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Dimethicone / Triamcinolone Topical Dosage

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jun 24, 2022.

Applies to the following strengths: 5%-0.1%

Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Dermatological Disorders

Apply a thin film to affected areas from two to three times daily depending on severity of the condition

Comments:

  • Occlusive dressing may be used for managing psoriasis or recalcitrant conditions; discontinue use and initiate appropriate therapy if infection develops.

Use: Relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses

Usual Pediatric Dose for Dermatological Disorders

Apply a thin film to affected areas from two to three times daily depending on severity of the condition

Comments:

  • Occlusive dressing may be used for managing psoriasis or recalcitrant conditions; discontinue use and initiate appropriate therapy if infection develops.
  • Use the least amount compatible with an effective therapeutic regimen.
  • Chronic corticosteroid therapy may interfere with children's growth and development.

Use: Relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

CONTRAINDICATIONS:

  • Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Monitoring:

  • Urinary free cortisol and ACTH stimulation tests may be helpful in evaluating for hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis suppression.

Patient advice:
  • Use as directed by your physician.
  • For external use only.
  • Avoid contact with eyes.
  • Do not to use this medication for any disorder other than for which it was prescribed.
  • Do not bandage or otherwise cover or wrap the treated area such as to be occlusive unless directed by the physician.
  • Report any signs of local adverse reactions especially under occlusive dressing.
  • Parents of pediatric patients should not use tight-fitting diapers or plastic pants on a child being treated in the diaper area, as these garments may constitute occlusive dressings.

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