triamcinolone

triamcinolone
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.

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  • Triamcinolone — Systematic (IUPAC) name (11β,16α) 9 fluoro 11,16,17,21 tetrahydroxypregna 1,4 diene 3,20 dione Clinical data Trade names …   Wikipedia

  • triamcinolone — ● triamcinolone nom féminin Dérivé fluoré de la prednisolone, doué d une activité anti inflammatoire six fois supérieure à celle de la cortisone …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Triamcinolone acetonide — Chembox new ImageFile=Triamcinolone acetonide.png ImageSize=200px IUPACName= OtherNames= Section1= Chembox Identifiers CASNo= PubChem=6436 SMILES=CC1(OC2CC3C4CCC5=CC(=O)C=CC5(C4(C(CC3(C2(O1)C(=O)CO)C)O)F)C)C Section2= Chembox Properties… …   Wikipedia

  • triamcinolone acetonide — [USP] an ester of triamcinolone; applied topically to the skin or oral mucosa as an antiinflammatory, and administered by inhalation for the chronic treatment of asthma, intranasally in the treatment of allergic rhinitis and other inflammatory… …   Medical dictionary

  • triamcinolone diacetate — [USP] the diacetate ester of triamcinolone, having actions similar to those of the base and used as an antiinflammatory and immunosuppressant in a wide variety of disorders; administered orally and by intra articular, intrasynovial, intralesional …   Medical dictionary

  • triamcinolone hexacetonide — [USP] an ester of triamcinolone having actions similar to those of the base and used as an antiinflammatory and immunosuppressant in a wide variety of disorders; administered by intra articular, intralesional, or sublesional injection …   Medical dictionary

  • triamcinolone — noun Etymology: tri + amcin (alteration of American Cyanimid Company) + 1 ol + one Date: 1957 a glucocorticoid drug C21H27FO6 used chiefly in the form of its acetal or acetate derivatives especially in treating skin disorders, asthma, and… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • triamcinolone — /truy am sin euh lohn /, n. Pharm. a synthetic glucocorticoid drug, C21H27FO6, used in the symptomatic treatment of inflammation. [1955 60; triamcin (of unexplained derivation) + (PREDNIS)OLONE] * * * …   Universalium

  • triamcinolone — noun A certain synthetic corticosteroid …   Wiktionary

  • triamcinolone — A glucocorticoid with actions and uses similar to those of prednisolone. t. acetonide a potent glucocorticoid for topical treatment of dermatoses. t. diacetate an anti inflammatory and antiallergic agent for parenteral use. * …   Medical dictionary

  • triamcinolone — tri·am·cin·o·lone …   English syllables

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