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Topical Nystatin + triamcinolone is an antifungul combination that prevents fungus from growing and reduces dermatitis (skin inflamation, swelling and redness). Triamcinolone is a high potency steroid commonly used to treat any type of dermatitis. Be cautious to do not exceed the prescribed dosages especially if you have diabetes. Steroid medications are absorbed through the skin easily and they tend to increase your glicemic levels (blood glucose) or urine glucose. If your urianalysis reports a positive test for sugar that isn't supposed to be, dont panic first tell the doctor that you are using a corticosteroid its due to the steroid or you may have a undiagnosed condition. How to apply a topical medication? well, you should apply a thin layer of the topical medication to your skin and rub in gently until completely dissolved. The most common side effects are blurred vision (or seeing halos around lights), palpitations, changes in mood, sleep disturbance, weight gain, facial puffiness, and feeling tired.
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Where to buy Mycolog-II (Nystatin and Triamcinolone Acetonide Cream) without a prescription?
I'm looking to buy a couple of tubes of Mycolog-II, the generic version is called Nystatin and Triamcinolone Acetonide Cream, without a prescription.

It is simply a skin ointment cream, nothing crazy, but it requires a prescription and I dont have insurance and would simply like to order some quickly.

Thanks for any help/links.
rob
04/05/11
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  You can't these are steroid creams that requires a prescription for use.
Yogi
04/05/11
Is Nystatin Creme effective against Tinea Pedis?
Nystatin and Triamcinolone Acetonide
padge61
09/09/10
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  NO. The preparation that you are talking about is useful for treating inflammatory candida (yeast) infections of the skin, but has absolutely NO effect on dermatophyte (mold type) infections which cause tinea pedis.
zitdr_02
09/09/10
can nystatin and triamcinolone acetonide be used for ring worm on kids?
Sandra
01/03/11
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  Triamcinolone acetonide is a medicine for treating diseases like inflammation disorder, connective tissues disorder, problems with the adrenal cortex and especially in allergic reaction.The drug is usually not recommended for children because triamcinolone affects their growth rate. Please visit http://triamcinoloneacetonidecream.net fro more info.

Ring worm is cause by fungal infection, look for a anti fungal infection ointment such as dermisil.
talkies
01/04/11
What is Nystatin and Triamcinolone Acetonide cream used for?
In humans, not dogs.
Oanh
04/01/10
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  Generally for candidal infections. Definitely NOT for ringworm, as the nystatin does not kill dermatophyte type fungi.
zitdr_02
04/01/10
Do you use Nystatin and Triamcinolone Acetonide Cream....?
Is it for a yeast infection? Do you know? It was prescribed to me a while ago and don't remeber what it is for. Thanks for the answers in advance. 10pts to the best.
ashley_rain1988
11/15/07
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  It is an antifungal and corticosteroid cream or ointment. The combination treats Candida (yeast) infections of the skin and helps to reduce the swelling, redness, and itching that may occur with these infections.
dehall910
11/15/07
what is triamcinolone acetonide used for? and should i use it?
i have a popped blood vessel on my nose and was wondering if i should use triamcinolone acetonide cream on it, will it help it? make it worse? or do anything?
Nick
12/29/09
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  Triamcinolone is a fluronated cortisone product, and as such, can be used on inflammatory skin disorders. However, it is too strong to use on the face, as it can cause skin atrophy and damage to underlying blood vessels. Thus, to use it on your popped blood vessel is not only not indicated, but is totally WRONG, as it will cause further damage.
zitdr_02
12/29/09
Is it dangerous to ingest Triamcinolone Acetonide paste?
About one week ago I was using Kenalog in Orabase (aka Triamcinolone Acetonide) oral paste for a canker sore I had, and then a few days later my stomach and digestive system started to bother me. I had, and still have some pain in the below my ribs, a strange "cold" acidy feeling down my esophagus, and an overall feeling of "yuck."

Can this medication, if swallowed, cause peptic ulcers? I didn't swallow much at all, and a few months before when I used it, more was swallowed than this time and I had no problems. What do you think? Can Triamcinolone Acetonide paste, if ingested, cause an ulcer? Or could this just be a stomach flu? Thank you!
Alan
12/27/10
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  I suggest go and see your doctor.

Only the doctor can prescribe this medicine because this medicine has a side effect. If the patient is under certain vaccines, such as measles or mumps it can interact with triamcinolone acetonide. The same with people who have diabetes, bacterial and viral infection; also other drugs can add risk of side effect like barbiturates. Another concern is that triamcinolone acetonide may lower the ability of the body to fight infection. It is therefore imperative to avoid people who have colds or other types of infections. The drug is usually not recommended for children because triamcinolone affects the growth rate in children.
talkies
12/28/10
Does nystatin and triamcinolone acetonide cream work for yeast infection?
I'm not sure because my mom gave it to me to treat my infection down there...
Victoria
03/29/10
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  nystatin should take care of the yeast. triamcinolone should not be put "down there". it is a steroid and would not be good for the tender membranes.
fretochose
03/30/10
Does nystatin and triamcinolone acetonide cream work for yeast infection?
I'm not sure because my mom gave it to me to treat my infection down there...
Victoria Marcine
03/29/10
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  nystatin should take care of the yeast. triamcinolone should not be put "down there". it is a steroid and would not be good for the tender membranes.
fretochose
03/30/10
Can triamcinolone acetonide ointment help acne?
I have a steroid cream called triamcinolone acetonide left over from a rash I had a few years ago. Anyway I was wondering if this will help with acne? Thank you for any legitimate answers.
Josh Johnson
02/16/11
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can triamcinolone acetonide cream be used for ringworm?
I use triamcinolone acetonide cream usp 0.1 for my eczema can it be used for ring worm.
Nessa
08/17/10
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  Ringworm is a fungal infection where as eczema is caused by an allergic reaction,
So it seems very unlikely that the medication can help,
As your asking about the medication,
I presume you have not had the ringworm diagnosed by a doctor, as there are many skin complaints that resemble ringworm,
One that comes to mind is psoriasis, which is a virus, and the medication for ringworm and psoriasis are not compatible
accybeme
08/17/10
Can you use triamcinolone acetonide cream on a ringworm?
I've tried so many things to get rid of ringworms, and they don't really work. I have some cream that I was prescribed a few weeks ago called triamcinolone acetonide and I was wondering if i could use that on a ringworm.
Khrystyl Williams
07/15/11
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  Although a topical corticosteroid like triamcinolone is sometimes used to help relieve the itching, this should be avoided as much as possible. Steroids are never used as the only treatment in ringworm infections, as their use may worsen the infection and make the fungus more likely to spread into the hair follicles
The best med out there for ringworm is Terbinafine (Lamasil). You can buy the cream over the counter. Apply twice a day for 2-3 weeks. (Morning and night is easiest)
Also, how many ringworm marks do you have? If you have a cluster that has formed a plaque you need to see your doctor because you will need an oral med to treat it and a topical will not suffice.
Dr. R
07/15/11
Do Nystatin and Triamcinolone Acetonide Ointment treat vulvitis?
My vulva always have this tingling feeling sometimes it itches??? Would this ointment work? and what's wrong with my vulva??SERIOUS ANSWERS!
Hyejin
03/19/11
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  Hello,

It depends on what is the matter. Nystatin is used to treat Thrush, (Monilial or yeast infection), and Triamcinoline is a strong steroid cream, with a strength about equivalent to Betnovate. Steroid creams are used to treat inflamed skin from any cause. So this might help, and application for a short time would do no harm, in my opinion.

It's not at all an easy thing, to discuss such intimate problems on the internet. However, of course the vulva is a composite structure anatomically, there are the minor lips and the major lips, the introitus, the urethra, all that. We don't know what is the worst affected in your case.

It would make a difference if you had any sort of vaginal discharge, because if you did, that might be irritating the vulva.

It would make a difference if you had any waterwork symptoms, for a similar reason.

The same for if you have any other skin problems, - some ordinary skin problems can also affect the vulva.

We don't know how old you are, and that does make a difference because the vulva tends to get different problems as you get older.

Perhaps if we had a few more details, it might help, but it might also be a good idea for a doctor or Gynaecologist to have a look?

I hope this is of some help.

Best wishes,

Belliger
retired uk gp
Belliger
03/19/11
Where can i get triamcinolone acetonide cream?
Where can i get triamcinolone acetonide cream? I want to try it for my ezcema for my lips, could i get it at CVS/WALGREENS?
ezek92
07/01/09
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  Triamcinolone is a potent topical steroid it is currently not available on its own in a skin preparation in the UK and is in any form prescription only.
Dr Frank
07/02/09
My friend used nystatin and triamcinolone acetonide cream for her private parts...and it expired 2/8/08// ?
I guess she missed the date..anyway since then shes been burning and itching and stinging on her cookie :/ anyway she did make an appointment for the gynecologist but thats not to later this month shes taken a cold shower, bath even put ice down there any suggestions..Im think its an allergic reaction its been a few days down
Lindax
10/03/08
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  it should go away in about a day is my guess.
moemindy
10/03/08
Nystatin and Triamcinolone Acetonide Cream USP?
I was perscribed this cream after see my doctor. She was pretty sure that I have a yeast infection. She also prescribed me some antibiotics.

How often is this medicine prescribed with yeast infections, and how does it interact with someone who has herpes simplex 2 that had a recent outbreak?
Jessica C
05/05/11
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  You should not use this medication if you are allergic to nystatin or triamcinolone.

Before using nystatin and triamcinolone, tell your doctor if you have any type of skin infection (especially tuberculosis infection of the skin), or if you have chicken pox or herpes infection (including cold sores).
Also tell your doctor if you have diabetes. Topical steroid medicines absorbed through the skin may increase the glucose (sugar) levels in your blood or urine.
Use this medication exactly as it has been prescribed by your doctor. Do not use the medication in larger amounts or for longer than recommended. Topical steroid medicine can be absorbed through the skin, which may cause steroid side effects throughout the body.
old guy
05/08/11
Is Triamcinolone Acetonide appropriate for cold sore?
I have a really bad cold sore with two big blisters on both lips. anyway, the doctor at my college clinic prescribed me with Triamcinolone Acetonide coming as dental paste. After i read the instruction, which says the medication should not be used if having herpes-type infection, i am now very confused and worried. Could anyone please help me? I'd appreciate it!
well, i was told to apply twice daily. my concern is that whether or not this medication will make sore even worse.
John
09/11/08
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  Definitely check with your doctor or pharmacist. And ask your doctor for a prescription for Valtrex for the cold sores.

Here are a couple of informative links.

http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/cold-sores-topic-overview
http://kidshealth.org/kid/ill_injure/aches/cold_sores.html
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/imagepages/9325.htm
Imaka
09/13/08
Will Nystatin and Triamcinolone Acetonide cream help to prevent acne and fade acne marks?
i've been using it. im just wondering if anyone else has used it and noticed less breakouts as well as past acne marks fade?
LOL
11/29/08
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  I have never heard of it. However, you should try Clean and Clear. I have used it, and it works wonders trust me. :)
ohemgeeitsmee
12/07/08
triamcinolone to treat dark spots on african americans? will it really work ?
i wass just prescribed this triamcinolone acetonide Creaam , & i just want to know will it help brighten my dark spots on my face & also i am an African american. can anyone give me some advice . whether you had prior experience with this. triamcinolone (: hellp meee !
Missy
06/26/10
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  Triamcinolone is a cortisone cream. It is used to treat skin conditions like itchiness, inflammation, discomfort, etc.

It is not a fade cream.
Jackie
06/27/10
Can Triamcinolone Acetonide cream be used for spider bites?
Can Triamcinolone Acetonide cream be used for spider bites? My wife got a spider bite(brown recluse spider bite) and the doctor gave her this crap that i think doesn't work.. I went to walgreens and found Campho-Phenique for incest bites. Do you guys think this would work better?
kepoes
04/25/11
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  I don't believe so. It says this cream is a corrective type of topical for an illness. Im not a doctor I just looked it up. You can as well. Here; http://triamcinoloneacetonidecream.net/

Good Luck!
jason l
04/25/11
I asked a doctor in US to bring medicine for delivery marks he brought triamcinolone Acetonide Crm is it gud?
I askef a Doctor in US to bring medicine for delivery stretch mark and he brought Triamcinolone Acetonide Cream Usp 0.1%. Is it good medicine.Made in Actavis Mid Atlantic LLC. US. I want to know is it a good medicine and also I want to know it works?
Bindu T
01/06/08
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  Are delivery marks the same as stretch marks? Triamcinolone cream is a steroid, the US brand name is Kenalog. Steroids can thin the skin with frequent use, so I don't see how applying it could help stretch marks.
RayeKaye
01/06/08
I have a rash and i use triamcinolone acetonide it help a little but not enough is there a pill to replace it?
I have a rash and i use triamcinolone acetonide cream i help reduce swelling. I was wondering if there is a pill to take that can replace the cream? When i use the cream too much it gets worse. If i use it too little it gets worse. And if i use it in the middle it stays the same. So my question was is there a pill that can replace the cream?
Cody
10/18/10
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  Hello, First of all Triamcinolone acetonide cream should not be used without doctors prescription. It has many side effects. Triamcinolone acetonide has a tablet form called generically Triamcinolone tablet.
I suggest you do research first on Triamcinolone acetonide cream, and ask your doctor. This blog site might help you http://triamcinoloneacetonidecream.net
talkies
10/20/10
Could I use triamcinolone acetonide cream to treat a yeast infection?
I am also taking an antibiotic called sulfamethoxazole right now so if that triamcinolone does treat yeast infections could I use that as well as taking an antibiotic?
chelsea beadle
06/02/11
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  The best way to get rid of yeast infections permanantly is to use natural remedies that attack it from the source of the problem.

For more information on yeast infections and natural remedies
http://cureayeastinfectionnow.com/
ILB
06/05/11
Place a drop of oral nystatin on your nipples or the cream nystatin?
If breastfeeding and you and your baby have thrush, would you put a drop of baby's oral nystatin on your nipples or the cream nystatin (for his yeast diaper rash)?
My friend placed the oral nystatin on her nipples.
Websites say to use the cream.
The pediatrician and the lactation consultant said it's okay to apply the cream. I forgot to ask them both about the oral nystatin instead
Hello
05/14/08
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  I know Nystatin works for diaper rash and sore nipples. The reason you are applying after each feeding is because you should be cleaning your nipples before you feed. Even though you are giving your baby Nysatin orally the cream, I believe, is for external use only.

Also, just a tidbit of info, there is a thing called Gentian Violet. This works 10 times faster to get rid of the thrush. However, it turns almost everything including your breast purple, it helps the thrush go away so much faster. It is the same thing that they put on the umbilical cord when they are born to help dry it out.

The only reason I know of this, is because my daughter had thrush and she was allergic to Nystatin and gave her a terrible tummy ache. They then prescribed the other and it was a whole 3 dollars at Uptown Drug. I'm sure you can get it just about any drug store. This also helps with the nipples.

Your sore nipples will heal in time and the second and third aren't quite as painful to nurse.

Please go to the site I have linked here for you. It will take you directly to the right page and the second page it tells you about the Gentian Violet. Trust me it works wonders.

Good luck
emsmom79
05/22/08
how long does it take eczema to go away after using aristocort cream or generic triamcinolone acetonide cream?
mneighbors24
10/07/07
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  Hi Neighbor

Not sure about creams you're reffering to but here are some other ideas to help the healing process.

Here is a herb remedy that will work.

1. Take 1-3 droppersful of Echinacea Plus Tincture (at herbdoc.com or another qualified site) to strengthen the immune system.

2. Rub Garlic oil ALL over the affected area (Garlic will kill anything if you use enough of it)

3. Give 1-3 glasses of Activated Charcoal Slurry per day (to absorb the toxins out of the blood)

4. Mix equal parts of Aloe Vera Gel, Slippery Elm Powder and Activated Charcoal Powder together (absorbs the toxins externally)

5. Apply a thin layer of this mixture over the AFFECTED area(s).

6. Continue this treatment, until the desired Results are achieved.

This is healing at it's highest point.

Cause
Eczema is often called Dermatitis, and may be a symptom of an omega-3 fatty acid deficiency. Eczema can be due to allergies, allergies secondary to digestive disorders such as hydrochloric acid deficiency, rashes secondary to immune diseases, genetic metabolic disorders, and/or nutritional deficiencies, especially of niacin (vitamin B3) and B6, as well as other B vitamins.

To minimize your risk of developing eczema, avoid irritating substances, wear natural nonirritating materials, use soothing ointments, and check to see if dietary, nutritional, and/or and allergy-causing factors need to be considered.

Other ideas that will help:

Juice Therapy: The following juice combinations can help speed healing: black currant and red grapes; carrot, beet, spinach, cucumber, and parsley; and wheat grass juice.

Nutritional Supplementation: Vitamin A and GLA (gamma-linolenic acid), an omega-6 essential fatty acid found in high quantities in evening primrose oil, have both been shown to improve the symptoms of eczema. Vitamin E. Other useful supplements for preventing and reversing eczema include vitamin B complex, vitamin B6, vitamin E, magnesium, and zinc.

Topical Treatment: Apply evening primrose oil directly to cracked and sore areas of the skin. A topical paste made from ginkgo and licorice root extract has also been shown to improve eczema symptoms.

Best of health to you
Healing Oneself
10/07/07
which is better for Acne?
which is better
-Cleocin T (Clindamycin phosphate topical lotion)
-Clindamycin Phosphate Gel USP 1%
OR
- Triamcinolone Acetonide Cream

I need something that will help me with acne scars and to take the infection etc...
XSWEEtWiSHESX
07/26/11
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for those that have read my posts regardning my asthma?
i went to the dr today he gave me 3 medicines one is xopenex hfa(levalbuterol tartrate) which he gave me instead of the albuterol cause i think i overdosed on the albuterol and caused my chest tightness and hes says it weaker and has less side effects on your heart..and he gave me a steroid inhaler called azmacort(triamcinolone acetonide) and singulair..just wanted to update all of you and see if you think this is a good selection of medication
iamloco724
03/17/07
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  FWIW

I was taking xopenex, I had "side effects" listed in the overdose
literature

I was down to 1 puff a day and still had side effects


Haven't done the other two
byron101540
03/17/07
What is Your Experience with Diflucan in treating a candida infection?
I was on antiobiotics for over a year to treat acne. After completing this, I developed oral thrush due to probable overuse of the antibiotics. My doc put me on nystatin which worked for a while but i recently had a flareup and some intestinal issues, which makes us think I might have a systemic candida infection. He has once again proscribed nystatin and now diflucan. Have people had success with this?
coreythomas8672
05/19/09
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  Diflucan will work to help with symptoms if you have an overgrowth of candida in your digestive system but the only real way to try to get rid of it is through proper diet. Not eating foods that the yeast thrives on is the most important thing to do to restore the balance. Get yourself a supplement like Candida Cleanse at your local health food store.
Lucky
05/21/09
Is it safe to put nystatin cream on my lip?
I have a patch on my lip that hurts really bad. Hydrocortisone didn't work or an anti-inflammatory cream. I've taken allergy medicine and that does nothing. There is a noticible patch that hurts when dry and is swollen under the skin. Its not red or nasty looking just a patch of skin that wont heal. What can I do? Does nystatin have side effects?
Matt
04/27/11
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  I don't get you

05/01/11
Need advice in case of vaginal problem...check it out doctors & ladies...?
Question Details:Couple of days ago, I've itched slightly on both sides of my vagina(internally) while I was asleep. May be, I've applied my nails, as a result of which, it's hurting like hell....I've seen the place...it has turned reddish...I've washed the place with Savlon water.then applied ice. then Borolin. but still it persisted.
Yesterday Night, I've given one medicine, named Pevisone(Chemical Composition: Econazole Nitrate BP 1% &
Triamcinolone Acetonide BP 0.1%).
Now, what would you suggest me???
should I continue the medicine( my aunt gave it to me, but she's not a doctor)???

advice me something else???
will ice help???
& borolin, itself???

plz...It's urgent.
Thank you.
Diya
09/14/07
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  Don't take a medication that a doctor or pharmacist hasnt told you to take.
Take a bath with Epsom Salts and do NOT put anything on the area. Keep it clean by showering and using gentle soap only until you get in to see your doctor (which you need to do).
Paramedic Girl
09/14/07

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