Sold as Azmacort, it is an inhaled corticosteroid.
a synthetic corticosteroid (trade names Aristocort or Aristopak or Kenalog) used as an anti-inflammatory agent
is a glucocorticosteroid that is of interest for inhibiting the inflammatory component of choroidal neovascularization (CNV) in wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) particularly in association with Visudyne. Researchers at the National Eye Institute (NEI) have developed a preservative-free triamcinolone acetonide (PFTA) specifically formulated for use in the eye and they are currently testing it in clinical studies.
(try-am-SIN-oh-lone) A substance that is being studied for the prevention of nonmelanoma skin cancer. It is an anti-inflammatory drug that is applied to the skin to relieve irritation, rashes, and infections. It belongs to the family of drugs called topical corticosteroids.
Triamcinolone (trade names KenalogÂ®, AristocortÂ®, NasacortÂ®, Tri-NasalÂ®, TridermÂ®) is a synthetic corticosteroid given orally, by injection, inhalation, or as a topical cream. An injection is used in many situations where a lasting corticosteroid effect is required. This includes replacement therapy in people whose adrenal glands are not producing enough natural steroids (adrenal insufficiency) and decreasing inflammation in certain disease states.