Generic Nasacort, Triamcinolone Tablet

Triamcinolone is a corticosteroid which can be used for the treatment of allergic disorders and allergic reactions.

Nasacort, Cinolar, Kenalog, Triderm




Wyeth, Abbott, Cadila Pharma, Piramal Healthcare


4 mg



Triamcinolone is used in the treatment of allergic disorders, the symptoms it can cause and rheumatic disorder.
How it Works
Triamcinolone belongs to a group of medicines called corticosteroids. Triamcinolone functions in reducing inflammation and swelling. Triamcinolone also relieves sneezing, itching, congestion, irritation and discomfort of rhinitis. Triamcinolone is used to treat certain skin conditions as well, including psoriasis and allergic eczema.Triamcinolone works by reducing the action of the substances in the body which cause inflammation and swelling.
Common Side effects
Patients who take Triamcinolone may suffer from such side effects; Rash, Wheezing, Electrolyte imbalance, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Photosensitivity, Shortness of breath, Increased risk of infection, Muscle disorders, Skin infection, Acne, Itching, Skin cracking, Difficulty in swalloing, Increased blood pressure, Changes in skin color, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Behavioural changes, Sunburn, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract, Dry skin, Skin redness, Burning sensation
Steroids belong to a class of drugs which are usually very effective for treating the conditions for which they are prescribed. Triamcinolone is one of such steroids that has been in use for treating the respiratory disease, spectrum, and a number of other diseases. Especially for allergic diseases, this medicine is quite helpful and it is prescribed by many doctors. As a result of its good efficacy and potency, this is used to control many conditions and relieves most of the symptoms in allergic conditions. It is used in the dosage forms of ointments, oral tablets, and even nasal sprays. Being mostly an anti-inflammatory drug, it is very much effective against allergy conditions occurring in different parts of the body.
In most cases, this tablet is used for the prevention of allergies. Allergy manifestations in the body can be found in different forms, on the skin as well as through the respiratory system. In the form of tablets, this drug can be given for reliving the itching, swelling, and redness symptoms of the skin. For the respiratory system, it helps in relieving bronchial irritation leading to asthma like symptoms. When it is given for respiratory tract conditions like asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, it helps in allaying symptoms of chest tightness, breathlessness, and cough. For patients with asthmatic tendencies, this tablet form can be very useful and it is usually prescribed nowadays along with bronchodilators by many doctors.
Dosage and administration
Being available in tablet form, it is to be taken orally, which is also supposedly one of the safest routes to help manage all kinds of allergic manifestations. Not only does it work smoothly because of absorption, there is also improved efficacy through the oral route although there are formulations which are also effective, such as through topical and inhalation routes. The tablet form is available in strengths of 4 mg, which can be usually given without side effects in once daily dosage regimen, although the accurate dosage should be advised by the prescribing doctor.
Hypersensitivity in the past is a contraindication for taking these tablets.Pregnant ladies and children should avoid taking this drug without the proper advice of the doctor.Any kind of adverse events noted by the patients during consumption of this drug is observed as a warning and patients are to consult the doctor and to stop taking the drug immediately.
Side effects
Most of the patients usually do not experience any adverse effects when taking this drug in the prescribed dosages by the doctors. Some patients may have irritation symptoms that result in rashes but there are no major side effects when consumed at low doses. At higher doses, there may be,Suppression of hypothalamic pituitary axisWeight lossTirednessGastritis and aciditySwelling of anklesBleeding because of systemic effectsSuppression of immunity in some, for which fungal infections can be seen as white patches in the throat layer Any kind of discomfort should be immediately reported to the doctor for further advice.

Rated: 5.0 / 5 based on 5.0 customer reviews.

Posted by Michael on May 8, 2017 Verified Purchase


Awesome for severe allergies. Kept me working and social during peak allergy season.

Note: does not imply any medical claims from this review.

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