What Is Triamcinolone Acetonide Ointment?
People who have certain skin conditions may benefit from triamcinolone acetonide ointment (Kenalog® ointment). But what is triamcinolone acetonide ointment and how does it work?
This prescription drug is approved for treating several skin problems, including:
- Poison ivy.
Triamcinolone acetonide ointment is a type of steroid. It works to treat these and other skin conditions by reducing inflammation and suppressing an overactive immune system. The ointment is applied to the affected areas two to four times daily.
(Click Triamcinolone Acetonide Ointment for a complete overview of what triamcinolone acetonide ointment is used for. This article also describes potential side effects, safety warnings, and some tips for when and how to use this medicine.)