What are the side effects of triamcinolone acetonide cream?

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Triamcinolone acetonide cream can cause a variety of side effects, ranging from mild to serious. Common side effects include: acne; itching, burning, peeling, dryness and blistering of the skin; stretch marks; and a change in skin color. If you have these side effects and they do not go away or become severe, call your doctor. More serious side effects include: allergic reactions (including facial, throat or tongue swelling, breathing difficulties, hives and itchy rash). Call 911 for emergency medical help if you experience a severe allergic reaction. Other serious side effects include: skin infections, severe skin rash, insomnia, fatigue, vision problems, difficulty swallowing or breathing and irregular heartbeat. Call your doctor right away if you have any of these severe symptoms.