Product Details

Triamcinolone acetonide topical aerosol, USP is indicated for relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.

A topical treatment for itchy skin associated with dry skin, skin disease, pregnancy and rarely, other disorders. The topical corticosteroids consist of a class of synthetic steroids used as anti-inflammatory and antipruritic agents. The steroids in this class include triamcinolone acetonide. Triamcinolone acetonide is designated chemically as 9-fluoro-11β, 16α, 17, 21-tetrahydroxypregna-1, 4-diene-3, 20-dione cyclic 16, 17-acetal with acetone.

Indications and Usage

Triamcinolone acetonide topical aerosol, USP is indicated for relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.

Dosage and Administration

Directions for use of the spray can are provided on the label. The preparation may be applied to any area of the body, but when it is sprayed about the face, care should be taken to see that the eyes are covered, and that inhalation of the spray is avoided.

Three or four applications daily of triamcinolone acetonide topical aerosol are generally adequate.

Information for the Patient

Patients using triamcinolone acetonide topical aerosol, USP should receive the following information and instructions:

1.This medication is to be used as directed by the physician. It is for external use only; avoid contact with the eyes and inhalation of the spray.

2.Patients should be advised not to use this medication for any disorder other than for which it was prescribed.

3.The treated skin area should not be bandaged or otherwise covered or wrapped as to be occlusive unless directed by the physician.

4.Patients should report any signs of local adverse reactions.

5.Parents of pediatric patients should be advised not to use tight-fitting diapers or plastic pants on a child being treated in the diaper area, as these garments may constitute occlusive dressings.

6.Do not use triamcinolone acetonide topical aerosol, USP on the underarms or groin areas unless directed by your physician.

7.If no improvement is seen within 2 weeks, contact your physician.

8.Do not use other corticosteroid-containing products while using triamcinolone acetonide topical aerosol, USP without first consulting your physician.

9.Triamcinolone acetonide topical aerosol, USP is flammable. Avoid heat, flames or smoking when applying triamcinolone acetonide topical aerosol, USP.

Warnings

Always consult your physician if you experience any burning, itching, irritation, dryness, folliculitis, hypertrichosis, acneiform eruptions, hypopigmentation, perioral dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, maceration of the skin, secondary infection, skin atrophy, striae, and miliaria.

Pregnant women, nursing mothers and pediatric patients should exercise caution and avoid extensive, prolonged usage.