LONACORT 0.1% 0.1% Ointment 5 g

 32.00

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Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient:
Drug Strength: 0.1%w/w
Drug Form : Ointment
Pack Size : 5 g
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Triamcinolone:0.1%w/w | Corticosteroids plain

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  • Manufactured / Marketed By : Zafa Product Form : OintmentPack Size : 5 gIngredients : Triamcinolone:0.1%w/wGeneric Category : Corticosteroids plain

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    How it works

    LONACORT 0.1% 0.1% Ointment 5 g works by activating natural substances in the skin to reduce swelling, redness, and itching.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for LONACORT 0.1% 0.1% Ointment 5 g

    • Skin irritation rare
    • Itching and skin rash rare
    • Easy bruising of skin rare
    • Dry or scaly skin rare

    Uses of LONACORT 0.1% 0.1% Ointment 5 g

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Dermatitis

      This medicine is used in the treatment of dermatitis, a skin disorder characterized by skin rash, blisters, itchiness, redness, etc.

    • Eczema

      This medicine is used in the treatment of eczema, a condition characterized by skin rash, redness, and itching.

    • Psoriasis

      This medicine is used in the treatment of psoriasis, a skin disease characterized by itchy, red, and sore patches on the skin.

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1 to 2 hours after administration.

    • Duration of Effect

      The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

    • Safe with Alchohol?

      Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No habit forming tendency has been reported.

    • Usage in pregnancy?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

    When not to use?

    • Allergy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to LONACORT 0.1% 0.1% Ointment 5 g , any other inactive ingredients present along with it, or any other corticosteroids.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

    • Breast-feeding

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

    General Warnings
    • Use in children

      This medicine should be used in children only under a doctor's supervision. It may cause growth retardation in some children. Therefore, children receiving this medicine should be monitored closely with regard to growth parameters. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    • External use only

      This medicine is recommended for external use only. Avoid contact with the eyes, mucous membranes, or open wounds.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

    • Overdose

      An overdose of this medicine is not likely to cause severe symptoms unless it is applied for a prolonged period of time in large volumes. However, the ingestion of this medicine may cause harm and immediate medical intervention may be required.

    Disease interactions
    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with latent or active infections since this medicine can suppress the immune system and worsen the patient's condition. This risk is especially higher in patients on high doses of this medicine for a prolonged period of time. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a known history of diabetes mellitus due to the increased risk of altered blood glucose levels. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels, appropriate dosage adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of hyperadrenocorticism due to the increased risk of worsening the patient's condition. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent clinical monitoring to safely use this medicine. An alternative treatment option may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with caution due to the increased risk of ocular toxicities such as glaucoma, increased intraocular pressure, etc. This risk is especially higher in patients with a history of eye diseases. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

    General Instructions

    Apply a thin layer of the ointment to the affected area as instructed by the doctor. Follow all the usage instructions mentioned on the label or the package insert. Do not apply in larger or smaller quantities than recommended. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Contact your doctor for reassessment if the symptoms do not improve in 2 weeks.

    Other details

    • Usage does not depend on food timings
    • To be taken as instructed by doctor
    • Does not cause sleepiness

    References

    Additional Information>

    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver LONACORT 0.1% 0.1% Ointment 5 g. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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