Triamonide 40

Generic Name:Triamcinolone (oral and injectable)

Triamcinolone 40 or Triamonide 40 injection is basically a steroid which prevents the release of substances in the body which if not done can cause inflammation.

Triamonide 40 is in a class of drugs called steroids. Triamcinolone prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation.

Triamonide 40 is composed of vital ingredients such as triamcinolone acetonide. It is an injection and comes in a suspension consisting of acetonide 40 mg/mL

Triamonide 40 may interact and cause very harmful effects. Contact your healthcare professional (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) for more information.

You should always consult your healthcare professional before taking or discontinuing any drug or commencing any course of treatment.

How to use Triamonide 40 Injections

Use Triamonide 40exactly as directed on the label or as it has been prescribed by your doctor.

  • Triamcinolone 40 is used in the treatment of many different conditions.
  • Triamcinolone 40 may be given by injecting into different locations such as a muscle (intramuscularly), a skin lesion (intradermally), or a joint (intra-articularly).
  • Triamcinolone 40 is used to treat endocrine (hormonal) disorders when the body does not produce enough of its own steroids.
  • Triamcinolone 40 is also used to treat many immune and allergic disorders, such as allergic reactions, skin reactions, arthritis, bursitis, tenosynovitis, gout, lupus, psoriasis, asthma, ulcerative colitis, multiple sclerosis, Crohn’s disease, and others.
  • Take each oral dose with a full glass of water.
  • Take oral triamcinolone with food or milk to lessen stomach upset.
  • Measure the oral liquid with the dropper provided or with a special dose-measuring spoon, dropper, or cup. Ask your pharmacist for a dose-measuring device if you do not have one.
  • Shake vial before use to evenly disperse the suspension.
  • Wash hands with soap and water before using this medication. Before using, check this product visually for clumpy particles or discoloration. If either is present, do not use the liquid.
  • Before injecting each dose intramuscularly, clean the injection site by rubbing it with alcohol. You should always change the location of the injection site to avoid discomfort or problem areas.

Cautions before Use Triamonide 40 Injections

Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist:

  • If you have untreated active fungal infections
  • If you have a certain bleeding disorder (idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura), consult your doctor before injecting this medication into a muscle.

Before using Triamonide 40 tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of:

  • Bleeding problems
  • History of blood clots
  • Brittle bones (osteoporosis)
  • High blood pressure
  • Certain heart problems (e.g., congestive heart failure)
  • Diabetes
  • Certain eye diseases (e.g., cataracts, herpes infection, glaucoma)
  • Kidney disease
  • Current infections (e.g., tuberculosis, threadworm)
  • Severe liver disease (cirrhosis)
  • Certain mental/mood conditions(e.g., psychosis, depression)
  • Head injury
  • Previously infected joint
  • Seizures
  • Stomach/intestinal problems (e.g., diverticulitis, ulcer, ulcerative colitis)
  • Underactive thyroid gland (hypothyroidism)
  • untreated mineral problems (e.g., low potassium or calcium)
  • Triamonide 40 may make you dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely.
  • Triamonide 40 may mask signs of infection or put you at greater risk of developing very serious infections. Report any injuries or signs of infection (e.g., persistent sore throat/cough/fever, pain during urination, muscle aches) that occur while using Triamonide 40 or within 12 months after stopping it.

Triamonide 40 Injections Side Effects

Triamonide 40 can cause

  • Redness or pain at the injection site
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach upset
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Menstrual period changes or
  • Weight gain may occur
  • Easy bruising/bleeding
  • Bone pain
  • Black stools
  • Vomit that looks like coffee grounds
  • Severe stomach/abdominal pain
  • Increased thirst/urination
  • Fast/pounding/irregular heartbeat
  • Shortness of breath
  • Swelling of the ankles/feet
  • Persistent weight gain
  • Puffy face
  • Unusual hair growth
  • Thinning skin
  • Slow wound healing
  • Signs of infection

Triamonide 40 Injections Interactions

When certain medications are taken together with Triamonide 40, drug interactions could occur that may affect the effectiveness of the medicines or increase your risk for side effects. Medications that may cause to react negatively with Triamonide 40 interactions include, Viracept, Accretropin and Accupril amongst others.

Triamonide 40 Injections Overdose Symptoms

Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have received too much of this medicine. A single large dose of triamcinolone is not expected to produce life-threatening symptoms. However, high doses taken over a long period of time may cause weight gain, roundness of the face, increased facial hair growth, bruising, swelling, and muscle pain or weakness.

 

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