Triacet (Topical) Drug and Prescription Information
Triacet (Topical) Medication Classification
TRIAMCINOLONE (On the skin)
Triacet (Topical) Brandname
Aristocort A, Triacet, Triamcot, Triderm, Kenalog, Cinolar
Triacet (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 Triacet (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 Triacet (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 Triacet (Topical) Storage
Store Triacet (Topical) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Triacet (Topical) and all medications out of the reach of children.
What To Avoid While Using Triacet (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.
Triacet (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.
Triacet (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