Latest Triamcinolone Stories

2013-07-31 23:18:37

David P. Skoner, MD, of Allegheny General Hospital was chosen to represent the opinions of major national allergy medicine societies in opposing the over-the-counter sale of triamcinolone acetonide (Nasacort) to kids and adults. Silver Spring, Md. (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 David P. Skoner, MD, Director of the Division of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, Department of Medicine at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH), will testify today before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in opposition to...

2011-07-11 08:00:00

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. announced the launch of Trianex(TM) 0.05% (Triamcinolone Acetonide Ointment), a prescription topical corticosteroid offering the feel of a cream with the strength of an ointment. Trianex(TM) combines triamcinolone, the No. 1 prescribed type of topical corticosteroid,(1) with a pleasing cream-like base to relieve inflammation and itching in skin conditions that respond to treatment with corticosteroids,...

2009-09-15 05:57:48

Injecting the eye with the corticosteroid triamcinolone appears effective in improving the vision of some patients with retinal vein occlusion, an important cause of vision loss that results from blockages in the blood vessels in the retina, according to two reports in the September issue of Archives of Ophthalmology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. A 1-milligram dose of triamcinolone may be a treatment option for certain patients with blockages in the main portion of the retinal vein,...

2008-10-06 21:00:11

Thai researchers suggest patients on allergy medicine are better served when they adjust their dose to symptoms. The researchers found the effectiveness of intranasal corticosteroids -- a drug that reduces swelling and secretions in the nose -- could be achieved with three-quarters of the usually recommended daily dosage when patients were instructed how to vary the daily dosage in response to severity of symptoms. This new approach to dosing could help prevent the problem of increased...

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