Tess 0.1% Ointment

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₹12.4/Ointment
5 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Tess Ointment

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Uses of Tess Ointment

Tess 0.1% Ointment is used in the treatment of Allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Tess Ointment

Common

Skin thinning, Contact dermatitis.

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How to use Tess Ointment

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 gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Tess Ointment works

Tess 0.1% ointment belongs to the class of drugs known as corticosteroids. It acts by stopping the release of certain natural substances in body that are responsible for pain and swelling.

In Depth Information on Tess Ointment

Expert advice for Tess Ointment

  • 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).
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Warnings
Special precautions for Tess 0.1% Ointment
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tess 0.1% 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Tess 0.1% Ointment is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.

It should be wiped off thoroughly prior to nursing if it is being applied to the breast or nipple area.
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Driving
SAFE
Tess 0.1% Ointment does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Tess 0.
1% Ointment in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Tess 0.1% w/w Ointment

Frequently asked questions for Triamcinolone Topical

Q. Is Tess an antibiotic/sulfa/steroid drug?
Tess is not an antibiotic/sulfa drug. It belongs to class of medications called as corticosteroids
Q. Is Tess the same as Daktarin/Kemakort/Lanacort?
Kemakort, Kemakort, Retard are the names of Tess available in the market. Daktarin is the brand name of miconazole, while Lanacort is the brand name of the drug Hydrocortisone acetate
Q. Is Tess safe for babies?
No. Tess is not safe for babies and in children below 6 years of age
Q. Does Tess cure ringworm infection/acne/impetigo/tinea versicolor or thrush?
Tess 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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