Ledercort - 4 mg (Nasacort)

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Triamcinolone

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Ledercort - 4 mg $7.1100New
US Brand Name Nasacort
Strength 4 mg
Generic Name Triamcinolone
Manufacturer AHP Pharma
Pharmaceutical Form Tablet/s

Description

Ledercort prevents the release of inflammatory substances in the body. This adrenocortical steroid drug comes in both injection and tablet form. When this drug is injected into the joints space, it works on treating joint inflammation issue, arthritis, bursitis or tennis elbow. Whereas, its tablet heals various nasal allergies  caused due to hay fever or seasonal allergies.

 

Important information about Medicine

This medicine isn’t prescribed for the children below 2 years of age. Traimcinolone affects the immune system and reduces the white blood cells in the body. Its increased dosage might cause Osteoporosis. It is advisable to consider regular eye check-ups when taking this drug for over a long period.

 

Dosage information

The dosage of Ledercort varies according to the severity of the disease/problem. You should consult your doctor before taking the drug.

Strengths available

Ledercot comes with the strength of 4 mg.

What if you miss a dose?

If due to any reasons you have missed out to take your dose then you can take it as soon as you get reminded of it. But taking multiple dosage for balancing the skipped dosage isn’t wise. 


What if you overdose?

Overdose of Ledercort can prove out to be very fatal, it can be even life threatening. Its intake for a longer period can cause thinning of skin, skin bruising, more growth of facial hair, acne, impotency and irregular menstrual cycle. 

Things to be taken care of

You should strictly adhere to the dosage periods recommended by your doctor. The tablet of this drug should be swallowed as whole, it should not be taken half or broken. And its injection should be injected towards a soft tissue or space near the joints.


Side Effects

Here is the list of the side effects caused by the intake of Ledercort-

  • swelling in lips, face, throat or mouth, difficulty in breathing, lethargy, skin hives, nausea, changes in appetite and weight, fever, body aches, chills, symptoms of flu, pain in muscles, depression, irregular heart beat, sores or white spores inside the nose, lips or mouth, emergence of various eye issues such as blurred vision, halos or eye pain.
  • The less serious side effects include- burning, bleeding or stinging in the nose, sore throat, sneezing after intake of medicine, coughs, watery eyes, runny nose, dizziness, headache, vomiting and changing of smell or taste into unpleasant one.

 

Interaction with other drugs

There are number of medicines that interact with Ledercort. The list includes- contraceptive pills, blood thinners such as warfarin, diabetes drugs, cyclosporine, rifampin, anti-inflammatory drugs that are non- steroidal, seizure medications, cancer treating drugs, muromonab-CD3, basiliximab and other steroids such as azathioprine, efalizumab, mycophenolate mofetil and many others. Let your doctor know about all the medicines you are taking any, till date. 


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