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LEDERCORT N OINTMENT

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MRP: Rs. 29.14 for 1 tube(s) (15 GM ointment each)
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Composition for LEDERCORT N

Neomycin Topical(5mg/1g),Triamcinolone Topical(1mg/1g)

food interaction for LEDERCORT N

alcohol interaction for LEDERCORT N

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lactation interaction for LEDERCORT N

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alcohol
pregnancy
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No interaction found
No interaction found
Ledercort n ointment may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Ledercort n ointment is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for LEDERCORT N

Neomycin Topical(5mg/1g)

Uses

Neomycin Topical is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How it works

Neomycin Topical is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Common side effects

Allergic reaction, Itching, Skin redness, Eye infection, Skin rash, Fever
Triamcinolone Topical(1mg/1g)

Uses

Triamcinolone Topical is used in the treatment of severe allergic reaction, allergic disorders and oral lichen planus .

How it works

Triamcinolone belongs to a class of medications called as corticosteroids. It works by reducing the production of chemicals (prostaglandins, leukotrienes) in the body that cause inflammation and allergies.

Common side effects

Airway inflammation, Sore throat, Skin rash, Skin redness, Nose bleed, Headache, Influenza like symptoms, Feeling of discomfort, Application site itching, Cough, Running nose

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Expert advice for LEDERCORT N

  • Avoid direct contact of cream/ ointment with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water immediately and seek immediate medical attention.
  • Inform your doctor if symptoms do not disappear after 7 days of use. 
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not use if you are allergic to neomycin or any of its ingredients. 

Frequently asked questions for LEDERCORT N

Neomycin Topical

Q.Does neomycin expire?
Yes. The expiry date is provided on the ointment tube

Q.Does neomycin topical cover pseudomonas?
No, neomycin topical is not effective against pseudomonas

Q.Does neomycin contain penicillin?
No, neomycin does not contain penicillin. It belongs to a group of drugs called aminoglycosides

Q.Does neomycin cause tinnitus?
Neomycin is known to cause damage to the ear. One of the symptoms of damage to ear is tinnitus.

Triamcinolone Topical

Q.Is triamcinolone an antibiotic/sulfa/steroid drug?
Triamcinolone is not an antibiotic/sulfa drug. It belongs to class of medications called as corticosteroids

Q.Is triamcinolone the same as Daktarin/Kemakort/Lanacort?
Kemakort, Kemakort, Retard are the names of triamcinolone available in the market. Daktarin is the brand name of miconazole, while Lanacort is the brand name of the drug Hydrocortisone acetate

Q.Is triamcinolone safe for babies?
No. Triamcinolone is not safe for babies and in children below 6 years of age

Q.Does triamcinolone topical cure ringworm infection/acne/impetigo/tinea versicolor or thrush?
Triamcinolone topical 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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Content on this page was last updated on 24 March, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)