triamcinolone acetonide


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triamcinolone acetonide

; Adcortyl corticosteroid preparation (10mg/mL) for intrasynovial, intra-articular or soft-tissue injection

triamcinolone acetonide (topical) (as´ətō´nīd),

n brand names: Aristocort, Flutex, Kenalog, Kenalog in Orabase, Oracort, Triacet, Triderm, others;
drug class: topical corticosteroid;
action: interacts with steroid cytoplasmic receptors to induce antiinflammatory effects; possesses antipruritic and antiinflammatory actions;
uses: treatment of psoriasis, eczema, contact dermatitis, pruritus; special dental paste used to treat nonviral inflammatory oral lesions, including aphthous stomatitis, lichen planus, and cicatrical pemphigoid.
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Long-term outcome of intralesional injection of triamcinolone acetonide for the treatment of keloid scars in Asian patients.
Exploratory analysis of diabetic retinopathy progression through 3 years in a randomized clinical trial that compares intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide with focal/grid photocoagulation.
Regarding wound recovery, all GT granulomas treated with triamcinolone acetonide were found to be 100% recovered, however, all wounds from CG animals remained the same or increased throughout the study.
Intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide inhibits breakdown of the blood-retinal barrier through differential regulation of VEGF-A and its receptors in early diabetic rat retinas.
In contrast, highly lipophilic molecules such as Triamcinolone Acetonide and Dexamethasone can be successfully delivered to the suprachoroidal space to treat inflammation in the vitreous.
Because multiple therapies had failed, the patient was treated with intralesional injections of triamcinolone acetonide (40 mg/ ml) every 15 days for 3 months and with topical application of allium cepa-allantoin-pentaglycan gel twice/day.
In an open-label noncom-parator study of triamcinolone acetonide 0.
Topical corticosteroids are widely used in the treatment of vesiculo-erosive diseases of the oral mucosa including OLP to reduce pain and inflammation Patients with OLP may benefit from both topical pimecrolimus and triamcinolone acetonide therapy with minimal side effects [9].
9 Topically, Corticosteroid preparations contain-ing hydrocortisone hemisuccinate or triamcinolone acetonide to control symptoms are effective in reduc-ing inflammation10 and treating severe aphthous ul-cers.
So, this study was planned to see the efficacy of this treatment as compared to triamcinolone acetonide (10 mg/ml) combined with hyaluronidase (1500 IU) intralesionally once in 15 days for a total of 11 injections.
Eyes were randomly assigned to receive one of three treatments: photocoagulation (a laser treatment that destroys blood vessels) or a 1-milligram or 4-milligram injection of triamcinolone acetonide directly into the eye as often as every four months.