Triam-Forte (Injection)


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Triam-Forte (Injection) Drug and Prescription Information

Triam-Forte (Injection)

Triam-Forte (Injection) Medication Classification

TRIAMCINOLONE (Injection)

Triam-Forte (Injection) Brandname

Kenalog-10, Kenalog-40, Triam-Forte, Triamcot, Aristocort Forte, Clinacort, Aristocort, Aristospan

Triam-Forte (Injection) is used for the Treatment

Triamcinolone (trye-am-SIN-oh-lone) Treats inflammation, certain types of arthritis, and many other medical problems. Belongs to a class of drugs called corticosteroids.

When To Not Use Triam-Forte (Injection)

D o not use this medicine if you have ever had an allergic reaction to triamcinolone. You should not use triamcinolone if you have a fungal infection.

How Should You Use Triam-Forte (Injection)

Injectable

  • Your doctor will prescribe your exact dose and tell you how often it should be given.
  • This medicine may be given into the buttocks, upper arm, thigh, or other large muscle. This is called an IM, or intramuscular (in-tra-MUSS-cue-lar) injection.
  • This medicine may be given into a joint such as a knee or shoulder. This is called an intraarticular (in-tra-are-TIC-you-lar) injection.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • This medicine needs to be given on a regular schedule. If you miss a dose, call your doctor for instructions.

Proper Triam-Forte (Injection) Storage

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

What To Avoid While Using Triam-Forte (Injection)

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

  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are also taking insulin, diuretics (water pills), phenobarbital, phenytoin (Dilantin®), rifampin, Coumadin®, or estrogen.
  • Talk to your doctor before getting any vaccines (such as flu shots).

Triam-Forte (Injection) Warnings

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk with your doctor before using this medicine.
  • Before using triamcinolone, let your doctor know if you have liver or thyroid problems, diabetes, cataracts, glaucoma, or herpes simplex that affects your eyes.
  • Avoid getting this medicine in your eyes, nose, mouth, or on your skin.
  • It may be easier for you to get an infection while you are receiving triamcinolone. Avoid crowded places or being near people who are sick.
  • If you are exposed to chickenpox or measles, tell your doctor right away.
  • Make sure any doctor or dentist who treats you knows that you are taking triamcinolone.

Triam-Forte (Injection) Side Effects

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

  • Black or tarry stools
  • Muscle weakness or cramps
  • Unexplained fever, sore throat
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Fluid retention, weight gain
  • Restlessness, anxiety, mood changes
  • Sweating
  • Redness of the face
  • Easy bruising, small purple spots on your skin
  • Thinning skin, acne
  • Increased hair growth
  • Irregular menstrual periods

Triam-Forte (Injection) Ratings

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