Aristocort A (Topical)


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aristocort A


i used aristocort A 0.1 cream for my excuma(?).  the generic form doesnt work for me.  i cant find a pharmacy that can get the regular stuff all they can get is the generic.  where can i get the regular aristocort a 0.1 cream at.  ...
by kathleen williams in MI, 06/26/2007

Aristocort A (Topical) Drug and Prescription Information

Aristocort A (Topical)

Aristocort A (Topical) Medication Classification

TRIAMCINOLONE (On the skin)

Aristocort A (Topical) Brandname

Aristocort A, Triacet, Triamcot, Triderm, Kenalog, Cinolar

Aristocort A (Topical) is used for the Treatment

Triamcinolone (trye-am-SIN-oh-lone) Treats skin irritation, allergic reactions, and other types of skin problems.Belongs to a class of drugs called corticosteroids.

When To Not Use Aristocort A (Topical)

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to fluocinonide, hydrocortisone, triamcinolone (Aristocort®), betamethasone (Valisone®), or clobetasol (Temovate®).

How Should You Use Aristocort A (Topical)

Cream, Ointment, Lotion

  • Your doctor will tell you how much to take and how often.
  • Use on the skin only.
  • Put a thin layer on the affected area. Rub in gently.
  • Do not cover the treated area of your skin with a bandage unless your doctor tells you to.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • Use the missed dose as soon as possible.
  • Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next regular dose.
  • Do not put on two doses at the same time.

Proper Aristocort A (Topical) Storage

Store Aristocort A (Topical) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Aristocort A (Topical) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Aristocort A (Topical)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Unless approved by your doctor, do not mix or use other skin medicines with this medicine.

Aristocort A (Topical) Warnings

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before using this medicine.
  • Make sure your doctor knows if you have glaucoma, tuberculosis, diabetes, chickenpox, or an infection of the skin before you use this medicine.
  • You should not use in or around your eyes.
  • Do not put this medicine on your face or neck unless your doctor tells you to do so.
  • If this medicine is used on the diaper area of a child, avoid using tight-fitting diapers or plastic pants.
  • You should not use this medicine for other skin conditions without first checking with your doctor or pharmacist.

Aristocort A (Topical) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Severe itching, burning, or skin irritation
  • Redness, swelling, drainage, or pus from the area or other signs of infection.
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Mild, temporary stinging
  • Irritation, burning, redness, or dryness of skin
  • Raised spots on skin
  • Thinning of skin or bruising
  • Poor healing of skin
  • Acne-like skin changes

Aristocort A (Topical) Ratings

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3.0***

 

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