Consumer Medication Information Leaflet(RiMUP)
Triamcinolone acetonide (0.1%w/w)
What is in this leaflet
1. What Tricilon is used for
2. How Tricilon works
3. Before you use Tricilon
4. How to use Tricilon
5. While you are using it
6. Side effects
7. Storage and Disposal of Tricilon
8. Product description
9. Manufacturer and Product Registration
10.Date of revision
What Tricilon is used for
For treatment of short or long term
inflammatory conditions such as localized
neurodermatitis (begin with an itch),
psoriasis, atopic or seborrheic skin
inflammation, the inflammatory phase of
xerosis (abnormal dryness), itching and
How Tricilon works
Triamcinolone acetonide, a steroid with
anti-inflammatory and anti-itch properties.
It is applied on the surface of the skin to
reduce the redness and itchiness caused by
certain skin problems.
Before you use Tricilon
- When you must not use it
- allergic to triamcinolone, other steroids
and ingredients of the product.
- in and around the eyes.
- Before you start to use it
Use with caution in breast feeding mothers
and if there is infection at place of
treatment, and tuberculosis of the skin.
Use in pregnancy only when the potential
benefits justify the risks to the fetus. It
should not be used in large amounts on
extensive areas, or for long period in
- Taking other medicines
The medicine is for topical application,
usually will have minimal effect on other
medications. However, please inform the
doctor or pharmacist if taking other
How to use Tricilon
- How much to use
Topical to the skin. Apply sparingly in
very thin film. Reducing frequency when
- When to use it
Adult: two to four times daily.
Children: once daily.
- How long to use it
Treatment in children for more than two
weeks should be evaluated carefully by the
- If you forget to use it
If forget to use this medicine, use it as
soon as remember. Then next, use this
medicine at the usual time.
- If you use too much (overdose)
If used too much Tricilon, contact your
doctor, an emergency department or a
poison center immediately.
While you are using Tricilon
- Things you must do
Inform doctor of medications taking.
Long term continuous treatment should be
- Things you must not do
Do not stop using medication although
feeling better after a few days, until the
prescribed course is finished. Do not
bandage or wrap the treated skin unless
directed by the doctor.
- Things to be careful of
If you have any side effects, irritation or
Infections, please consult the doctor or
May cause thinning and drying of the skin.
Reddish purple lines, itchiness,
inflammation around the mouth, burning or
stinging sensation, inflammation of hair
follicles and skin discolouration may occur.
When an occlusive dressing is used, skin
infections and maceration of the skin may
occur. When used on large areas of the body,
for prolonged periods of time, with an
occlusive dressing, and/or in infants and
children, manifestations of Cushing’s
syndrome, high glucose concentration in
blood and in the urine may occur.
You may report any side effects or adverse
drug reactions directly to the National
Centre for Adverse Drug Reaction
Monitoring by calling Tel: 03-78835550, or
visiting the website npra.moh.gov.my
Reporting Medicinal Problems /
Side Effects / AEFI / Vaccine Safety).
Storage and Disposal of Tricilon
Store in cool, dry place below 25
Protect from light.
Keep out of reach of children.
Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of
medicines no longer required.
- What it looks like
White opaque cream.
- Active ingredient: triamcinolone
- Inactive ingredients: cetomacrogol
emulsifying wax, white soft paraffin,
liquid paraffin, macrogol 400,
chlorocresol, disodium edetate, LADT
fragrance, sodium citrate and deionised
- MAL number:
Manufacturer and Product Registration
Prime Pharmaceutical Sdn. Bhd.
1505, Lorong Perusahaan Utama 1
Taman Perindustrian Bukit Tengah
14000 Bukit Mertajam, Penang, Malaysia.
Date of revision