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Dermatological Agent

What is triamcinolone acetonide ointment?

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  • A Stacy Wiegman, PharmD, Pharmacy, answered
    Triamcinolone acetonide ointment is a prescription corticosteroid that is applied externally to the skin to treat red, itchy, swollen or irritated skin that may result from allergic reactions or skin conditions, such as psoriasis or eczema. When applied to your skin, triamcinolone acetonide ointment works by neutralizing chemicals in your body that cause irritation and inflammation. Triamcinolone acetonide ointment is available as a generic ointment.

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