Triamcinolone side effects
Side effects of Triamcinolone Cream primarily affect the skin and may cause:
- Burning sensation
- Stretch marks
Please see the patient information leaflet for a full list of side effects.
According to the USP-NF, topical Triamcinolone does not have any contraindications. People with hypersensitivity or allergies to any of the ingredients in topical in Triamcinolone should avoid using it.
Triamcinolone should not be used with other corticosteroids or other medications that suppress the immune system, such as cyclosporine. Always let the prescribing doctor know about any medications, alternative treatments, or recreational drugs that you are taking.
Why does Triamcinolone burn?
A burning sensation is a common side effect of Triamcinolone cream and should subside after a few days when your body adjusts to the medication. If the burning persists after a few days, stop the medication and speak to your doctor.
Why does Triamcinolone make me itch?
Itching is a known side effect of topical Triamcinolone. Itching can occur in the area of the skin treated with Triamcinolone or around the mouth. The itching will subside when the body adjusts to the medication. If they do not resolve after the first few days of use or become bothersome, let your doctor know.