Tricort 10mg Inj 1ml
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Tricort 10mg Inj 1ml contains Triamcinolone as its active component, which belongs to a group of medicines called steroids. It is used to relieve symptoms like pain, swelling occurring in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, skin allergies, other allergic conditions. It will be given to you in a hospital or clinic by a doctor or nurse as an injection. You should avoid self-injecting. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history before starting this medicine....
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Uses of Tricort 10 MG
Tricort 10mg Inj 1ml is used in relieving symptoms like pain, swelling which occur in various conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, skin allergies, other allergic conditions, etc.
Contraindications of Tricort 10 MG
If you are allergic to Triamcinolone or any other ingredients of Tricort 10mg Inj 1ml. If you have any infection and have not yet started medicines to treat it.
Side effects of Tricort 10 MG
- Injection site reactions like swelling, redness, pain
- Joint pain
- Increased risk of infection
- Tiredness, weight loss, dizziness (uncommon)
Precautions and Warnings of Tricort 10 MG
Can I take Tricort 10mg Inj 1ml during pregnancy?
You should consult your doctor before using Tricort 10mg Inj 1ml as limited information suggests that Triamcinolone crosses the placenta. Your doctor will only give you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.
Can I take Tricort 10mg Inj 1ml while breastfeeding?
Triamcinolone in Tricort 10mg Inj 1ml passes into breastmilk. Thus, you should consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.
Can I drive if I have consumed Tricort 10mg Inj 1ml?
There is limited information about the effects of Tricort 10mg Inj 1ml on driving. However, since this medicine may sometimes cause dizziness, you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.
Can I consume alcohol with Tricort 10mg Inj 1ml?
There is no known interaction with alcohol and Tricort 10mg Inj 1ml. However, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have heart, liver or kidney diseases.
- You are suffering from any mental health problems.
- You have diabetes, tuberculosis or fits.
- You or your family members had or have glaucoma.
- You have osteoporosis (bones becoming weak).
- You have a condition of muscle weakness.
- You had any type of cancer.
- You have a stomach ulcer or any bowel disorder or have had bowel surgery.
- You have an underactive thyroid gland or thyroid problems.
- You have had any type of infection.
- You have any eye problems like blurred vision, etc.
- You are due to have surgery.
- You recently had chickenpox, shingles, measles, etc or have been in contact with a person who has it.
Mode of Action of Tricort 10 MG
How Does It Work?
Triamcinolone in Tricort 10mg Inj 1ml works by blocking certain chemical substances that cause allergies, pain and inflammation.
Directions for Use of Tricort 10 MG
- Tricort 10mg Inj 1ml will be given to you in hospital by your doctor or nurse. Do not self-inject this medicine.
- Follow any instructions suggested by the doctor or nurse during the procedure or for aftercare.
Interactions of Tricort 10 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Tricort 10mg Inj 1ml may interact with other medicines, discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a planned surgery or vaccination scheduled....
- Medicines like Rifampicin, rifabutin (used in tuberculosis), carbamazepine, phenobarbitone, phenytoin, primidone (used to treat fits or seizures) may reduce the effects of this medicine and thus should be used with caution....
- Medicines like insulin (and other diabetic medicines), other anti-hypertensive medicines (captopril, verapamil), acetazolamide (used in glaucoma) may increase the effects of this medicine when taken simultaneously....
- Blood thinners like warfarin, water pills, pain killers like ibuprofen, aspirin should be used with caution along with this medicine as it may increase the chance of bleeding from the gut.
- Other medicines like oral contraceptive pills, Levothyroxine, Digitalis glycosides, Cyclosporin should be used cautiously along with Tricort 10mg Inj 1ml.
Storage and disposal of Tricort 10 MG
- Store Tricort 10mg Inj 1ml under the conditions mentioned on the pack.
- Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
Dosage of Tricort 10 MG
Tricort 10mg Inj 1ml will be given to you by a doctor or nurse. Therefore, it is less likely that you may get an overdose of this medicine. If you experience any symptoms right after taking this injection, seek medical help....
Missed a Dose
You will be monitored by the doctor or nurse as to when Tricort 10mg Inj 1ml should be given to you. It is unlikely that the dose will be missed. However, if you think your doctor or nurse might have missed a dose, inform them....
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What is the use of Tricort 10mg Inj 1ml?
A: Tricort 10mg Inj 1ml is used in relieving symptoms like pain, swelling which occur in various conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, skin allergies, other allergic conditions, etc.
Q: Why can't I take Tricort 10mg Inj 1ml by myself?
A: Tricort 10mg Inj 1ml is to be taken by injection and are given into tissue just under the skin or into the vein. Hence, it is always advisable to get this injection from an experienced doctor or nurse. It also needs to observe the patient for some time after injection. So, this medicine should not be self-administered.
Q: Is Tricort 10mg Inj 1ml a steroid?
A: Yes, Tricort 10mg Inj 1ml contains Triamcinolone which is a steroid.
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