What should I know about triamcinolone acetonide cream before using it?

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Before using triamcinolone acetonide cream, you should know that:
  • Triamcinolone may interact with other medications, including medicines that weaken the immune system and other steroids.
  • You should alert your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as triamcinolone acetonide cream may cause harm to a fetus or infant.
  • Triamcinolone acetonide cream should not be used on your face or on body parts with skin folds, such as the underarms, genitals and rectum.
  • Triamcinolone acetonide cream does not work on viral, bacterial or fungal infections, and should not be used on areas containing skin infections or sores.
  • It is not advisable to bandage or wrap the area after applying, unless ordered by a doctor.