Azmacort Inhalation Aerosol is a metered-dose aerosol unit containing a microcrystalline suspension of triamcinolone acetonide in the propellant dichlorodifluoromethane and dehydrated alcohol USP 1% w/w. There are at least 240 actuations in one Azmacort Inhalation Aerosol canister.
b Scale (0-6) with 0 = no symptom: Maximum Score (AM + PM) =12.
Dose related teratogenic effects in rats and rabbits included cleft palate and/or internal hydrocephaly and axial skeletal defects whereas the teratogenic effects observed in the monkey were CNS and/or cranial malformations. Triamcinolone acetonide should be used during pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus. Triamcinolone acetonide has been shown to be teratogenic at inhalational doses of 20, 40, and 80 mcg/kg in rats (approximay 0.1, 0.2, and 0.4 times the maximum recommended human daily inhalation dose on a mcg/m 2 basis, respectively), in rabbits at the same doses (approximay 0.2, 0.4, and 0.8 times the maximum recommended human daily inhalation dose on a mcg/m 2 basis, respectively) and in monkeys, at an inhalational dose of 500 mcg/kg (approximay 5 times the maximum recommended human daily inhalation dose on a mcg/m 2 basis).
Triamcinolone acetonide, USP, the active ingredient in Azmacort (triamcinolone acetonide inhalation aerosol) Inhalation Aerosol, is a.
The long-term local and systemic effects of Azmacort (triamcinolone acetonide (inhalation aerosol)) Inhalation Aerosol in human subjects are still not fully known. While there has been no clinical evidence of adverse experiences, the effects resulting from chronic use of Azmacort (triamcinolone acetonide (inhalation aerosol)) Inhalation Aerosol on developmental or immunologic processes in the mouth, pharynx, trachea, and lung are unknown.
Azmacort (triamcinolone acetonide (inhalation aerosol)) Inhalation Aerosol should be used with caution, if at all, in patients with active or quiescent tuberculosis infection of the respiratory tract; untreated systemic fungal, bacterial, parasitic, or viral infections; or ocular herpes simplex.
Musculoskeletal system: bursitis, myalgia, tenosynovitis.
Localized infections with Candida albicans have occurred infrequently in the mouth and pharynx.
Azmacort is a prescription medication used for the prevention and treatment of asthma. Azmacort belongs to a group of drugs called.
Serious side effects have been reported with Azmacort including the following:
Your physician will decide whether other medication is needed, should you require immediate relief. Use Azmacort Inhalation Aerosol regularly at the intervals recommended by your doctor, and not as an emergency measure.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information. This medication may be prescribed for other uses.
Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.
Triamcinolone is a steroid. It prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. Azmacort is used to prevent asthma attacks. It will not treat.
skin rash, bruising, severe tingling, numbness, pain, muscle weakness;
An overdose of Azmacort is not expected to produce life-threatening symptoms.
Azmacort may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.
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