This question was answered on Sat 13, Jun 2009 10:43am by Dr. Rajgopal, MBBS

what is an effective over-the-counter substitute for triamcinolone acetonide cream to treat skin irr

    
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what is an effective over-the-counter substitute for triamcinolone acetonide cream to treat skin irritation?

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Answer by Dr. Rajgopal, MBBS  on Sat 13, Jun 2009 10:43am:

Hi, You can use ointments like Calandula or Cholestyramine to treat skin irritation . Vitamin A and Vitamin D ointments are also effective . Hope this helps you . Take care and regards !
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Comment by on Wed 25, May 2011 12:41am:
Triamcinolone is a highly potent steroid and should only be used only under a medical supervsion as long term use can cause skin atrophy, telangiectasia, skin thinning and steroid induced rosacea. You can use mild steroid creams like hydrocortisone instead.

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