You should always use Ledercort 0.1 Ointment exactly as your doctor has told you. It is only for use on the skin but do not use the cream or ointment on your face for more than recommended. Do not cover the area you have treated with a bandage or plaster unless your doctor tells you to. You should use this medicine regularly but do not apply large amounts or use it for longer than prescribed. It should be spread thinly. Tell your doctor if your condition does not improve after 2 weeks of treatment.
Ledercort 0.1 Ointment has a few potential side effects but not everyone will get them. These may include allergic skin reactions, bacterial skin infections, acne, thinning or a change in color of the skin, burning, stinging, and itching. Serious allergic reactions to this drug are rare but let your doctor know if you are bothered by side effects or they do not go away. Not all creams are likely to work for all skin conditions and may make some worse. Make sure you read the instructions that come with your medicine.
Let your doctor know about any medical issues you have, especially poor blood circulation, diabetes, and immune system problems, as well as about other medicines you are taking (particularly steroids).
USES OF LEDERCORT OINTMENT
- Skin conditions with inflammation & itching
- Treatment of Rheumatoid arthritis
- Treatment of Osteoarthritis
BENEFITS OF LEDERCORT OINTMENT
In Skin conditions with inflammation & itching
You should always use it as prescribed and only apply the amount you have been told to. Keep using it for as long as it is prescribed to get the full benefits.
In Treatment of Rheumatoid arthritis
Ledercort 0.1 Ointment 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
Ledercort 0.1 Ointment 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. Ledercort 0.1 Ointment 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.
SIDE EFFECTS OF LEDERCORT OINTMENT
Common side effects of Ledercort
- Bacterial infection
- Skin discoloration
- Contact dermatitis
- Increased risk of infection
- Joint pain
- Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
HOW TO USE LEDERCORT OINTMENT
HOW LEDERCORT OINTMENT WORKS
WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE LEDERCORT OINTMENT?
Ledercort Cream (15 gm) is manufactured by Wyeth, India.
DOSAGE FORM AND STRENGTHS:
This is available in the cream form in the following strength on our website:
Ledercort cream (15 gm)
Kenacort cream (5 gm)
TELL YOUR DOCTOR IF YOU:
Having a condition called Phenylketonuria (especially a child)
Have bleeding or blood clotting disorders
Have stomach ulcers or ulcerative colitis
Have a poor immune system
An overdose of Triamcinolone may not be dangerous or life threatening but it should not be overdosed for any reasons. Long term intake of Triamcinolone overdose can cause symptoms like skin thinning, easy bruising, more acne and increased facial hair etc.
Never miss a single dose of Ledercort or any other medication. But if you forget to take a dose and hence miss one, take it as soon as you remember. Do not make up for the missed dose if the time to take the next one is almost near. Do not ever double dose on any medication.