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    Brand Name: ARISTOCORT

    Generic Name: Triamcinolone

    Generic for Aristocort* (Triamcinolone) is prescribed to treat symptoms of inflammation such as skin irritation, pain, swelling, heat, and redness. Also, it is used to treat breathing disorders, lupus, psoriasis, ulcerative colitis, arthritis, and other types of skin problems. Triamcinolone belongs to a class of drugs called corticosteroids, which prevents the release of substances that cause inflammation in the body. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor. Read More>>

     
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    • Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
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What is Generic for Aristocort* used for?

Generic for Aristocort* (Triamcinolone) is prescribed to treat symptoms of inflammation such as skin irritation, pain, swelling, heat, and redness. Also, it is used to treat breathing disorders, lupus, psoriasis, ulcerative colitis, arthritis, and other types of skin problems. Triamcinolone belongs to a class of drugs called corticosteroids, which prevents the release of substances that cause inflammation in the body. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.

What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Aristocort*?

The dosage of Generic for Aristocort* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label. Take the medication with milk or food to avoid stomach upset.

What if you miss a dose of Generic for Aristocort*?

If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Aristocort* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.

What if you overdose on Generic for Aristocort*?

Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Aristocort*, seek medical attention immediately. Some of the overdose symptoms of this drug are muscle pain, swelling, bruising, and weight gain.

What other drugs could interact with Generic for Aristocort*?

It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Aristocort*.

Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Aristocort*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.

Generic for Aristocort* can interact with diuretics, blood thinners, antibiotics, seizure medications, and diabetes medications.

Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.

What are the side effects of Generic for Aristocort*?

Like other medicines, Generic for Aristocort* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Aristocort* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.

It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Aristocort* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Aristocort* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.

Generic for Aristocort* can cause side effects such as muscle weakness, headache, dizziness, insomnia, stomach pain, dry skin, and nausea. Some of the serious side effects of this drug include vision problems, shortness of breath, convulsions, uneven heart rate, buzzing in your ears, and very high blood pressure. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Aristocort*.

What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Aristocort*?

Is it possible for me to take Generic for Aristocort* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Aristocort*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Aristocort*?
How will Generic for Aristocort* work in my body?
How should Generic for Aristocort* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Aristocort* drug interactions and side effects?

Note

The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. Before taking Generic for Aristocort*, inform your healthcare professional if you have tuberculosis, liver disease, kidney disease, and diabetes. Avoid being near people who have infections. Do not receive a live vaccine while you are being treated with Generic for Aristocort*. Avoid drinking alcohol while you are taking this medication.

 

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