Triamcinolone Contraindications

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  1. Abrad

    Abrad R.I.P. Platinum Member & Advisor R.I.P.

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    I have been prescribed IM Kenalog (Triamcinolone) for hayfever. He has been looking around the net and (unsurprisingly) cannot find any contraindications for recreational drugs. He was given a once-off dose which is supposed to prevent hay-fever for the summer and plans to lay off everything for a week or two as he is aware that corticosteroids can have some side-effects.
    If anybody has any insights I would appreciate it.
     
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    Any info would be very helpful for SWIM as well, as he has to use it once every two days for his ecsema.
    Though SWIM never had any side effects.
     
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    Can anybody help with this?
     
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    It leads to a slightly higher expression of Beta- and proposely Alpha-adrenergic receptors and thus to a synergism within these drugs, that´re affecting those.

    So if youßre inhaling something adrenergic it will work better with systemic cort and if youre taking something other of this sort of medication, by any admistration-route, of course.;-)
     
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    it is a synthed corticosteroid which is bad news no matter how you look at it, from a long-term perspective, anyhow.

    no short term contraindications that i am aware of. for hey fever try something else is my 2 cents.
     
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    Thank you both for the information.

    I have literally tried every antihistamine on the market to no avail. The kenalog seems to be working and only requires one dose for the whole season.
     
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    This is absolutely safe. Systemic corticosteroids are still being treated over-hysterically, while still doing the best job possible at this time, except maybe for omalizumab, which is a lot more expensive being a biopharmaceutical.

    At about 2-4mg Predn-equivalence/day, there´s literally no sides of corts I am on 20-60mg prendi which is 5-15 times over the cushing-syndrom dose, but I use some remedys that normally no doctor prescribes until it´s too late and some even aren´t allowed to for that purpose, pricewise I assume, but it works like a charm and I has no cushing-syndrom at all, no muslce loss but fat-loss and strong bones.You just need to readjust the system to some dergeree,whre it´s getting out of balance if high dose steroids are added.

    Letting coricosteroids do their job as a stresshormone by "stressing" your body with sports seems to help in any way of the sides, too!