Tricort 40mg Inj 1ml

Tricort 40mg Inj 1ml

By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
1ml Injection in Vial
113.53*
MRP 138.45
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Triamcinolone(40.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
STEROID

Medical Description

Tricort 40mg 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 l...
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uses

Uses of Tricort 40 MG

Tricort 40mg Inj 1ml is used in relieving symptoms like pain, swelling which occur in various conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, skin allergies and other allergic conditions.
contraindications

Contraindications of Tricort 40 MG

If you are allergic to Triamcinolone or any other ingredients of Tricort 40mg Inj 1ml. If you have any infection and have not yet started medicines to treat it.
sideEffects

Side effects of Tricort 40 MG

  • Injection site reactions like swelling, redness, pain
  • Headache
  • Joint pain
  • Increased risk of infection
  • Tiredness, weight loss, dizziness (uncommon)
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Tricort 40 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Tricort 40mg Inj 1ml during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using Tricort 40mg Inj 1ml as limited information suggests that Triamcinolone crosses the placenta. Your doctor will only give you this medicine if considered essential if the benefits overweigh the risks.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Tricort 40mg Inj 1ml while breastfeeding?
A:
Triamcinolone in Tricort 40mg Inj 1ml passes into the breast milk, you should consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Tricort 40mg Inj 1ml?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Tricort 40mg Inj 1ml on driving, but since this medicine may sometimes cause dizziness, you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Tricort 40mg Inj 1ml?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol and Tricort 40mg Inj 1ml, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of drinking regularly.
otherGeneralWarnings

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
  • You are due to have a surgery
  • You recently had chickenpox, shingles, measles, etc or have been in contact with a person who has it.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Tricort 40 MG

How Does It Work?

Triamcinolone in Tricort 40mg Inj 1ml works by blocking certain chemical substances that cause allergies, pain and inflammation.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Tricort 40 MG

  • Tricort 40mg Inj 1ml will be given to you in a 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

Interactions of Tricort 40 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Tricort 40mg 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 ...
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  • 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 shoul...
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  • 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 s...
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  • 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 an Oral contraceptive pill, Levothyroxine, Digitalis glycosides, Cyclosporin should be used cautiously along with Tricort 40mg Inj 1ml.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Tricort 40 MG

  • Store Tricort 40mg Inj 1ml under the conditions mentioned on the pack.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Tricort 40 MG

Overdose

Tricort 40mg 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 injec...
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Missed a Dose

You will be monitored by the doctor or nurse as to when Tricort 40mg 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 ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Tricort 40mg Inj 1ml?

A: Tricort 40mg Inj 1ml is used in relieving symptoms like pain, swelling which occur in various conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, skin allergies and other allergic conditions.

Q: Why can't I take Tricort 40mg Inj 1ml by myself?

A: Tricort 40mg Inj 1ml is to be taken by injection and are given into the tissue just under the skin or into the vein. So, 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 40mg Inj 1ml a steroid?

A: Yes, Tricort 40mg Inj 1ml contains Triamcinolone which is a steroid.

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Last Updated on: 03 Mar 2021 | 11:21 AM (IST)
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