FAQs ABOUT TRIAMACORT GEL
Q: What is TRIAMACORT GEL used for?
A: TRIAMACORT GEL is used to relieve itching and inflammatory conditions of corticosteroid-responsive skin diseases (dermatoses) such as seborrheic otitis externa (ear infection), dermatitis (skin inflammation) including allergic contact dermatitis (itchy skin rash due to allergies), winter dermatitis (a skin disease that occurs during winter), eczema (a dry, itchy, inflamed skin condition), psoriasis (a skin disorder with raised, rough, reddened areas covered with dry, fine silvery scales) and diaper rash. Contact your doctor before applying TRIAMACORT GEL.
Q: How to use TRIAMACORT GEL?
A: Apply TRIAMACORT GEL as directed by your physician. It is for external use only. Wash your hands with soap and water and apply a thin layer of the medicine to the affected area of the skin and rub it gently. Do not apply it to the eyes. Do not wrap or cover the skin with a bandage unless advised by the doctor.
Q: Is TRIAMACORT GEL safe in pregnancy?
A: TRIAMACORT GEL should be used during pregnancy only if necessary. Contact your doctor before applying TRIAMACORT GEL.
Q: Can I stop using TRIAMACORT GEL?
A: This medicine should not be stopped suddenly. You may notice the return of symptoms within a few days if you stop applying the medicine.
Q: What happens if I applied TRIAMACORT GEL in excess?
A: If you use an excessive amount of TRIAMACORT GEL than prescribed, it may get absorbed through the skin, cause side effects such as reversible hypothalamic pituitary adrenal (HPA) axis suppression, symptoms of Cushing’s syndrome such as weight gain, thin arms and legs, round face, etc., high blood sugar levels and glucose in urine.