What does triamcinolone acetonide dental paste do?

TRIAMCINOLONE (trye am SIN oh lone) is a corticosteroid. It is used to reduce swelling and ulcers in the mouth. It helps treat and relieve mouth sores that are not caused by herpes.

What is triamcinolone 0.1% paste used for?

This medication is used for the temporary relief of symptoms from mouth sores due to injury. This drug comes in a dental paste that allows it to stick to the inside of the mouth/cheeks/gums. It works by reducing the swelling, itching, and pain that can occur with mouth sores.

How long does it take for triamcinolone acetonide dental paste to work?

The paste should be applied at bedtime to allow contact with the lesion throughout the night. If symptoms do not improve in seven days, patients should seek further medical advice.

What are the side effects of triamcinolone acetonide dental paste?

Common side effects of Oralone include:

  • burning,
  • itching,
  • irritation,
  • dryness,
  • blistering or peeling not present prior to therapy,
  • swelling and rash on the skin around the mouth,
  • allergic contact dermatitis,
  • ulcers inside the mouth,

Can triamcinolone be used orally?

Triamcinolone oral (taken by mouth) is used to treat many different conditions such as allergic disorders, skin conditions, ulcerative colitis, arthritis, lupus, psoriasis, or breathing disorders. Triamcinolone may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Can you swallow triamcinolone acetonide dental paste?

Triamcinolone dental paste is applied directly onto an ulcer inside the mouth and left in place. Do not swallow this medicine. Wash your hands before and after using triamcinolone topical, unless you are using this medicine to treat the skin on your hands.

Can you drink alcohol while using triamcinolone?

Avoid drinking alcohol while you are taking triamcinolone.

How do you use triamcinolone acetonide cream in your mouth?

To use the dental paste, press a small dab onto the mouth ulcer but do not rub in the medicine. The dab will form a thin film that should be left in place for several hours. Triamcinolone dental paste is usually applied at bedtime and/or after meals. Follow your doctor’s instructions.

Who should not use triamcinolone?

Before using triamcinolone topical, tell your doctor if you have an infection in your mouth or throat or if you have ever had diabetes or Cushing’s syndrome (an abnormal condition that is caused by excess hormones [corticosteroids]). tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.

How much does triamcinolone cream cost?

It is available in multiple brand and generic forms. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost. The lowest GoodRx price for the most common version of triamcinolone is around $3.08, 71% off the average retail price of $10.78.

Is triamcinolone acetonide appropriate for cold sore?

The usual drugs indicated for treatment of cold sores are: Triamcinolone Acetonide dental paste is a temporary relief of symptoms associated with oral inflammatory lesions and ulcerative lesions resulting from trauma. Not really indicated for a HSV caused lesion but it may address the symptom, NOT the cause.

What is triamcinolone oral paste?

Triamcinolone acetonide 0.1% dental paste ( Kenalog Orabase, Oralone in the US) is a dental paste prescribed to treat painful lesions in the mouth.

What is the dosage for triamcinolone cream?

Triamcinolone Acetamide Cream Dosage. The triamcinolone cream should only be applied to the skin. Furthermore, the sensitive areas such as groins, underarms, and face should be avoided during the application. It should be applied with clean hands in a very thin film over the affected areas. The recommended dosage is 2 to 4 applications per day.