Why has my veterinarian prescribed Genesis (triamcinolone acetonide) Topical Spray for Pets?
Triamcinolone acetonide is a corticosteroid, a type of medication prescribed to relieve inflamed areas of the body. This medicine may also be used to treat arthritic conditions and to decrease swelling, redness, itching, and allergic conditions. Your veterinarian may prescribe this medicine for other conditions.
How do I give Genesis (triamcinolone acetonide) Topical Spray for Pets?
First, READ THE LABEL CAREFULLY.
Give Triamcinolone Acetonide to your pet as directed by your veterinarian.
Try to give this medication at about the same time each day.
DO NOT give your pet more medicine than directed.
DO NOT give your pet medicine more often than prescribed.
Try not to miss giving any doses.
DO NOT stop giving your pet Triamcinolone Acetonide unless directed by your veterinarian. Plan ahead to ensure you have the refills you need.
If I miss a dose, what do I do?
If you miss a dose, give it to your pet as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose, then continue with the regular dosing schedule. Do not give your pet two doses at once. Contact your veterinarian if you miss giving doses two or more days in a row.
How do I store Genesis (triamcinolone acetonide) Topical Spray for Pets?
Keep this medicine out of reach of children.
Store this medicine at room temperature in a dry, cool place. Keep this medicine away from heat and direct sunlight.
Do not store this medicine in damp places, in the bathroom, or near the kitchen sink. This medication can break down when exposed to moisture or heat.
What are the potential side effects of Genesis (triamcinolone acetonide) Topical Spray for Pets?
Other side effects may occur. If you notice anything unusual, contact your veterinarian.
What about possible drug interactions?
Be sure to tell your veterinarian about any other medications or supplements you are giving your pet.
It’s not uncommon for your veterinarian to prescribe two different medications, which may cause a drug interaction to occur. If this happens, your veterinarian may change the dose and/or monitor your pet more closely.
Triamcinolone Acetonide may interact with: triamcinolone acetonide: bacteriostatic antibiotics, amphotericin B, furosemide, thiazide diuretics, salicylates, phenytoin, phenobarbital, rifampin, insulin, cyclosporine, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents, estrogens, and mitotane.
Live attenuated-virus vaccines should generally not be given to animals receiving Triamcinolone Acetonide.
Contact your veterinarian if your pet experiences any unusual reactions when different medications are given together.
You can find a Client Information Sheet which provides a summary of information about Genesis Topical Spray for Pets by following the link below:
If you have questions or concerns about Genesis Topical Spray, or conditions related to its use, contact your pet's veterinarian or pharmacist.
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You can find a package label which provides more detailed information on Genesis Topical Spray's indications, forms of administration, and side effects, along with other clinical information, by following the link below:
Genesis Topical Spray's package insert does not take the place of instructions from your veterinarian. Talk to your pet’s veterinarian or pharmacist if you do not understand the information provided in this document or if you have any questions about Genesis topical triamcinolone acetonide spray for dermatologic use in dogs.
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