Tricort Injection 40 mg 1 Ampx1 mL

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Drug Strength: 40 mg
Drug Form : Injection
Pack Size : 1 Ampx1 mL
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Tricort Injection contains Triamcinolone | belongs to Corticosteroid

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    How it works

    Tricort Injection 40 mg 1 Ampx1 mL works by activating natural substances in the skin to reduce swelling, redness, and itching.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for Tricort Injection 40 mg 1 Ampx1 mL

    • Anxiety
    • Blurred vision
    • Dizziness
    • Shortness of breath
    • Headache
    • Change in mood
    • Irritation
    • Itching
    • Numbness, tingling in arms or legs
    • Easy bruising of skin rare
    • Dry or scaly skin rare

    Uses of Tricort Injection 40 mg 1 Ampx1 mL

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Ankylosing Spondylitis

      This medicine is used in the treatment of ankylosing spondylitis, a type of arthritis characterized by symptoms such as pain and stiffness from the neck down to the lower back.

    • Bursitis

      This medicine is used in the treatment of bursitis, a condition characterized by pain and swelling at the joints such as elbows, hips, or knees, etc.

    • Rheumatoid Arthritis

      This medicine is used to relieve symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis such as swelling, pain, and stiffness of joints.

    • Gouty arthritis

      This medicine is used to relieve symptoms of gouty arthritis such as severe pain, swelling, and redness of a joint.

    • Psoriatic Arthritis

      This medicine is used in the treatment of psoriatic arthritis, an autoimmune disease characterized by red patches of skin with silvery scales and swelling, stiffness, and pain in the joints.

    • Synovitis

      This medicine is used in the treatment of synovitis, a condition where the synovial membrane is inflamed. This may result in severe pain, especially on movement, joint swelling, and stiffness.

    • Alopecia

      This medicine is used in the treatment of alopecia, a condition characterized by loss of hair from the scalp or other body parts.

    • Lichen simplex chronicus

      This medicine is used in the treatment of lichen simplex chronicus, a skin disorder characterized a thickened, circumscribed area of skin, which may be caused by chronic itching, rubbing, or scratching.

    • Psoriasis

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

    • Lichen Planus

      This medicine is used in the treatment of Lichen planus, an inflammatory condition that may affect the skin, hair, nails, or mucous membranes.

    • Keloids

      This medicine is used in the treatment of a keloid, an area of irregular fibrous tissue formed at the site of a scar or injury. Severe itchiness, pain, and changes in texture are some of the symptoms associated with keloids.

    • Osteoarthritis

      This medicine is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis, a condition characterized by joint pain and stiffness.

    • Multiple sclerosis

      This medicine is used in the treatment of multiple sclerosis, a progressive disease which may be characterized by symptoms such as numbness, impairment of speech, blurred vision, etc.

    • Allergic Rhinitis

      This medicine is used in the treatment of allergic rhinitis, a condition characterized by symptoms such as a stuffy nose, sneezing, red, itchy and watery eyes, etc.

    • Inflammaton

      This medicine is used to relieve swelling, pain, and redness in various dermatologic, endocrine, gastrointestinal, hematological, renal, respiratory, allergic disorders, etc. where corticosteroid therapy is appropriate.

    • 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.

    • Stomatitis

      This medicine is used in the treatment of stomatitis, a condition characterized by redness, swelling, and painful sores inside the mouth.

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1 to 2 hours after oral or topical administration. After intraarticular, intramuscular or intralesional administration, the effect of this medicine may be observed within 24 to 48 hours depending on the route of administration.

    • Duration of Effect

      The time duration for which this medicine remains effective is subject to vary depending on the form and route of administration.

    • 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 taking 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 taking this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any undesirable side effects. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.

    When not to use?

    • Allergy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Tricort Injection 40 mg 1 Ampx1 mL , any other inactive ingredients present along with it, or any other corticosteroids.

    • Systemic infections

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with systemic infections since it may worsen the patient's condition.

    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 taking 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 taking this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any undesirable side effects. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.

    General Warnings
    • Optic neuritis

      The use of oral corticosteroids is not recommended in the treatment of optic neuritis since it may lead to recurrent episodes.

    • Vaccination

      Administration of live or attenuated vaccines is not recommended in patients receiving immunosuppressive doses of this medicine due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects. Your doctor may advise you an appropriate time gap between the administration of the vaccine and the medicine or suggest an alternative medicine or alternative means of vaccination based on your clinical condition.

    • Infections

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from systemic infections since it may worsen the patient's condition. Patients who are at risk of developing infections should be monitored closely during treatment with this medicine for any signs of infections. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

    • Abrupt discontinuation

      Do not stop the use of this drug without consulting your doctor. Abrupt discontinuation may cause withdrawal symptoms such as drowsiness, confusion, headache, fever, etc.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      Contact your doctor immediately for further instructions if you miss a scheduled dose of Tricort Injection 40 mg 1 Ampx1 mL injection. If you miss an oral or a topical dose, you can take/apply it as soon as you remember. However, skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not apply/take a double dose to make up for the missed one.

    • Overdose

      Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Antidiabetic medicines moderate
    • Bupropion severe
    • Adalimumab severe
    • Ketoconazole severe
    • Ibuprofen moderate
    Disease interactions
    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function is necessary for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    • severe

      This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a history of myocardial infarction due to an increase in the risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of heart function and vital signs is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with preexisting hyperlipidemia due to an increased risk of elevation in serum triglycerides and LDL cholesterol levels. Close monitoring of triglycerides and cholesterol levels is recommended for these patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with osteoporosis due to an increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with renal diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of renal function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

    General Instructions

    Take/Use this medicine exactly as instructed by the doctor. Do not take/use larger or smaller amounts than prescribed. Seek emergency medical treatment in case of any severe side effects. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

    Other details

    • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
    • To be taken as instructed by doctor
    • May cause sleepiness

    References

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    How to use Tricort Injection 40 mg 1 Ampx1 mL

    Intra-articular: The usual intra-articular technique should be followed. Care should be taken to ensure that the injection is made into tendon sheath rather than the tendon substance. Epicondylitis may be treated by infiltrating the preparation into the area of greatest tenderness. Intralesional: For treatment of dermal lesions, it should be injected directly into the lesions. IM: Shake IM suspension thoroughly before drawing it into syringe. The injection should be made deeply into the gluteal muscle. The minimum needle length of 1.5 inch is recommended.
    Reconstitution: May be diluted with D5NS, D10NS, or SWFI to a 1:1, 1:2 or 1:4 conc.
    Stability: Store at 20°C-25°C. Protect from light. Avoid freezing. Do not autoclave when it is desirable to sterilize the exterior of the vial.

    what are the adverse effects of Tricort Injection 40 mg 1 Ampx1 mL?

    Endocrine irregularities including menstrual problems, Cushingoid state, adrenal suppression, growth suppression in children. Increased susceptibility to infection, increased severity of infection. Fluid/electrolyte disturbance, hypertension, negative protein, nitrogen and calcium balance. Myopathy, tendon rupture, osteoporosis, osteonecrosis and fractures. Impaired wound healing, sweating, hirsutism, striae, telangiectasia, acne. GI disturbance, peptic ulceration, acute pancreatitis, candidiasis. Psychiatric effects, neurological effects, insomnia. Diabetes, impaired glucose tolerance, weight gain, increased appetite. Ocular disturbances including cataracts, raised intraocular pressure, optic nerve damage, corneal changes, glaucoma. Thromboembolism, leukocytosis.

    What happens if I miss a dose of Tricort Injection 40 mg 1 Ampx1 mL?

    INJECTION: Lowest possible dose to be used. When reduction possible, reduce gradually.
    IM: Range: 2.5-100 mg/day. Children: Initial: 0.11-1.6 mg/kg/day in 3-4 divided doses; 6-12 yr: Initial: 40 mg; 12-18 yr, Initial: 60 mg. Adults: Initial: 60 mg.
    Hay fever/pollen asthma: Adults & Children above 12 yr: 40-100 mg as a single injection/season.
    Multiple sclerosis (acute exacerbation): Adults & Children above 12 yr: 160 mg/day for 1 wk, followed by 64 mg every other day for one mth.
    Intra-articular, intrabursal, tendon sheaths: Adults: Smaller joints: Initially 2.5-5 mg, may require up to 10 mg; larger joints: Initially 5-15mg, may require up to 40 mg. Max dose/treatment (several joints at one time): 20-80 mg.
    Intradermal: Adults: Initial: 1 mg.
    TABLET: Adults: Adrenocortical insufficiency (with mineralocorticoid therapy: 4-12 mg/day.
    Acute leukaemia or lymphoma: 16-40 mg/day (up to 100 mg/day may be necessary for leukaemia).
    Edema: 16-20 mg (up to 48 mg may be required until diuresis occurs).
    Tuberculosis meningitis: 32-48 mg/day.
    Rheumatic disease, dermatologic disorders, bronchial asthma: 8-16 mg/day.
    SLE: 20-32 mg/day.
    Allergies: 8-12 mg/day.
    Hematologic disorders: 16-60 mg/day.
    Ophthalmologic diseases: 12-40 mg daily. Children: Acute leukaemia: 1-2 mg/kg.

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