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Pericort 4mg Tablet

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
34.85*
MRP 41.00
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Pericort 4 MG Description

Pericort 4 mg tablet is a prescription medicine indicated for a person with inflammatory disorders like allergic rhinitis, rheumatoid arthritis, ulcerative colitis and dermatitis and various other sk

n and kidney disorders that causes inflammation in the body. *Allergic rhinitis is inflammation of the inner lining of the nose due to an allergen. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder affecting the lining of the joints. Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory condition characterised by ulcers in the digestive tract. Pericort tablet has Triamcinolone as the main ingredient. Triamcinolone is a type of corticosteroid that works by controlling certain chemicals and exhibits an anti-inflammatory action. Pericort 4 mg tablet can cause various side effects like vomiting, headache, dizziness, insomnia, acne, increased hair growth, and stomach issues. Pericort tablets can only be taken with a doctor’s recommendation. Always report complete medical history at the time of consultation to avoid further complications. Pericort can decrease the ability of the immune system to fight infections. Stay away from anyone with a transmissible disease like flu. The medicine cannot be stopped on your own. Please consult the doctor if you wish to alter or stop the medicine.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹34.85
You Save₹6.15 (15% on MRP)
ContainsTriamcinolone(4.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic rhinitis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Ulcerative colitis, Dermatitis, Systemic lupus erythematosus, Psoriasis, Respiratory disorders, Eczema
Side effectsVomiting, Headache, Dizziness, Insomnia, Acne, Increased hair growth
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Uses of Pericort 4 MG

  • Pericort tablet is used in several inflammatory disorders like-
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Dermatitis
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Psoriasis
  • Respiratory disorders
  • Eczema

Contraindications of Pericort 4 MG

  • Pericort tablet is contraindicated -
  • If you are allergic to Triamcinolone.
  • If you are suffering from fungal infection.

Side effects of Pericort 4 MG

  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Insomnia
  • Acne
  • Increased hair growth
  • Stomach issues

Precautions and Warnings of Pericort 4 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Pericort tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Pericort tablets are generally not recommended in pregnancy. Please inform the doctor if you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy. The doctor will weigh the risks vs benefits and advise the best for you

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Pericort tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Pericort tablets are generally not recommended for breastfeeding mothers. Kindly inform the doctor if you are breastfeeding to get the best advice.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Pericort tablet?
A:
Please notice the effects for a few days after taking Pericort tablets. Drive only if you feel fit after taking the Pericort tablets to ensure safety.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Pericort tablet?
A:
Alcohol consumption can increase the severity of side effects if taken with Pericort tablets. It is advised to limit your alcohol consumption while taking Pericort tablets.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of liver, heart and kidney disorders.
  • You have a history of mental illness.
  • You have diabetes, high blood pressure, seix=zures, and tuberculosis. Pericort is to be used with caution in such conditions.
  • You have an allergic reaction like swelling of the tongue, troubled breathing, and rashes after having the Pericprt tablets.
  • You have withdrawal symptoms like loss of appetite, stomach problems, vomiting, drowsiness, confusion, fever, and joint and muscle pain.
  • You have a fungal infection.
  • You catch any infection like the flu. Pericort tablets tend to weaken the immune system, and special care has to be taken in such situations.
  • You want to get a vaccination. Live vaccinations should be avoided while taking Pericort tablets as it weakens the immune system.
  • You are taking any other medicine with Pericort tablets.
  • You should inform the doctor if you are taking any vitamins or supplements along with the Pericort tablets.
  • You are pregnant or planning pregnancy as Pericort tablets are generally not recommended in this condition

Mode of Action of Pericort 4 MG

How Does It Work?

The Pericort tablet has Triamcinolone as the main ingredient. Triamcinolone is a type of corticosteroid that works by controlling certain chemicals and exhibits an anti-inflammatory action. It is used...
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Directions for Use of Pericort 4 MG

  • Pericort 4 mg tablet has to be taken only according to the doctor’s recommendation.
  • The tablet needs to be taken at the same time every day.
  • You can take the Pericort tablet with or without food.
  • A Pericort 4 mg tablet should be taken orally with water.
  • The tablets should not be distorted in any way by either chewing or crushing for use.

Interactions of Pericort 4 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Pericort tablet can interact with the following medicines-
  • Alprazolam (anti anxiety)- it can decrease the metabolism of Alprazolam.
  • Clonazepam (anti epileptic), Aminophylline (medicine for breathing issues)- it can increase the metabolism of these medicines leading to decreased efficacy.
  • Azithromycin (antibiotic) and Ketoconazole (antifungal) can delay the excretion of Pericort that further increases its concentration in the body, leading to increased chances of side effects.
  • Ibuprofen (painkiller)- can increase the risk of stomach problems like ulcers and bleeding.
  • Linezolid (antibiotic)- can increase the risk of severity of side effects of Pericort tablet.

Storage and disposal of Pericort 4 MG

Pericort tablets should not be kept under direct heat or light sources. Do not keep the capsules in direct sunlight. Pericort tablets should be stored at room temperature and do not need to be refri...
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Dosage of Pericort 4 MG

Overdose

Do not exceed the advised dosage of Pericort tablets. Overdose of pericort is less likely but rush to the hospital immediately if you notice any symptoms like troubled breathing, fainting, or seizures...
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Missed a Dose

In case you miss a dose of Pericort tablets, take the tablet as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost the time of the next dose, skip the missed one and continue with the previous set schedul...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Suneet Monga

BDS, MDS (Paediatric & Preventive Dentistry) MMCDSR

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: I am on Pericort tablets and have had a fever since yesterday. What should I do?

A: Any sign of infection should immediately be reported to the doctor. Pericort tablets decrease immunity and the ability to fight infections. Consult your doctor to find the best solution.

Q: I have increased my blood sugar levels after taking the Pericort tablets. What should I do?

A: Pericort tablets tend to increase the blood sugar level. Please report the doctor with the newer values to attain the best advice.

Q: Do I need to follow a specific diet while taking Pericort tablets?

A: A low sodium, low salt, high potassium and high protein diet is recommended while taking Pericort tablets. Pericort tends to increase blood sugar and causes fluid retention. Maintain a healthy diet to avoid any side effects.
Product Details
Brand
PERICORT
Expires on or After
30/05/2023
Last Updated on: 19 Apr 2022 | 02:03 PM (IST)

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