Triesence

Drug List

Triesence

Drug Name

Triesence (Triamcinolone acetonide)

Manufactured By

Alcon, Inc.

Drug Savings

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Nationwide Prescription Connection (NPC) is an experienced advocacy service that helps connect patients to manufacturer provided free and discount programs. We can help the uninsured, under insured, those in the Medicare gap also known as the "doughnut hole", or even those needing help with expensive co-pays.  Our web site makes it easy for you to enter the medications you are taking, along with some basic patient information, and then finds the program that is right for you.

Treats Disease/Condition

Uses

Triessence, also know as triamcinolone acetonide, is a steroid medication designed for use in the eye. Steroids are used throughout medicine and also extensively in ophthalmology. Triessence is used to treat swelling of the macula, or macular edema, from conditions such as diabetes, vein occlusions, and age-related macular degeneration. The macula is the part of the eye that provides sharp, central vision. Triessence is also used to treat inflammation of the eye or uveits.

How To Use

Shake well before use Inj procedure should be carried out under controlled aseptic conditions, which include use of sterile gloves, a sterile drape, and a sterile eyelid speculum (or equivalent) Adequate anesthesia and a broad-spectrum microbicide should be given prior to inj Each vial should only be used for the treatment of a single eye; if the contralateral eye requires treatment, use a new vial and change sterile field, syringe, gloves, drapes, eyelid speculum, and injection needles before administering to other eye

Side Effects

Elevated IOP, cataract progression.

Drug Interactions

Cardiac enlargement and CHF reported when used with amphotericin B. Concomitant use with anticholinesterase agents may cause severe weakness in myasthenia gravis; withdraw at least 24 hrs prior to therapy. Inhibition of response to warfarin; monitor coagulation indices frequently. Dosage adjustment of antidiabetic agents required. Decreases serum concentration of isoniazid (INH). CYP3A4 inducers (eg, barbiturates, phenytoin, carbamazepine, rifampin) enhance metabolism of corticosteroids. CYP3A4 inhibitors (eg, ketoconazole, macrolide antibiotics) and estrogens decrease metabolism of certain corticosteroids leading to an increased risk of side effects. Cholestyramine increases the clearance of corticosteroids. Increased activity of cyclosporine and corticosteroids when used concurrently. Use with digitalis and potassium-depleting agents may lead to hypokalemia. Increases risk of GI side effects when used with aspirin and other NSAIDs. Increases clearance of salicylates. Suppresses reactions to skin test. Patients on prolonged therapy may exhibit diminished response to toxoids and live or inactivated vaccines. Administration with live or live attenuated vaccines is contraindicated in patients receiving immunosuppressive doses of corticosteroids. Acute myopathy reported with neuromuscular blocking agents.

In Case of Overdose

In Case of Missed Dose

Storage

4-25°C (39-77°F). Do not freeze. Protect from light by storing in carton.