- What is triamcinolone-dental, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
- What brand names are available for triamcinolone-dental?
- Is triamcinolone-dental available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for triamcinolone-dental?
- What are the side effects of triamcinolone-dental?
- What is the dosage for triamcinolone-dental?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with triamcinolone-dental?
- Is triamcinolone-dental safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about triamcinolone-dental?
What is triamcinolone-dental, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
Triamcinolone acetonide 0.1% dental paste is a prescription medicine used to treat painful lesions in the mouth. Triamcinolone is commonly used in various conditions and is available in oral, nasal, injectable, topical, ophthalmic injection, and spray preparations. Triamcinolone was first approved by the FDA in 1957.
Like other corticosteroids, triamcinolone has anti-inflammatory and antipruritic (anti-itch) properties. Corticosteroids are natural substances produced by the adrenal glands located adjacent to the kidneys. Corticosteroids have potent anti-inflammatory properties. Corticosteroids prevent release of chemicals that cause inflammation.
What brand names are available for triamcinolone-dental?
Is triamcinolone-dental available as a generic drug?
GENERIC AVAILABLE: Yes
Do I need a prescription for triamcinolone-dental?
What are the side effects of triamcinolone-dental?
Use of triamcinolone acetonide dental paste may cause some local side effects such as
- dryness, and
- peeling where it is applied.
Other side effects reported include
- peri-oral dermatitis,
- allergic contact dermatitis,
- maceration of the oral mucosa,
- secondary infection, and
- atrophy of the oral mucosa.
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