What is Triamcinolone Acetonide 0.1% cream
Cortrima cream manufactured by NuLife company. This medicated cream is used to treat a variety of skin conditions (e.g., eczema, dermatitis, allergies, rash). Triamcinolone reduces the swelling, itching, and redness that can occur in these types of conditions. This medication is a medium- to strong-potency corticosteroid. The potency depends on the strength and the form that you use. For details on the potency of your product, ask your dermatologist. Use Triamcinolone Acetonide 0.1% cream only when prescribed by the doctor.
Brand name(s): Aristocort, Aristocort HP, Kenalog, Triderm, Tricortone.
How to use Triamcinolone Acetonide 0.1% cream
Use this cream only on the skin. Do not use it on the face, groin, or underarms unless directed to do so by your dermatologist. Wash and dry your hands. Before applying the medication, clean and dry the affected area. Apply a thin film of the cream to the affected area and gently rub in, usually 2 to 4 times daily or as directed by your doctor. Do not cover, bandage or wrap the area unless directed to do so by your doctor. If used in the diaper area on an infant, do not use tight-fitting diapers or plastic pants.
After applying the medication, wash your hands unless you are using this medication to treat the hands. When applying this medication near the eyes, avoid getting it in the eyes as this may worsen or cause glaucoma. Also, avoid getting this medication in the nose or mouth. If you get the medication in your eyes, nose, or mouth, rinse with plenty of water.
Use this cream only for the condition prescribed. Do not use it for longer than prescribed. Inform your doctor if your condition persists or worsens.
Side effects of Triamcinolone Acetonide 0.1% cream
Burning, itching, irritation, or dryness may occur when this cream is first applied to the skin. This should disappear in a few days as your body adjusts to the medication. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor promptly. Remember that your doctor has prescribed this cream because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this cream do not have serious side effects.
This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.
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