Oracort (Triamcinolone Acetonide)
What is Oracort (Triamcinolone Acetonide) used for?
Oracort (Triamcinolone Acetonide) is a dental paste which is applied to the inside of the mouth, gums and cheeks to relieve itching, pain and inflammation which may occur with mouth sores. As it is a paste, it sticks to the inside of the mouth, which allows it to reduce the symptoms of mouth sours. The active ingredient in this paste is a type of corticosteroid.
How should I use Oracort (Triamcinolone Acetonide)?
Oracort (Triamcinolone Acetonide) is only for use inside the mouth, and should never be applied to the skin or eyes. If you wish, you may use a cotton swab to apply this paste. You may press or dab a small amount of paste onto the area inside the mouth requiring treatment, and allow the paste to stick, and form a slippery smooth film. However, you should not rub the paste. This paste is usually applied after meals, 2 to 3 times per day, or as prescribed by your physician or dentist. If your condition worsens or persists after 7 to 14 days of using this paste, you should inform your physician or dentist.
What are the side effects of Oracort (Triamcinolone Acetonide)?
Oracort (Triamcinolone Acetonide) may cause side effects at the affected area, such as:
If you notice blistering or any other side effects, you should inform your physician immediately.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Oracort (Triamcinolone Acetonide). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.