ABOUT THE DRUG:
Ledercort drug contains Triamcinolone, is an adrenocortical steroid drug which inhibits the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation.
USES OF THE DRUG:
It is available as a tablet, an injection, a topical drug or a nasal spray form. The cream form is used to treat various skin related conditions like eczema, skin rashes, dermatitis and other skin allergies. This medicine is normally used to relieve itching and inflammation caused by different types of conditions. It is normally given only a short term treatment of a severe or extreme episode. The drug may also be given for treatment no listed above.
WORKING OF THE DRUG:
Ledercort is an anti-inflammatory corticosteroid drugs that is an inverse agonist at all the histamine H1 receptor. It is rapidly absorbed following an oral administration.
Ledercort Cream (15 gm) is manufactured by Wyeth, India. You can buy Ledercort 15 gm Cream online at 24x7pharma.com.
DOSAGE FORM AND STRENGTHS:
This drug is available in the cream form in the following strength on our website:
Ledercort cream (15 gm)
Kenacort cream (5 gm)
DO NOT TAKE THIS DRUG IF YOU:
Are allergic to this drug or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
Are breastfeeding or planning to breast feed
Have any other skin allergy
Have an open wound or cut in the area of application
Have myasthenia gravis
TELL YOUR DOCTOR IF YOU:
Having a condition called Phenylketonuria (especially a child)
Have bleeding or blood clotting disorders
Have stomach ulcers or ulcerative colitis
Have a poor immune system
HOW MUCH TO TAKE THE DRUG?
Use the cream on the site of allergy. The amount of application of cream depends upon the allergy. Do not exceed the amount of cream, apply just enough amount of cream. Buy Ledercort 15 gm online from 24x7pharma.com.
HOW TO TAKE THE DRUG?
For applying the Triamcinolone cream, wash your hand and dry them. Clean the affected area and apply a thin film of the drug to the affected area and gently repeat the process. Do this 2-4 times in a day or as directed by the doctor. Do not cover the area. If applied on the infants in the diaper area, then do not use tight fit diapers etc.
FOR HOW LONG TO TAKE?
Apply the drug as long as the doctor prescribes.
An overdose of Triamcinolone may not be dangerous or life threatening but it should not be overdosed for any reasons. Long term intake of Triamcinolone overdose can cause symptoms like skin thinning, easy bruising, more acne and increased facial hair etc.
Never miss a single dose of Ledercort or any other medication. But if you forget to take a dose and hence miss one, take it as soon as you remember. Do not make up for the missed dose if the time to take the next one is almost near. Do not ever double dose on any medication.
SIDE EFFECTS OF LEDERCORT 0.10%:
• Swelling In Lips
• Mouth, Face, Or Throat
• Breathing Difficulty
• Skin Hives
• Easy Bruising Or Bleeding
• Unusual Weakness
• Muscle Pain Or Tenderness
• Sightings Of Halos
• Stinging, or bleeding in the nose
• Sneezing or changed taste or smell which seems unpleasant
COMMON DRUG INTERACTIONS:
These drugs may interact with traimcinolone so let your doctor know if you are using these medications or treatment already: contraceptive pills; hormone replacement therapy; blood thinner like warfarin; cyclosporine; insulin or diabetes drugs; isoniazid (for TB); rifampin; seizure medications; some antibiotics; aspirin or other non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs; cancer medicine; Basiliximab; Muromonab-CD3; Other Steroids; Azathioprine; Mycophenolate Mofetil; Efalizumab. This list of drugs is non exhaustive and there may be other drug interactions. Share your drugs usage and medical history with your doctor for proper prescription.
THINGS TO REMEMBER:
Seek preventive treatment if exposed to chicken pox or measles. These diseases can be serious or even fatal in people who are taking steroids
Do not give this medicine to anyone else
Don’t exceed the recommended dose
Do not use this medicine if an infection or a sore is present in the area to be treated
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