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Triamcinolone, Aristocort, Atolone, Azmacort, Kenacort, Nasacort


Triamcinolone is a corticosteroid, glucocorticod.


corticosteroid, glucocorticod


Addison's disease, adrenocortical insufficiency, allergic rhinitis, alopecia, asthma, bursitis, dermatitis, gout, granuloma annulare, keloids, lichen planus, necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum, osteoarthritis, pruritus, psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), tenosynovitis,

Side Effects

abdominal pain, acne vulgaris, acneiform rash, amenorrhea, anorexia, anxiety, arthropathy, bone fractures, cataracts, constipation, contact dermatitis, Cushing's syndrome, depression, diaphoresis, diarrhea, dysmenorrhea, ecchymosis, edema, EEG changes, esophagitis, euphoria, exophthalmos, fluid retention, folliculitis, gastritis, headache, heart failure, hirsutism, hyperglycemia, hypertension, hypertrichosis, hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) suppression, impaired wound healing, increased intraocular pressure, infection, insomnia, miliaria, mood lability, nausea/vomiting, osteoporosis, pancreatitis, peptic ulcer, petechiae, pruritus, psychosis, purpura, restlessness, retinopathy, seizures, skin atrophy, skin hypopigmentation, striae, vertigo, weight gain, weight loss, withdrawal, xerosis,

Drug-Vitamin-Herb Interactions

Negative interactions:

Licorice may raise levels of corticosteroids, thereby increasing their side effects.

Mixed interactions:

Chromium may help control corticosteroid-induced diabetes.

Positive interactions:

Calcium and Vitamin D
Calcium and Vitamin D may help reduce the side effect of osteoporosis associated with corticosteroids.

DHEA may help protect against some of the side effects of corticosteroid use.

Aloe and Licorice topically
Aloe and licorice topically may boost the effects of hydrocortisone against acute inflammation.




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