Aristocort (Triamcinolone) is an oral corticosteroid, used to treat inflammatory disorders, allergic disorders, and connective tissue disorders.
This medicine reduces inflammation and improves the defensives force of your body.
We advise you to take Aristocort before 8 o’clock in the morning. This will help reduce possible side effects.
If you miss a dose, your doctor may tell you to double next dose. But do not begin any treatment with this medicine without previous consultation with your doctor.
Aristocort Safety information
Do not use Aristocort if one of the following conditions apply to you:
- You are allergic to any of Ariscort’s components;
- you have a fungal infection or parasitic, ameba, or viral infection, especially measles, chickenpox, shingles, tuberculosis (TB), or herpes simplex of the eye;
- you are taking mifepristone;
- you have a blood coagulation disorder, heart problems, diabetes mellitus, kidney problems, liver disease, an underactive thyroid, unstable joints, or osteoporosis, fractures, or have had a recent heart attack or joint surgery;
- you have unstable emotions, depression, or myasthenia gravis
Tell your doctor if you are taking any medicine before you begin treatment with Aristocort, especially if you are taking Barbiturates or Aspirin. It is not recommended to take this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Aristocort Side effects
Here is the list of the most common side effects can be caused by this medicine:
- bone fractures;
- changes in appetite;
- difficulty sleeping;
- changes in mood;
- indigestion; nervousness;
- stomach bloating;
- thin, fragile skin.
If you experience one of them tell your doctor.
If you experience any signs of an allergic reaction, such as rash, hives, difficulty breathing, tell your doctor immediately. However allergic reactions are unlikely.