Triamcinolone is a topical steroid. It reduces the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation, redness, and swelling. Triamcinolone topical is used to treat the inflammation caused by a number of conditions such as allergic reactions, eczema, and psoriasis. The dental paste form of triamcinolone is used to treat mouth ulcers. Triamcinolone topical may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Kenalog is a topical corticosteroid / synthetic steroid that is used as an anti-inflammatory agent and antipruritic agents. The steroids that are found in this class include triamcinolone acetonide. Kenalog is given as an injection to reduce inflammation in various conditions and diseases by acting within the cells to prevent the release of certain chemicals that are important in the immune system.