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 tablet is used to heal nasal allergy symptoms like sneezing, itching, or runny nose caused by seasonal allergies or hay fever. The injection on the other hand is administered into the joint space to treat inflammation of the joints or tendons or to treat arthritis, tennis elbow, or bursitis. 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 Tablets (4 mg) is manufactured by Wyeth, India. You can buy Ledercort 4 mg Tablets online at 24x7pharma.com.
DOSAGE FORM AND STRENGTHS:
This drug is available in the tablets form in the following strength on our website:
Ledercort tablets (4 mg)
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 recent heart surgery
Have myasthenia gravis
Have liver disease
TELL YOUR DOCTOR IF YOU:
Having a condition called Phenylketonuria (especially a child)
Have kidney problems
Have severe bladder infection
Have bleeding or blood clotting disorders
Have stomach ulcers or ulcerative colitis
HOW MUCH TO TAKE THE DRUG?
The tablet is taken once in a day, but always takes the drug dose as prescribed by the doctor only. Dosage may depend on a range of factors like age, sex, drug allergies, or seriousness of the condition among several other factors. Always complete the dose. Buy Ledercort 4 mg online from 24x7pharma.com.
HOW TO TAKE THE DRUG?
In case of Triamcinolone tablets, take it orally with or without food. Swallow the tablet whole with water. Your doctor will give you the frequency of taking it.
FOR HOW LONG TO TAKE?
Take the drug as long as the doctor prescribes you to do. Do not stop taking the medicine without the doctor?s advice.
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, fat deposition changes (location and shape), more acne and facial hair, irregular menstruation, impotence, or loss in libido.
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 4MG:
• Swelling In Lips, Mouth, Face, Or Throat
• Breathing Difficulty, Skin Hives
• Appetite Changes
• Weight Changes
• Body Aches
• Flu Symptoms
• Easy Bruising Or Bleeding
• Unusual Weakness
• Worryingly High Blood Pressure
• Muscle Pain Or Tenderness
• Strong Depression Or Changes In Mood
• Irregular Heart Beat
• White Spots Or Sores Inside Your Nose, Mouth Or Lips
• Vision Problems Like Eye Pain, Blurred Vision, Or Halos
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:
Triamcinolone can reduce the level of white blood cells significantly in your body thereby reducing your immunity. This can lead to increased risk of infections when you are exposed to infectious agents. Hence you must avoid being near sick people.
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