Triamcinolone Acetonide Ointment Information
Triamcinolone acetonide ointment (Kenalog® ointment) is a prescription medication approved for treating certain skin conditions that cause inflammation and itching, such as eczema, psoriasis, and dermatitis. It is applied to the affected areas of the skin two to four times daily. Common side effects include skin irritation, such as dryness and burning.
Before beginning treatment with triamcinolone acetonide ointment, information on the drug's safety precautions should be carefully reviewed. Although most people do not have any problems while using this product, it is not suitable for everyone. For instance, you may not be able to use this medicine safely if you have certain allergies.
This ointment may also cause negative reactions with certain drugs, so make sure your healthcare provider is aware of all other medicines, vitamins, and supplements you are taking.
(For more information on this drug, click Triamcinolone Acetonide Ointment. This article also covers how the medication works, lists other potential side effects, and offers some general safety precautions to be aware of before starting treatment.)