Toricinolon cream 0.1% for skin diseases (corticosteroid, triamcinolone acetonide, Kenalog)
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General information on Japanese Toricinolon cream 0.1% from Japan for skin diseases (corticosteroid, triamcinolone acetonide, Kenalog)
Package details: 10 tubes * 5 g
Manufacturer: Kaken Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., Japan
Active ingredients: triamcinolone acetonide (chemical formula C24H31FO6)
Medical effect: Toricinolon cream is effective for the treatment of the following diseases and conditions:
- Eczema and dermatitis are the most common indications for use of Toricinolon cream,
- Dermal pruritus and prurigo,
- Insect bites,
- Burns and frostbites.
Contraindications and precautions: do not use for pregnant, possibly pregnant or breastfeeding women. Do not use for patients with dermal tuberculosis, herpes simplex, chickenpox, herpes zoster, vaccinia, eczematous external otitis with eardrum perforation, ulcer or deep burn.
Do not use for other than medical purposes. Do not use for an eye area.
Applying extensively in large amounts or for a long period, or covering applied area with a bandage may cause systemic adverse reactions. Wearing diaper over the application area may intensify the effect of the medicine.
If an allergic reaction occurs, stop using the medicine and consult with your doctor. If you’re taking any other medication or receiving any other treatment, you have to consult with your doctor before use.
Dosage and administration
Clean the affected area and apply an appropriate amount of the medicine 2-3 times a day. The doctor in charge may adjust the dosage according to patient’s symptoms.
How effective are Toricinolon cream 0.1% from Japan for skin diseases (corticosteroid, triamcinolone acetonide, Kenalog)?
Toricinolon cream contains triamcinolone acetonide, a synthetic corticosteroid. It works as an agonist of the glucocorticoid receptor, transactivating certain gene expression and providing anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic properties. Triamcinolone acetonide is considered to be about five times as potent as cortisol.
Who should use Toricinolon cream 0.1% from Japan?
Toricinilon cream is effective for the treatment of eczema, dermatitis, dermal pruritus, prurigo, insect bites, psoriasis, burns and frostbites. Studies showed its efficacy for the treatment of children with atopic dermatitis, however, the monitoring of the pediatrician in charge is required (S. D. Cadmus, K. R. Sebastian et al. “Efficacy and patient opinion of wet-wrap dressings using 0.1% triamcinolone acetonide ointment vs cream in the treatment of pediatric atopic dermatitis: A randomized split-body control study”. Pediatric Dermatology, 2019, 36(4): 437-441).