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Cortis-TR Injection


Overview

Introduction

Cortis-TR Injection is a steroid. It is used for treatment of wide variety of medical conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatic disorders. It provides relief by preventing the release of substances that cause inflammation and by suppressing the immune system.

Cortis-TR Injection is given by a doctor or a healthcare professional. You should not self-administer this medicine at home. Using the medicine regularly at the right times increases its effectiveness. It is important to keep using the medicine regularly until your doctor tells you it is safe to stop.

Cortis-TR Injection may cause few side effects such as infection, headache, joint pain, or injection site reaction. Talk to your doctor if you are worried about side effects or they do not go away. Using corticosteroids like may Cortis-TR Injection make you more susceptible to viral infections, so you should stay away from people who have these infections. In general, you should try to avoid situations which make your symptoms worse (things like pollen and dust mites) and it is best not to smoke.

Before starting to use Cortis-TR Injection you should let your doctor know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, discuss the risks and benefits with your healthcare team. If you use this medicine for a long time, your doctor may want to carry out certain medical tests to check your progress.

Uses of Cortis-TR Injection

Side effects of Cortis-TR Injection

Common
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Infection
  • Headache
  • Joint pain

How to use Cortis-TR Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Cortis-TR Injection works

Cortis-TR Injection 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

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Cortis-TR Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Cortis-TR Injection 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.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cortis-TR Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Cortis-TR Injection 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.
Kidney
CAUTION
Cortis-TR Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cortis-TR Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Cortis-TR Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cortis-TR Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

  • Cortis-TR Injection helps treat inflammation, severe allergies, flare-ups of ongoing illnesses, and many other medical problems that require either reduction of inflammation or suppression of the immune system.
  • Do not use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • It is injected into the muscles under the supervision of a doctor.
  • Cortis-TR Injection can make it harder for you to fight off infections. Notify your doctor if you have any signs of infection such as a fever or sore throat.
  • Side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems can happen when you start taking Cortis-TR Injection. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Cortis-TR Injection suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may worsen your symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Cortis-TR with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diadose, Abacus, Disorb
SERIOUS
Brand(s): M Spirin, Aspirin, Colsprin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Amom, Samlodon, Amodep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Hospicin B
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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Rheumatoid arthritis with osteoarthritis
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Please refer to a Rheumatologist
Hello, I've been suffering from rheumatoid arthritis since last 15 years. I've gotten bone deformities already in my limb and partly my wrists. I've been suggested to go for Intacept 25 mg injections, but also cautioned about its side effects. kindly suggest me if I should go on with the injection or stick to current medication, which has proved to be futile.
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
kindy consult a rhemuatologist they deal with it better
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FAQs

Q. Is Cortis-TR an antibiotic/sulfa/steroid drug?

Cortis-TR is not an antibiotic/sulfa drug. It is a steroid.

Q. Is Cortis-TR available or sold over the counter?

No. Cortis-TR is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter.

Q. Is Cortis-TR safe?

Yes. Cortis-TR is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor.

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