Triamcinolone is often used to treat red and itchy skin caused by a number of conditions. It is a corticosteroid, which reduces swelling. Triamcinolone is also often used in conjunction with antimicrobial and antifungal drugs in the drugs Animax and Panolog to treat ear and skin disorders caused by allergies or infections.
Corticosteroids are meant to resemble a naturally occurring hormone produced in the adrenal cortex, cortisol. Corticosteroids act on the immune system by blocking the production of substances that trigger inflammatory and immmune responses. These responses can lead to many disorders and problems, including asthma and arthritis. It can also help your pet's body cope with drastic changes, such as injury or surgery