Medicine Overview of Cortrima Cream
Uses of Cortrima Cream
Cortrima 0.01% Cream is used in the treatment of atopic dermatitis.
Side effects of Cortrima Cream
Skin thinning, Contact dermatitis.
How to use Cortrima Cream
This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.
How Cortrima Cream works
Cortrima 0.01% cream is a topical corticosteroid (anti-inflammatory medicine). It works by reducing redness, itching, and swelling caused by various skin conditions.
In Depth Information on Cortrima Cream
Expert advice for Cortrima Cream
- Avoid direct contact of the ointment with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water and seek immediate medical attention.
- Inform your doctor if you have glaucoma, increased pressure in the eye or cataract.
- Avoid applying ointment to large area of the skin, broken skin or under certain dressing especially in children.
- Avoid excessive sun exposure and wear protective clothing while using triamcinolone ointment, as it may increase sensitivity to sunlight.
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
- Do not use if you are allergic to triamcinolone, other corticosteroids, chlortetracycline, other tetracyclines or any of its ingredients.
- Do not use if you are suffering from tuberculosis, fungal, or viral lesions of the skin (herpes simplex, vaccinia and varicella), and primary bacterial infections, e.g. impetigo (a contagious bacterial skin infection forming pustules and yellow crusty sores) pyoderma (any skin disease with pus), furunculosis (infection of hair follicles), in acne vulgaris rosacea, perioral dermatitis (a condition characterized by is a facial rash on the face causing bumps to develop round the mouth) and widespread plaque psoriasis (A condition in which skin cells build up and form scales and itchy, dry patches).
Special precautions for Cortrima 0.01% Cream
No interaction found
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cortrima 0.01% Cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Cortrima 0.01% Cream is probably safe to use during lactatio+more
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Cortrima 0.01% Cream does not usually affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Cortrim+more
a 0.01% Cream in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor....
Cortrima 0.01% Cream should be used with caution in patients+more
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cortrima 0.01% Cream may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Frequently asked questions for Cortrima 0.01% Cream
Frequently asked questions for Triamcinolone Topical
Q. Is Cortrima an antibiotic/sulfa/steroid drug?
Cortrima is not an antibiotic/sulfa drug. It belongs to class of medications called as corticosteroids
Q. Is Cortrima the same as Daktarin/Kemakort/Lanacort?
Kemakort, Kemakort, Retard are the names of Cortrima available in the market. Daktarin is the brand name of miconazole, while Lanacort is the brand name of the drug Hydrocortisone acetate
Q. Is Cortrima safe for babies?
No. Cortrima is not safe for babies and in children below 6 years of age
Q. Does Cortrima cure ringworm infection/acne/impetigo/tinea versicolor or thrush?
Cortrima is not effective in the treatment of ringworm, acne, impetigo, tinea versicolor or thrush. However, it helps in reducing the inflammation caused by these conditions.
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Substitutes for Cortrima
No substitutes found for this medicine