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Triamcinolone: Topical lotion

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How This Drug Works
Corticosteriods
Corticosteroids provide anti-inflammatory relief by helping the body make proteins that decrease inflammatory chemical messengers and reduce symptoms like swelling, redness, pain and others.
"Corticosteroids provide anti&#45;inflammatory relief for many different conditions and come in drug forms such as tablets, inhalers, eye&#45;drops, and others. <br><br> The body normally responds to inflammation or cell damage by producing white blood cells and chemical messengers to fight an infection or repair damage. However, in some cases, the surge of all of these substances to a localized area of the body can cause symptoms of inflammation and damage to the bodyâ¬"s tissues. <br><br> Corticosteroids bind to steroid receptors inside cells and form a tightly joined group. When the steroid&#45;receptor &#34;group&#34; is activated, it moves inside the cell&#39;s nucleus where it is able to control the cellâ¬"s ability to make proteins. The proteins that are made decrease inflammatory chemical messengers and reduce symptoms of inflammation like swelling, redness, pain and others."
Corticosteriods
Corticosteroids provide anti-inflammatory relief by helping the body make proteins that decrease inflammatory chemical messengers and reduce symptoms like swelling, redness, pain and others.
"Corticosteroids provide anti&#45;inflammatory relief for many different conditions and come in drug forms such as tablets, inhalers, eye&#45;drops, and others. <br><br> The body normally responds to inflammation or cell damage by producing white blood cells and chemical messengers to fight an infection or repair damage. However, in some cases, the surge of all of these substances to a localized area of the body can cause symptoms of inflammation and damage to the bodyâ¬"s tissues. <br><br> Corticosteroids bind to steroid receptors inside cells and form a tightly joined group. When the steroid&#45;receptor &#34;group&#34; is activated, it moves inside the cell&#39;s nucleus where it is able to control the cellâ¬"s ability to make proteins. The proteins that are made decrease inflammatory chemical messengers and reduce symptoms of inflammation like swelling, redness, pain and others."
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TRIAMCINOLONE (trye am SIN oh lone) is a corticosteroid. It is used on the skin to reduce swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions.

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Drugs Related by Class to Triamcinolone: Topical lotion
Previous Class name
Class Name : Systemic Corticosteroids, Plain

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Betamethasone: Suspension for injection  |  Betamethasone: Topical cream  |  Betamethasone: Topical cream, augmented  |  Betamethasone: Topical foam  |  Betamethasone: Topical gel, augmented  |  Betamethasone: Topical lotion  |  Betamethasone: Topical lotion, augmented  |  Betamethasone: Topical ointment  |  Betamethasone: Topical ointment, augmented  |  Budesonide: Nasal spray, suspension  |  Budesonide: Nebulizer suspension  |  Budesonide: Oral capsule, gastro-resistant pellets  |  Budesonide: Oral tablet, extended release  |  Cortisone: Oral tablet  |  Dexamethasone: Ophthalmic drops, solution  |  Dexamethasone: Oral solution  |  Dexamethasone: Oral tablet  |  Dexamethasone: Solution for injection  |  Fludrocortisone: Oral tablet  |  Hydrocortisone: Oral tablet  |  Hydrocortisone: Rectal enema, suspension  |  Hydrocortisone: Rectal suppository  |  Hydrocortisone: Topical Lipocream  |  Hydrocortisone: Topical cream  |  Hydrocortisone: Topical gel  |  Hydrocortisone: Topical lotion  |  Hydrocortisone: Topical ointment  |  Hydrocortisone: Topical solution  |  Methylprednisolone: Oral tablet  |  Methylprednisolone: Powder for solution for injection  |  Methylprednisolone: Suspension for injection  |  Prednisolone: Ophthalmic drops, solution  |  Prednisolone: Ophthalmic drops, suspension  |  Prednisolone: Oral disintegrating tablet  |  Prednisolone: Oral solution  |  Prednisolone: Oral syrup  |  Prednisolone: Oral tablet  |  Prednisone: Oral solution  |  Prednisone: Oral tablet
Class Name : Corticosteroids for Local Oral Treatment

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Most Commonly Used Drugs by Class
Class Name : Plain Topical Corticosteroids

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Aclovate: Topical cream  |  Aclovate: Topical ointment  |  Ala-Cort: Topical cream  |  Ala-Cort: Topical lotion  |  Ala-Scalp: Topical lotion  |  Alphatrex: Topical cream  |  Alphatrex: Topical lotion  |  Alphatrex: Topical ointment  |  Anusol HC: Rectal suppository  |  Anusol HC: Topical cream  |  Apexicon E: Topical cream  |  Apexicon: Topical ointment  |  Aqua Glycolic HC: Topical lotion  |  Aristocort A: Topical cream  |  Aristocort A: Topical ointment  |  Aristocort: Topical cream  |  Aristocort: Topical ointment  |  Betanate: Topical cream  |  Caldecort: Topical cream  |  Cetacort: Topical lotion  |  Cinalog: Topical cream  |  Cinolar: Topical ointment  |  Clobevate: Topical gel  |  Clobex: Shampoo  |  Clobex: Topical lotion  |  Clobex: Topical spray, solution  |  Clodan: Shampoo  |  Cloderm: Topical cream  |  Cordran SP: Topical cream  |  Cordran Tape: Impregnated dressing  |  Cordran: Topical cream  |  Cordran: Topical lotion  |  Cordran: Topical ointment  |  Cormax: Topical cream  |  Cormax: Topical ointment  |  Cormax: Topical solution  |  Cortaid Advanced: Topical cream  |  Cortaid Intensive Therapy: Topical cream  |  Cortaid Intensive Therapy: Topical spray, solution  |  Cortaid: Topical cream  |  Cortaid: Topical lotion  |  Corticaine: Topical cream  |  Corticool: Topical gel  |  Cortizone-10 Cooling Relief: Topical gel  |  Cortizone-10 Intensive Healing: Topical lotion  |  Cortizone-10 Plus: Topical cream  |  Cortizone-10: Topical cream  |  Cortizone-10: Topical ointment  |  Cortizone: Topical cream  |  Cortizone: Topical ointment  |  Cutivate: Topical cream  |  Cutivate: Topical lotion  |  Cutivate: Topical ointment  |  Cyclocort: Topical cream  |  Cyclocort: Topical lotion  |  Cyclocort: Topical ointment  |  DERMASORB HC Complete: Topical lotion  |  Del-Beta: Topical cream  |  Del-Beta: Topical lotion  |  Derma-Smoothe/FS: Topical oil  |  Dermarest Dricort: Topical cream  |  Dermarest Eczema: Topical lotion  |  Dermatop: Topical cream, emulsified base  |  Dermatop: Topical ointment  |  DesOwen: Topical cream  |  DesOwen: Topical lotion  |  DesOwen: Topical ointment  |  Desonate: Topical gel  |  Diprolene AF: Topical cream, augmented  |  Diprolene: Topical gel, augmented  |  Diprolene: Topical lotion, augmented  |  Diprolene: Topical ointment, augmented  |  Diprosone: Topical cream  |  Diprosone: Topical ointment  |  Elocon: Topical cream  |  Elocon: Topical ointment  |  Florone: Topical cream  |  Florone: Topical ointment  |  Fluonid: Topical solution  |  Flutex: Topical cream  |  Gly-Cort: Topical lotion  |  Halog: Topical cream  |  Halog: Topical ointment  |  Hycort: Topical cream  |  Hydro Skin: Topical lotion  |  Hydrocortisone in Absorbase: Topical ointment  |  Hydroskin: Topical cream  |  Hydroskin: Topical lotion  |  Hytone: Topical cream  |  Hytone: Topical lotion  |  Hytone: Topical ointment  |  Impoyz: Topical cream  |  Instacort: Topical cream  |  Kenalog: Suspension for injection  |  Kenalog: Topical cream  |  Kenalog: Topical lotion  |  Kenalog: Topical ointment  |  Kenalog: Topical spray, solution  |  Lacticare HC: Topical lotion  |  Lidex -E: Topical cream, emulsified base  |  Lidex: Topical cream  |  Lidex: Topical gel  |  Lidex: Topical ointment  |  Lidex: Topical solution  |  LoKara: Topical lotion  |  Locoid Lipocream: Topical Lipocream  |  Locoid: Topical cream  |  Locoid: Topical lotion  |  Locoid: Topical ointment  |  Locoid: Topical solution  |  Luxiq Foam: Topical foam  |  Maxiflor: Topical cream  |  Maxiflor: Topical ointment  |  Maxivate: Topical cream  |  Maxivate: Topical lotion  |  Maxivate: Topical ointment  |  MiCort-HC: Topical cream  |  Monistat Complete Care Instant Itch Relief Cream: Topical cream  |  Neosporin Eczema: Topical cream  |  Nolix: Topical lotion  |  NuCort: Topical lotion  |  NuZon: Topical gel  |  Nutracort: Topical cream  |  Nutracort: Topical lotion  |  Olux-E: Foam - Non aqueous  |  Olux: Foam - Hydroalcoholic  |  Pandel: Topical cream  |  Pediaderm TA: Topical cream  |  Penecort: Topical cream  |  Preparation H Hydrocortisone: Topical cream  |  Procto-Kit: Topical cream  |  Proctosol-HC: Rectal suppository  |  Proctosol-HC: Topical cream  |  Psorcon E: Topical cream  |  Psorcon E: Topical ointment  |  Psorcon: Topical cream  |  Psorcon: Topical ointment  |  Rederm: Topical lotion  |  Sarnol-HC: Topical lotion  |  Scalacort: Topical lotion  |  Scalpicin Anti-Itch: Topical solution  |  Sernivo: Topical spray, solution  |  Synalar: Topical cream  |  Synalar: Topical ointment  |  Synalar: Topical solution  |  Temovate E: Topical cream, emulsified base  |  Temovate E: Topical ointment  |  Temovate: Topical cream  |  Temovate: Topical gel  |  Temovate: Topical ointment  |  Temovate: Topical solution  |  Texacort: Topical solution  |  Topicort LP: Topical cream  |  Topicort LP: Topical ointment  |  Topicort: Topical cream  |  Topicort: Topical gel  |  Topicort: Topical ointment  |  Topicort: Topical spray, solution  |  Triacet: Topical cream  |  Trianex: Topical ointment, augmented  |  Triderm: Topical cream  |  Triderm: Topical ointment  |  Tridesilon: Topical cream  |  Tucks HC: Topical ointment  |  Ultravate: Topical cream  |  Ultravate: Topical lotion  |  Ultravate: Topical ointment  |  Valisone: Topical cream  |  Valisone: Topical lotion  |  Valisone: Topical ointment  |  Vanos: Topical cream  |  Verdeso: Topical foam  |  Westcort: Topical cream  |  Westcort: Topical ointment
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Alclometasone: Topical cream  |  Alclometasone: Topical ointment  |  Amcinonide: Topical cream  |  Amcinonide: Topical lotion  |  Amcinonide: Topical ointment  |  Betamethasone: Suspension for injection  |  Betamethasone: Topical cream  |  Betamethasone: Topical cream, augmented  |  Betamethasone: Topical foam  |  Betamethasone: Topical gel, augmented  |  Betamethasone: Topical lotion  |  Betamethasone: Topical lotion, augmented  |  Betamethasone: Topical ointment  |  Betamethasone: Topical ointment, augmented  |  Clobetasol: Foam - Hydroalcoholic  |  Clobetasol: Foam - Non aqueous  |  Clobetasol: Shampoo  |  Clobetasol: Topical cream  |  Clobetasol: Topical cream, emulsified base  |  Clobetasol: Topical gel  |  Clobetasol: Topical lotion  |  Clobetasol: Topical ointment  |  Clobetasol: Topical solution  |  Clobetasol: Topical spray, solution  |  Clocortolone: Topical cream  |  Desonide: Topical cream  |  Desonide: Topical lotion  |  Desonide: Topical ointment  |  Desoximetasone: Topical cream  |  Desoximetasone: Topical gel  |  Desoximetasone: Topical ointment  |  Desoximetasone: Topical spray, solution  |  Diflorasone: Topical cream  |  Diflorasone: Topical ointment  |  Fluocinolone: Otic drops, oil  |  Fluocinolone: Topical cream  |  Fluocinolone: Topical oil  |  Fluocinolone: Topical ointment  |  Fluocinolone: Topical solution  |  Fluocinonide: Topical cream  |  Fluocinonide: Topical cream, emulsified base  |  Fluocinonide: Topical gel  |  Fluocinonide: Topical ointment  |  Fluocinonide: Topical solution  |  Flurandrenolide: Topical cream  |  Flurandrenolide: Topical lotion  |  Flurandrenolide: Topical ointment  |  Fluticasone Propionate: Nasal spray, suspension  |  Fluticasone Propionate: Topical cream  |  Fluticasone Propionate: Topical lotion  |  Fluticasone Propionate: Topical ointment  |  Halobetasol Propionate: Topical cream  |  Halobetasol Propionate: Topical ointment  |  Hydrocortisone: Oral tablet  |  Hydrocortisone: Rectal enema, suspension  |  Hydrocortisone: Rectal suppository  |  Hydrocortisone: Topical Lipocream  |  Hydrocortisone: Topical cream  |  Hydrocortisone: Topical gel  |  Hydrocortisone: Topical lotion  |  Hydrocortisone: Topical ointment  |  Hydrocortisone: Topical solution  |  Mometasone: Nasal spray, suspension  |  Mometasone: Topical cream  |  Mometasone: Topical ointment  |  Prednicarbate: Topical cream, emulsified base  |  Prednicarbate: Topical ointment
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CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Triamcinolone: Topical lotion
Usage by Gender
59.39%
40.61%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
18.87%
19.2%
27.57%
34.36%
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Average Scores
Easy to Take: 4.9 / 5
Works as Intended: 4.9 / 5
Tolerable: 4.9 / 5

Works well
Clears me arms n neck up over night. Good product to keep around
Helpful: 1
Unhelpful: 0
CVS Customer
December 02, 2017
From: Baltimore, MD
Age: 35-44
Gender: Male
Drug Form: Dental paste
Easy to Take: Strongly Agree
Works as Intended: Strongly Agree
Tolerable: Strongly Agree


We call it “SPECIAL CREAMS”
Any eczema or itchy rash I see.. I apply this cream and again in the morning. By day three... it’s gone completely. Amazing stuff!
Helpful: 5
Unhelpful: 1
CVS Customer
September 26, 2017
From: Williston, VT
Age: 35-44
Gender: Male
Drug Form: Topical cream
Easy to Take: Strongly Agree
Works as Intended: Strongly Agree
Tolerable: Strongly Agree


Cleared up the skin issues but then........
It initially worked however I would have never used it because of the skin withdrawal coming off the steroid cream is AGONIZING. I broke out with literally eruptions every where I had applied it. Skin is peeling off in chunks. The swelling is unreal. I have been researching this and believe it or not it's common called RSS. Bottom line is that you have to just go through it. It's about a month and I have to go through it.
Helpful: 3
Unhelpful: 2
Darryl
June 27, 2017
From: Aiken, SC
Age: 45-54
Gender: Male
Drug Form: Topical cream
Easy to Take: Strongly Agree
Works as Intended: Strongly Disagree
Tolerable: Strongly Disagree


Great Stuff
Have lived with a rash most of my adult life on the lower part of my legs, I used this and it cleared it up, if I stop for a while it starts to come back, so I go back to using it agin it is a great gift to have
Helpful: 18
Unhelpful: 3
Anonymous
April 04, 2015
From: shawnee, OK
Age: 55-64
Gender: Female
Drug Form: Topical cream
Easy to Take: Strongly Agree
Works as Intended: Strongly Agree
Tolerable: Strongly Agree


Works as intended
Ointment works perfectly fine. No side effects. Applied twice a week for three months for eczema.
Helpful: 7
Unhelpful: 4
CVS Customer
October 27, 2014
From: Bedford, MA
Age: 13-18
Gender: Female
Drug Form: Topical ointment
Easy to Take: Strongly Agree
Works as Intended: Strongly Agree
Tolerable: Strongly Agree


works great
this is the best stuff I have ever had I got a rash on my Brest area after surgery from the tape they were using and as soon as I used it the next day it was gone also can be used for other things to
Helpful: 9
Unhelpful: 6
CVS Customer
October 11, 2014
From: hanover township, PA
Age: 45-54
Gender: Female
Drug Form: Topical ointment
Easy to Take: Strongly Agree
Works as Intended: Strongly Agree
Tolerable: Strongly Agree


This cream is helping.
I'm 49 y/o male with diabetes. Using Triamcinolone on my lower legs, in conjunction with compression stockings. So far, the cream and stockings have greatly lessened the edema and discoloration in my lower legs. So, so far so good. Just hope I won''t have to continue this regimen.
Helpful: 14
Unhelpful: 5
CVS Customer
September 19, 2014
From: Bloomsburg, PA
Age: 45-54
Gender: Male
Drug Form: Topical cream
Easy to Take: Agree
Works as Intended: Agree
Tolerable: Agree


Works very well
I went hiking and got covered with insect bites. This medicine healed the bites faster then over the counter medicated creams.
Helpful: 16
Unhelpful: 7
CVS Customer
September 03, 2014
From: Louisville, KY
Age: 45-54
Gender: Female
Drug Form: Topical cream
Easy to Take: Strongly Agree
Works as Intended: Strongly Agree
Tolerable: Strongly Agree


Wonderful
I just started using this ointment for my heat rash on my neck and within a day or two it cleared up. I had been dealing with this for about a month and just in a matter of days this worked. Should have gotten to the doctor sooner.
Helpful: 10
Unhelpful: 3
CVS Customer
August 21, 2014
From: Irving, TX
Age: 45-54
Gender: Female
Drug Form: Topical ointment
Easy to Take: Strongly Agree
Works as Intended: Strongly Agree
Tolerable: Strongly Agree


Works better than expected
I use it along with the Eurcin lotion and it has cut my breakout time in half and it start to clear in days instead of weeks.
Helpful: 13
Unhelpful: 16
CVS Customer
January 23, 2014
From: Washington, DC
Age: 45-54
Gender: Female
Drug Form: Topical ointment
Easy to Take: Strongly Agree
Works as Intended: Strongly Agree
Tolerable: Strongly Agree