide an over-the-counter drug in the United States in nasal spray form under the brand name Nasacort.

Over-the-counter drug

over-the-counterover the counterOTC
In 2014, the FDA made triamcinolone acetonide an over-the-counter drug in the United States in nasal spray form under the brand name Nasacort.

Toxicodendron radicans

poison ivypoison-ivyRhus radicans
When applied to the skin as a topical ointment, it is used to mitigate blistering from poison ivy, oak, and sumac,.

Aphthous stomatitis

aphthous ulceraphthous ulcerscanker sores
Oral and dental paste preparations are used for treating aphthous ulcers.

Diabetic retinopathy

diabetic macular edemaretinopathydamage to the eyes
As an intravitreal injection, triamcinolone acetonide has been used to treat various eye diseases and has been found useful in reducing macular edema.

Vascular endothelial growth factor

VEGFendothelial growth factorvascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)
Drug trials have found it to be as efficient as anti-VEGF drugs in eyes with artificial lenses over a two-year period.

Macular degeneration

age-related macular degenerationage related macular degenerationwet age-related macular degeneration
A systematic review did not find any evidence of any benefit in preventing vision loss in eyes treated with triamcinolone acetonide over placebo, for patients with age-related macular degeneration.

Immunosuppressive drug

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As with all immunosuppressant drugs, triamcinolone acetonide should not be taken by people suffering from infectious diseases, either currently or in recuperation or soon thereafter.