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TRICORT 4MG TABLET has the following salts in its composition

 1) Triamcinolone

Uses Of TRICORT 4MG TABLET

Uses Of Salt: Triamcinolone

It is normally used externally as topical solution. Triamcinolone is popularly used in treatment of

Side Effects Of TRICORT 4MG TABLET

Side Effects Of Salt: Triamcinolone

Mild side effects may include.

  • Skin redness, burning
  • Itching, irritation
  • Excessive dryness
  • Peeling, thinning of skin
  • Blistering skin
  • Stretch marks
  • Acne

Consult doctor if you experience below mentioned severe side effects:

  • Blurred vision, seeing halos around lights
  • Uneven heartbeats
  • Mood changes
  • Sleep problems (insomnia)
  • Weight gain
  • Puffiness in your face
  • Fatigue 

Contraindications Of TRICORT 4MG TABLET

Contraindications Of Salt: Triamcinolone

It is contraindicated in following medical conditions.

  • Herpes simplex infection
  • Roundworm infection
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Diabetes
  • Glaucoma

What Is Eczema

Eczema also called atopic dermatitis, is a set of skin conditions that cause the skin inflammation and irritation.

It commonly appears on face, wrists, hands, knees or feet. It may also affect other areas.

Eczema is not contagious; hence there is no risk of it getting spread from one person to another.

What Is Fungal infection

A fungus is a group of organisms that make spores. Fungi live mostly everywhere and usually don’t cause infections or skin growths. But, you may occasionally get fungal growths on your skin, like ringworm, jock itch, or vaginal yeast infection, athlete's foot.

What Is Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a long-lasting autoimmune disease. In psoriasis, skin cells multiply 10 times faster than their normal. The volume of underlying cells, which reach the surface of the skin and die, causes red and raised plaques. These are covered with white scales. Psoriasis usually occurs on elbows, knees, and scalp, though it may also occur on palms, soles of feet or torso.

There are mainly five types of psoriasis: plaque, inverse, guttate, pustular, and erythrodermic.

Symptoms Treated With TRICORT 4MG TABLET

What Are The Symptoms Of Eczema

Eczema, irrespective of the part of body affected, has following symptoms:

  • Itching
  • Rashes
  • Dark, thick and patchy skin
  • Cracked and rough skin

What Are The Symptoms Of Fungal infection

  • Itching
  • Peeling
  • Darkening of skin, redness
  • Rashes or small bump

What Are The Symptoms Of Psoriasis

Symptoms of psoriasis vary from patient to patient, depending upon the type of psoriasis they have. The common symptoms of plaque psoriasis are:

  • Red skin plaques covered with silver coloured loose scales. These plaques can be painful, itchy and may sometimes bleed after cracking. In severe psoriasis, the plaques of irritated skin grow and merge with each other, and cover larger areas.
  • Disorder of toenails and fingernails, including pitting and discoloration of nails.
  • There may be swelling and pain in joints due to psoriatic arthritis. 

Causes of diseases where TRICORT 4MG TABLET is used

What Are The Causes Of Eczema

Exact causes of eczema are still unknown, but it is often triggered by an overactive response by body’s immune system to an irritant. People who have the family history of certain allergies or asthma are more at risk of developing eczema.

Certain foods like nuts or dairy products can also trigger eczema. Environmental factors or pollens also trigger eczema in some patients.

What Are The Causes Of Fungal infection

  • Weakened immune system
  • Certain medications like antibiotics
  • Keeping skin wet for long
  • Swimming in infected water
  • Using contaminated items like towel, clothes
  • Diabetes 

What Are The Causes Of Psoriasis

  • Weak immunity, in which white blood cells start attacking skin cells mistakenly.
  • Genetic.

Worst Foods With TRICORT 4MG TABLET

What Are The Worst Foods For Eczema

Following foods may not cause allergies, but can trigger inflammation. Hence, if you have eczema, you should limit your intake of:

  • Eggs
  • Soy, Soy sauce, pickles, spicy foods
  • Dairy products
  • Nuts
  • Foods containing preservatives or having artificial ingredients. Foods in this category are fast foods, junk foods, trans fats, margarine etc. 

 

  • Oranges, tomato, grapes and grape products like wine, grape juice etc. Grapes are rich in MSG, which worsens eczema.
  •  Kiwi fruit, a strongly acidifying food.
  • Avocado, good food to have in the diet when you don’t have eczema. But those who have eczema should avoid it as it worsens the disease.

What Are The Worst Foods For Fungal infection

  • Poor eating habits lead to the poor immune system, which in turn leads to the risk of catching the fungal infection. You should avoid:
  • Eating stale food, bacteria laden water.
  • Too much use of anti-biotics, as weakens the immune system.
  • High amounts of processed foods (especially sugar).
  • Foods with high glycemic acid (white bread, most white rice, high sugar breakfast cereals).
  • Dairy products except for probiotic yoghurt.
  • Nuts and seeds like Cashews and pistachios which have the high content of carbohydrates.
  • Smoked meat.

What Are The Worst Foods For Psoriasis

The following foods should be avoided as they are known to cause or increase inflammation:

  • Fatty red meats
  • Processed foods
  • Dairy products
  • Refined sugars
  • Nightshade vegetables including tomatoes, potatoes and peppers. 

Do's With Usage of TRICORT 4MG TABLET

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Eczema

  • Moisture your skin frequently.
  • Keep sweat to the minimum to avoid flare ups.
  • Identify your eczema triggers and avoid them.
  • Wear cotton clothes. Wear loose clothes.
  • Avoid hot water baths and it can lead to flare ups. Take room temperature baths.
  • If you need to do a work, which requires affected parts to get wet, try some protection (e.g. gloves on hands if you have eczema on hands)

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Fungal infection

  • Keep your skin dry as wet skin often can cause fungal infection. People who sweat more are more likely to get the fungal infection. So, wipe your body dry frequently if you perspire heavily.
  • Wash all towels/ clothes in warm soapy water
  • Keep you bath tub dry and disinfected. Clean it especially after every bath.
  • Take vitamins and probiotics to improve your immune system.

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Psoriasis

Please follow your doctor’s advice. Also, you can manage the disease better and control flare ups by following the following tips:

  • Keep your body moisturized because dry skin worsens the symptoms. Oily and thick moisturizers are better.
  • Use a humidifier when it is dry to keep your skin moist.
  • Reduce your alcohol intake.

Eat right, exercise, and maintain a healthy weight.

Dont's With Usage Of TRICORT 4MG TABLET

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Eczema

  • Don’t scratch the itchy skin.
  • Avoid extreme temperatures.
  • Avoid tight clothes.
  • Avoid synthetic clothes.
  • Avoid stress as it can increase the irritation.

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Fungal infection

Since fungal infections are contagious, you should take special care of the following:

  • Avoid scratching the infected area
  • Do not share infected person’s clothes, towel or comb.
  • Sometimes, water in swimming pools also may also cause fungal infection. Check if you experience continuous itching or rashes after swimming.
  • Avoid works which require long term exposure to water like washing clothes, cleaning utensils etc., if you have the fungal infection in your hands.
  • Avoid taking too much of anti-biotics, immune suppressants and steroids, as they cause increased risk of getting fungal infections.
  • If you have the fungal infection in your feet, do not wear close shoes. Use flip flops instead.

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Psoriasis

  • Never pick or pick your scales or patches. It can worsen your psoriasis.
  • Certain medications like lithium, propranolol, quinidine etc. are known for flaring up psoriasis. Hence, avoid taking these types of medications if you have psoriasis.
  • Dry and cold weather makes symptoms worse in many people. Hence, avoid dry and cold weathers. Hot weather is better, though sometimes it may not be so.
  • Avoid scrapes, bumps, cuts and infections as they can flare up a condition called Koebner's phenomenon.
  • Don’t go out in sun for more than 20 minutes at a stretch. Apply sunscreen before going out.

Other Useful Tips With Usage OfTRICORT 4MG TABLET

What Are The Tips For Psoriasis

  • Avoid fragrances as most soaps and perfumes contain dyes & other chemicals that may irritate your skin.
  • Take bath with lukewarm water and moisturize your body immediately after taking bath.
  • Avoid stress and include yoga, meditation in your daily routine.

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  • This page was last updated on 23-08-2017.

Uses Of TRICORT 4MG TABLET

Uses Of Salt: Triamcinolone

It is normally used externally as topical solution. Triamcinolone is popularly used in treatment of

Side Effects Of TRICORT 4MG TABLET

Sideeffect Of Salt: Triamcinolone

Mild side effects may include.

  • Skin redness, burning
  • Itching, irritation
  • Excessive dryness
  • Peeling, thinning of skin
  • Blistering skin
  • Stretch marks
  • Acne

Consult doctor if you experience below mentioned severe side effects:

  • Blurred vision, seeing halos around lights
  • Uneven heartbeats
  • Mood changes
  • Sleep problems (insomnia)
  • Weight gain
  • Puffiness in your face
  • Fatigue 

Contraindications Of TRICORT 4MG TABLET

Contraindications Of Salt: Triamcinolone

It is contraindicated in following medical conditions.

  • Herpes simplex infection
  • Roundworm infection
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Diabetes
  • Glaucoma

Best Foods With TRICORT 4MG TABLET

What Are The Best Foods For Eczema

Anti-inflammatory foods are your best choice for dealing with eczema. Some good foods are:

  • Omega 3 fatty acids: Fatty fish like salmon, herring are rich sources of omega 3 fatty acids. 6 grammes of concentrated Omega 3 is supposed to be good for treating eczema.
  • Quercetin rich foods: Apple, cherries, blueberries, broccoli, spinach, kale. Quercetin is an anti-oxidant and antihistamine flavonoid.
  • Probiotic rich foods: Yogurt, miso soups, soft cheese etc.
  • Banana (potassium rich), Chicken (rich in glycine), potatoes, green onions, Mung bean sprouts and rice milk.

What Are The Best Foods For Fungal infection

The better immune system leads to better fighting off diseases. Some foods, like following, can help you fight fungal infections naturally:

  • Coconut. It is one of the best anti-microbial foods. It’s high in one of the best anti-microbial foods. Lauric acid and caprylic acid present in coconut have been shown to fight the abnormal level of candida yeast in the body. You can also apply the oil on your skin to protect your skin from unhealthy bacteria present in the environment.
  • Garlic: Fresh garlic cloves are the best source of vitamin B6, potassium which helps in detoxifying the body and improving the immune system. Eat one clove of raw garlic every day to build good bacteria in the body.
  • Oregano: Oregano oil and oregano leaves (one tablespoon) contain anti-oxidants, chlorophyll which helps fight bacteria in the body and strengthen the immune system.
  • Pumpkin seeds: Help in fighting parasites.
  • Onions: Onions are rich in vitamin C, vitamin B6, antioxidants, and potassium. These are recommended for eating whether you have mild or serious fungal infection.

What Are The Best Foods For Psoriasis

Following foods should be included in the diet as they are known to reduce inflammation:

  • Coldwater fish
  • Flaxseeds, pumpkin seeds, olive oil, and walnuts. These are plant sources of omega-3 fatty acids.
  • Colorful fresh fruits and vegetables like carrots, squash and sweet potatoes, kale and broccoli, spinach, strawberries and figs, blueberries, mangoes.
  • Fish oil, milk thistle, vitamin D, aloe vera, evening primrose oil and Oregon grape have been reported to ease mild symptoms of psoriasis.

Worst Foods With TRICORT 4MG TABLET

What Are The Worst Foods For Eczema

Following foods may not cause allergies, but can trigger inflammation. Hence, if you have eczema, you should limit your intake of:

  • Eggs
  • Soy, Soy sauce, pickles, spicy foods
  • Dairy products
  • Nuts
  • Foods containing preservatives or having artificial ingredients. Foods in this category are fast foods, junk foods, trans fats, margarine etc. 

 

  • Oranges, tomato, grapes and grape products like wine, grape juice etc. Grapes are rich in MSG, which worsens eczema.
  •  Kiwi fruit, a strongly acidifying food.
  • Avocado, good food to have in the diet when you don’t have eczema. But those who have eczema should avoid it as it worsens the disease.

What Are The Worst Foods For Fungal infection

  • Poor eating habits lead to the poor immune system, which in turn leads to the risk of catching the fungal infection. You should avoid:
  • Eating stale food, bacteria laden water.
  • Too much use of anti-biotics, as weakens the immune system.
  • High amounts of processed foods (especially sugar).
  • Foods with high glycemic acid (white bread, most white rice, high sugar breakfast cereals).
  • Dairy products except for probiotic yoghurt.
  • Nuts and seeds like Cashews and pistachios which have the high content of carbohydrates.
  • Smoked meat.

What Are The Worst Foods For Psoriasis

The following foods should be avoided as they are known to cause or increase inflammation:

  • Fatty red meats
  • Processed foods
  • Dairy products
  • Refined sugars
  • Nightshade vegetables including tomatoes, potatoes and peppers. 

Symptoms Treated With TRICORT 4MG TABLET

What Are The Symptoms Of Eczema

Eczema, irrespective of the part of body affected, has following symptoms:

  • Itching
  • Rashes
  • Dark, thick and patchy skin
  • Cracked and rough skin

What Are The Symptoms Of Fungal infection

  • Itching
  • Peeling
  • Darkening of skin, redness
  • Rashes or small bump

What Are The Symptoms Of Psoriasis

Symptoms of psoriasis vary from patient to patient, depending upon the type of psoriasis they have. The common symptoms of plaque psoriasis are:

  • Red skin plaques covered with silver coloured loose scales. These plaques can be painful, itchy and may sometimes bleed after cracking. In severe psoriasis, the plaques of irritated skin grow and merge with each other, and cover larger areas.
  • Disorder of toenails and fingernails, including pitting and discoloration of nails.
  • There may be swelling and pain in joints due to psoriatic arthritis. 

Causes of diseases where TRICORT 4MG TABLET is used

What Are The Causes Of Eczema

Exact causes of eczema are still unknown, but it is often triggered by an overactive response by body’s immune system to an irritant. People who have the family history of certain allergies or asthma are more at risk of developing eczema.

Certain foods like nuts or dairy products can also trigger eczema. Environmental factors or pollens also trigger eczema in some patients.

What Are The Causes Of Fungal infection

  • Weakened immune system
  • Certain medications like antibiotics
  • Keeping skin wet for long
  • Swimming in infected water
  • Using contaminated items like towel, clothes
  • Diabetes 

What Are The Causes Of Psoriasis

  • Weak immunity, in which white blood cells start attacking skin cells mistakenly.
  • Genetic.

Do's With Usage of TRICORT 4MG TABLET

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Eczema

  • Moisture your skin frequently.
  • Keep sweat to the minimum to avoid flare ups.
  • Identify your eczema triggers and avoid them.
  • Wear cotton clothes. Wear loose clothes.
  • Avoid hot water baths and it can lead to flare ups. Take room temperature baths.
  • If you need to do a work, which requires affected parts to get wet, try some protection (e.g. gloves on hands if you have eczema on hands)

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Fungal infection

  • Keep your skin dry as wet skin often can cause fungal infection. People who sweat more are more likely to get the fungal infection. So, wipe your body dry frequently if you perspire heavily.
  • Wash all towels/ clothes in warm soapy water
  • Keep you bath tub dry and disinfected. Clean it especially after every bath.
  • Take vitamins and probiotics to improve your immune system.

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Psoriasis

Please follow your doctor’s advice. Also, you can manage the disease better and control flare ups by following the following tips:

  • Keep your body moisturized because dry skin worsens the symptoms. Oily and thick moisturizers are better.
  • Use a humidifier when it is dry to keep your skin moist.
  • Reduce your alcohol intake.

Eat right, exercise, and maintain a healthy weight.

Dont's With Usage Of TRICORT 4MG TABLET

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Eczema

  • Don’t scratch the itchy skin.
  • Avoid extreme temperatures.
  • Avoid tight clothes.
  • Avoid synthetic clothes.
  • Avoid stress as it can increase the irritation.

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Fungal infection

Since fungal infections are contagious, you should take special care of the following:

  • Avoid scratching the infected area
  • Do not share infected person’s clothes, towel or comb.
  • Sometimes, water in swimming pools also may also cause fungal infection. Check if you experience continuous itching or rashes after swimming.
  • Avoid works which require long term exposure to water like washing clothes, cleaning utensils etc., if you have the fungal infection in your hands.
  • Avoid taking too much of anti-biotics, immune suppressants and steroids, as they cause increased risk of getting fungal infections.
  • If you have the fungal infection in your feet, do not wear close shoes. Use flip flops instead.

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Psoriasis

  • Never pick or pick your scales or patches. It can worsen your psoriasis.
  • Certain medications like lithium, propranolol, quinidine etc. are known for flaring up psoriasis. Hence, avoid taking these types of medications if you have psoriasis.
  • Dry and cold weather makes symptoms worse in many people. Hence, avoid dry and cold weathers. Hot weather is better, though sometimes it may not be so.
  • Avoid scrapes, bumps, cuts and infections as they can flare up a condition called Koebner's phenomenon.
  • Don’t go out in sun for more than 20 minutes at a stretch. Apply sunscreen before going out.

TRICORT 4MG TABLET has the following salts in its composition

 1) Triamcinolone

Other Useful Tips With Usage Of TRICORT 4MG TABLET

What Are The Tips For Psoriasis

  • Avoid fragrances as most soaps and perfumes contain dyes & other chemicals that may irritate your skin.
  • Take bath with lukewarm water and moisturize your body immediately after taking bath.
  • Avoid stress and include yoga, meditation in your daily routine.

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