TRICORT TABLET

SKU: AH_ML_AR_7813 Category:

Generic : Triamcinolone (4mg)

Treatment : Rheumatoid arthritis, Osteoarthritis

Pack size : 10 (Tablet)

Manufacturer : Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Made In : INDIA

UNIT PRICE

$2.30

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PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Tricort Tablet is a steroid. It is used for treatment of wide variety of medical conditions such as severe allergic reactions, osteoarthritis, rheumatic disorders. It provides quick relief by preventing the release of substances that cause inflammation and by suppressing the immune system.

Tricort Tablet can be taken with or without food. Taking the medicine regularly at the right times increases its effectiveness. It is important to keep taking the medicine regularly until your doctor tells you it is safe to stop.

 

BENEFITS OF TRICORT TABLET

In Treatment of Rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis or RA is an autoimmune disorder, in which the immune system starts attacking the lining of your joints. This causes pain and swelling in the joints.

Tricort Tablet helps treat rheumatoid arthritis. It makes the immune system function normally and prevents it from attacking the body. This gives relief from the symptoms such as pain, swelling, and stiffness in the joints. This helps in easy movement and makes you do your daily activities more easily.

In Treatment of Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a condition that causes pain and swelling in the joints.
Tricort Tablet can give you relief from this pain and swelling. It also reduces stiffness in the joints and helps in easy movement. This will help you do your daily activities more easily and thus improve your quality of life. Tricort Tablet should be taken at the same time each day to get maximum benefits. You should continue taking it until your doctor asks you to stop. Mild symptoms of osteoarthritis can sometimes be managed by doing light exercises, losing weight, and wearing suitable footwear.

 

HOW TO USE TRICORT TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Tricort Tablet is to be taken with food.

 

HOW TRICORT TABLET WORKS

Tricort Tablet is a steroid which works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers in the body that cause inflammation (redness and swelling) and allergies.

 

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Tricort Tablet.
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Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Tricort Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
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Breast feeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Tricort Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
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Driving

UNSAFE
Tricort Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Tell your doctor immediately if you have pain in the eyes or problems with your vision. This may affect your driving ability.
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Kidney

CAUTION
Tricort Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tricort Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver

CAUTION
Tricort Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tricort Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

 

DRUG INTERACTION

  • ITRACONAZOLE
  • KETOCONAZOLE
  • CLARITHROMYCIN
  • TELITHROMYCIN
  • RIFAMPICIN
  • NEFAZODONE
  • CYCLOSPORINE
  • PHENYTOIN
  • PHENOBARBITAL
  • THEOPHYLLINE
  • DIGOXIN

 

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE TRICORT TABLET?

If you miss a dose of Tricort Tablet , take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

SIDE EFFECTS

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Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Tricort

  • Reduction in bone density
  • Upset stomach
  • Increased risk of infection
  • Headache
  • Joint pain
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

FAQ's

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Q. What is Tricort Tablet used for?

Tricort Tablet has anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressant properties. It is used to treat conditions like rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. It is also helpful in treating many autoimmune diseases (these diseases happen when your body’s immune system attacks the body itself and causes damage).

Q. How does Tricort Tablet work?

Tricort Tablet works by reducing the inflammation which helps in treating many illnesses associated with active inflammation. Also, it stops the reactions known as autoimmune reactions which occur when your body’s immune system attacks the body itself and causes damage.

Q. Is Tricort Tablet effective?

Tricort Tablet is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Tricort Tablet too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. When will I feel better after taking Tricort Tablet?

Tricort Tablet effectively treats pain and inflammation. However, its effect may vary from person to person, depending on the condition you are being treated for and also your body weight. Your doctor will prescribe you Tricort Tablet in the dose that suits your requirement. Do not alter your dose thinking that a higher dose will provide faster relief. Rather, you may end up having undesirable side effects. Be patient, and follow your doctor’s instructions regarding the use of Tricort Tablet. Consult your doctor if you do not see improvement in your condition even after completing the full course of treatment.

Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Tricort Tablet?

If you forget a dose of Tricort Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose in the prescribed time. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.

Q. Is Tricort Tablet safe?

Tricort Tablet is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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Pack size  – 10

pack form  – Tablet

MORE INFORMATION

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Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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