Triamcinolone Acetonide

Pronounced

"TRYE-am-SIN-oh-lone"

Uses

This medication is used to treat knee pain in people with a certain type of arthritis (osteoarthritis). It works by reducing your body's immune response. Triamcinolone belongs to a class of drugs known as corticosteroids. It helps to reduce pain and swelling in the knee.

How to Use This Medication

This medication is given by injection as a single dose into the affected knee by a health care professional.

Ask your doctor what activities are safe for your knee after the injection.

Tell your doctor if your condition lasts or gets worse.

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