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User Reviews for Triamcinolone topical

Also known as: Kenalog, Trianex, Triderm, Aristocort A, Oralone, Cinolar, Dermasorb TA, Juulissa Pharmapak, DermacinRx Silazone, SilaLite Pak, Treziopak DermacinRx Trizapak Aricin Aristocort R Delta-Tritex Cinalog …show all brand names

Triamcinolone topical has an average rating of 7.8 out of 10 from a total of 78 ratings on Drugs.com. 69% of those users who reviewed Triamcinolone topical reported a positive effect, while 20% reported a negative effect.

Condition Avg. Rating Reviews Compare
Dermatitis  
7.9
20 reviews 314 medications
Psoriasis  
7.9
18 reviews 317 medications
Atopic Dermatitis  
8.9
16 reviews 240 medications
Eczema  
7.1
15 reviews 244 medications
Lichen Planus  
4.6
5 reviews 57 medications
Aphthous Ulcer  
10.0
3 reviews 36 medications
Stomatitis  
7.0
1 reviews 18 medications
Summary of Triamcinolone topical reviews 7.8 78 reviews

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Reviews for Triamcinolone topical

Hutty · Taken for 6 months to 1 year April 25, 2021

Kenalog (triamcinolone) for Eczema: “I've had eczema with blisters only on my hands for over 15 years and I'm now 74. Kenalog injections is only med that clears up the skin of peeling itching burning in days. My dermatologist tried various types of creams with little relief over the years. He indicated season chances plus stress is probably the main cause of my flare up every 6 to 8 months. He indicated there is no known cure. He indicated several of his patients get regular kenalog injections for similar conditions.”

10 / 10
Anonymous · Taken for 1 to 2 years April 14, 2021

For Psoriasis: “I've suffered from psoriasis for the past 14 years and I use this when I have flare-ups and it really works fast! I highly recommend it for anyone who suffers from psoriasis!”

10 / 10
Anonymous · Taken for less than 1 month April 2, 2021

“This helped smooth out a bumpy scar on my knuckle and it helped thin out some thick skin on the inside of my pinky finger. It worked within 2 days. I'm very pleased.”

10 / 10
Loraine April 4, 2020

For Eczema: “I’m diagnosed with eczema, for about 10 years I have suffered from this condition. Now my eczema is very severe . I have it on my hands, and my scalp. I have used a variety of creams for my hands and the dermatologists have prescribed me Triamcinolone Acetonide, and I love it because nothing worked so great as this ointment. I usually get very dry skin, to the point where it splits and it itches. This ointment is a great product. I really recommend it... Mines just finished but I have not been able to get a new one since we are going through this difficult time (COVID-19), there is no way for me to get a new prescription, Dermatalogist are not seeing patients. :;(”

9 / 10
A-T · Taken for less than 1 month September 11, 2020

For Eczema: “I used the 0.1% cream twice a day for a week, and it helped clear up eczema on my inner elbows and backs of my knees. The itching and bumpiness still resurfaces every once in a while, but a thin application of the cream overnight will clear it quickly.”

10 / 10
JJ · Taken for 10 years or more September 9, 2019

Kenalog (triamcinolone) for Psoriasis: “Been fighting psoriasis for over 40 years. Topical creams and ointments only slow the progress. I have tried it all. Remicaid, methyltrexate, Enbrel, Hira, and Otezla (last one made me shut-in due to severe diarrhea) I have also used UV light, coal products for years, ointments, creams, soaking baths with Dead Sea Salts, oatmeal and Epsom salt. The only thing that gives me relief is cortisone injections. My last doctor used 1cc Depomedrol and 1cc of Kenalog (40 mg/cc). I was good for 4 - 6 months and major eruptions would clear in about 7 days. But, then it going stopped almost immediately. My doctor retired recently and my new younger doctor thinks that is unethical. So, now I am looking for a doctor who is a little more experienced. Already lost a knee to psoriatic arthritis. Want to limit it to that.”

8 / 10
ambernic1982 · Taken for 1 to 2 years October 25, 2012

Kenalog (triamcinolone) for Atopic Dermatitis: “This injection is amazing for major flare-ups that are not controllable by atopic creme. I had a shot a year ago and it cleared up my skin completely within 4 days. I stayed clear for a year exactly before my next flare-up and I went back for this same injection. Highly recommend for relief and the embarrassment of the flare-ups.”

10 / 10
Itchy hands · Taken for 5 to 10 years February 22, 2020

Kenalog (triamcinolone) for Psoriasis: “I find kenalog injection is the ONLY thing that works on my hands & feet that has an insatiable severe itch. Within about a week and a half after the injection, the lesions stop & my hands/feet start to heal. I've taken everything from methotrexate up to Stelera - nothing has worked! I'm almost 50 and have had psoriasis since I was 5.”

10 / 10
Shelley · Taken for 2 to 5 years September 23, 2020

Kenalog (triamcinolone) for Psoriasis: “I got the kenalog injection for my sinuses and it was a nice surprise to have it clear up my scalp psoriasis. I had never been able to wear dark shirts and it constantly itches. It’s embarrassing. But now after a week or so it goes away for 6 months. This last time a new pa informed me of bone density being affected by the shot. But weighing the options right now the shot is worth it. I’m 49 and suffered for years and years”

10 / 10
Debi September 4, 2020

Kenalog (triamcinolone) for Psoriasis: “I have been getting Kenalog injections for over 30 years and it has been amazing. It now helps with psoriatic arthritis but I do suffer some of the side affects like a mild cough, severe indigestion (apple cider vinegar keeps it in check) and swelling of the ankles. I am thankful this worked for me even with the side affects having had severe outbreaks since I was 10 up in my 30’s until I found my dermatologist.”

10 / 10
Maria · Taken for less than 1 month March 13, 2019

For Eczema: “I’ve been using triamcinolone for two weeks and I’m still itching. I called my dermatologist this week and they told me that it takes about four weeks to help. Why does it take so long for triamcinolone to work? I’m itching like crazy and have tried everything I can find with moisturizer but doesn’t help much. What will help? I asked the Dr to call in something called eursica and he wouldn’t prescribe it.”

3 / 10
Kiki · Taken for 1 to 6 months July 1, 2020

Kenalog (triamcinolone) for Psoriasis: “I have severe psoriasis on my palms. The itch is so uncomfortable, it feels like fire ants going nuts under the thick layers of leathery skin. My hands were constantly cracked and bleeding due to the uncontrollable scratching. I’ve tried every cream and ointment known to mankind as I’ve had this condition for the past 18 years. I’ve also tried UV light therapy, Methotrexate and 2 biologics. Nothing has helped in the slightest. I recently found a Dermatologist who gave me Kenalog injections and finally some relief!!! I had about 20 injections in each palm which wasn’t exactly pleasant but man was it worth it!! A few days after I was finally itch free! I was told the affects will last for 3-6 months then I’ll have to get another round. Fine by me, I’ll do this forever if need be!”

10 / 10
Anonymous May 9, 2011

For Atopic Dermatitis: “I've used this ointment for years for posion ivy and it works great. I'm always getting poison ivy (I live in the middle of the woods) but I know I've got this medicine at home, so I'm not ultra paranoid about it. Better then anything else I've tried.”

10 / 10
Living with itch in sj · Taken for 2 to 5 years June 4, 2017

Kenalog (triamcinolone) for Psoriasis: “I have had psoriatic plaques foe nearly 17 years. The itch can sometimes be insane and as I'm sure many here would at least imagine, has caused me to take drastic actions to quell it. The only way I have explained it is that the itch is well below the skin and the thick plaques make it impossible to reach. I love getting the injections for two reasons. First as many have said it quiets outbreaks faster and more efficiently than almost anything I've ever uses. Second and I know this may sound weird but having that sharp needle press into itchy skin feels incredible. Then followed by the medicine (kenalog) saturating the itchy area. I get it every four months”

10 / 10
Anonymous November 27, 2010

Kenalog in Orabase (triamcinolone) for Aphthous Ulcer: “This is INCREDIBLE. I get a lot of mouth ulcers due to the medication I'm on and Kenalog clears them up instantly (well, overnight). My mouth will go from being in so much pain I can barely talk, to completely fine in the space of hours.”

10 / 10
Al · Taken for 1 to 6 months July 31, 2018

For Atopic Dermatitis: “I had been to several dermatologists all gave different diagnosis and different medications. None of them helped. I decided showing up at the Emergency room couldn't hurt, (last straw) So the Doctor prescribed me this medication. Within minutes of applying it went to work beautifully. The redness disappeared and the blemishes started clearing with in days. I had suffered for years with a skin problem so severe that I rarely left the house. Thank God for this ER Doctor who prescribed this for me.”

10 / 10
tomlinsondickers November 25, 2016

For Eczema: “so good! i always seem to get rashes on the sides of my neck, i apply the cream to the affected areas at night, wake up and it's almost completely gone! if i apply it just once more that night and wake up my rash is completely gone! definitely recommend this cream to anyone suffering w/ eczema or ramdom rashes appearing on their skin!”

10 / 10
Alicia · Taken for 1 to 6 months August 15, 2020

For Eczema: “I use the triamcinolone ointment not the cream. The cream seemed to me me the skin worse but, the ointment cleared it right up in about a week. You really do need to apply 2 to 3 times a day and keep the area moisturizer.”

9 / 10
dixiejen March 31, 2008

Rx Triamcinolone (triamcinolone) for Dermatitis: “This cream cleared up places on my hands, and left foot that had gotten so bad they hurt. My doctor prescribed this, and within 3 or 4 days my foot was almost completely well, and my hands were greatly improved! I would highly recommend trying this cream if your doctor agrees.”

10 / 10
Nessa · Taken for 1 to 2 years September 12, 2019

Kenalog (triamcinolone) for Atopic Dermatitis: “I was diagnosed with eczema. When I scratched the skin just rolled off. Underneath was red bloody raw skin. The scales would heal over it but the skin under raw. My feet and body swelled. The tropicals only made my rashes itch and dried them more. Finally I found a Dr who prescribed Kenolog 10. I had stopped being able to wear shoes or heels. Anything that bound my feet swelled and it itched for hours. The Kenolog 10 almost immediately stopped these reactions. After about 3 weeks the itching was barely there. My skin began to heal. My Dr gave me injections once every 6 weeks. After a month and a half I could wear shoes again and my skin was clear. I had to change my Dr. My new Dr wouldn't give me the injections. It's been about two years since I have stopped the injections. My eczema has spread and I am constantly itching scratching off the new scaly skin until it bleeds. I haven't been able to find a Dr who will give me the medicine”

10 / 10
Panda · Taken for less than 1 month August 3, 2020

For Eczema: “I started using this medication for a week on my lifelong skin dermatitis, and it made my skin angry, and made it way worse. My skin began blistering and getting swollen and red. They put me on an antibiotic and a different cream. I’ll be seeing a dermatologist tomorrow to see if we can fix this.”

1 / 10
Anonymous October 31, 2011

Kenalog (triamcinolone) for Atopic Dermatitis: “I got this shot after my hands turned unrecognizable from pain and eczema. I struggle with this all the time in every season. I could not believe how much Kenalog helped me. It erased all signs of eczema in a little over a week. I went back to the doctor just to THANK her for this. I would give it a 10 but its not perfect. It began to come back (though not nearly as severe) about six weeks later. It will definitely get you over the uncontrollable outbreaks.”

9 / 10
Zoe · Taken for less than 1 month August 20, 2018

For Psoriasis: “I have recently been diagnosed with psoriasis and the first thing my doctor did was to prescribe this medication. It worked quickly and the horribly painful scaling I had behind my ears is completely gone.”

10 / 10
BigJoe · Taken for less than 1 month March 24, 2020

For Atopic Dermatitis: “It really is the only thing that has worked for me. The downside is that it's prescription only and my doctor doesn't want to keep giving it to me. I guess it's supposed to be bad for you in long term use. A shame because I have tried every cream and ointment available over-the-counter and nothing worked. This did.”

8 / 10
KristenkHdz · Taken for 1 to 6 months January 16, 2018

For Eczema: “This one works. I've had eczema all my life, and the outbreaks seem to come in clusters then calm down. I'm post-menopausal now, and I must say, they've been worse in the past two years than they have been since I was in the midst of my pubescent years. That said, this medicine works. It calls for three applications daily, but I don't have to use it that often. The spots clear up with two applications daily and in just a few days. It has helped quite a bit, and in a short amount of time.”

10 / 10
UpSh · Taken for less than 1 month May 30, 2018

For Eczema: “Triamcinolone did clear the eczema on my neck in about a week. However after using it for 2 weeks like my doctor prescribed, I developed perioral dermatitis (PD). I guess I was transferring it to my face inadvertently. I would've rather lived with my eczema than develop PD. If you use this, be extra careful that you don't transfer it to your face in any way. I'd ask for something weaker/non-steroidal if your eczema is mild.”

5 / 10
Anonymous January 22, 2010

Kenalog in Orabase (triamcinolone) for Aphthous Ulcer: “Not regularly available in the Netherlands, I knew it from childhood abroad. It really gets you rid of painful aphthous ulcers in your mouth in a couple of days. A colleague who had been suffering this for years without relief, and whom I advised this, was very happy to finally be relieved of her agonies.”

10 / 10
great stuff April 29, 2015

For Dermatitis: “I went to the dematolagist a couple of weeks ago and I had pretty bad eczema on my hands for about 3 years it started on my wrist and then disappeared and it started on my hands \ fingers and it would worsen around spring and summer I never went to the dermatologist (for money reasons) but they prescribed me this cream and my eczema already looked better in the first 3 days and I love it, my eczema is almost gone, and my derm sent me to Walmart to get is and it was just $4 (:”

9 / 10

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