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alcohol
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No interaction found
No interaction found
Trigaine forte lotion 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
Trigaine forte lotion is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR TRIGAINE

Hydrocortisone Topical(0.01% w/v)

Uses

Hydrocortisone Topical is used in the treatment of allergic disorders, asthma, skin disorders and eye disorders

How it works

Hydrocortisone belongs to the class of medications called as corticosteroids. It works by preventing release of certain chemicals from the immune cells responsible for causing dryness, itching, oozing, and crusting of skin, thereby relieving the swelling and irritation associated with various skin disorders.

Common side effects

Skin thinning, Acne, Changes in skin color, Electrolyte imbalance, Stretch marks, Muscle disorders, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Condition worsened, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Allergy, Bone degradation, Itching, Dry skin, Behavioural changes, Burning sensation, Increased blood pressure, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract, Increased risk of infection
Minoxidil Topical(12.5% w/v)

Uses

Minoxidil Topical is used in the treatment of hair loss

How it works

Minoxidil Topical works by widening blood vessels and opening potassium channels, it allows more oxygen, blood, and nutrients to the follicle.

Common side effects

Headache, Allergic reaction, Skin rash, Chest pain, Edema, Dermatitis, Abnormal hair growth on a women face and body
Tretinoin Topical(0.025% w/v)

Uses

Tretinoin Topical is used in the treatment of acne (pimples)

How it works

Tretinoin Topical works by slowing the production of certain natural substances that can cause acne.

Common side effects

COMMON DOSAGE FOR TRIGAINE FORTE LOTION

Patients taking TRIGAINE FORTE LOTION

  • 60%
    Once A Day
  • 33%
    Twice A Day
  • 7%
    Alternate Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR TRIGAINE

No substitutes found

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Expert advice FOR TRIGAINE

  • Exercise caution if you are an elderly patient, or undergoing extended hydrocortisone therapy or if you have heart failure, diabetes, high blood pressure and recurrent fits.
  • Do not apply plasters or dressings over the cream unless suggested by your doctor.
  • Avoid direct contact on the face, near your eyes and mouth, anal or genital areas or any other body parts with skin folds or thin skin. In case of direct contact of this medication with the eyes, nose, mouth, anal or vaginal area, immediately rinse with water.
  • Consult your doctor before using in children <10 years. 
  • Do not use hydrocortisone topical for a duration more than 7 days unless prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do consult your doctor, if the skin condition does not improve after application at prescribed dose and duration.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not use if you are allergic to hydrocortisone or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not use if you have acne or infected or broken skin.
  • Do not use if you are suffering from bacterial infection such as impetigo (red sores on the face), viral infections such as cold sores or fungal infections such as athlete’s foot.

Frequently asked questions FOR TRIGAINE

Hydrocortisone Topical

Q.

Is hydrocortisone topical safe?
Hydrocortisone topical is safe when used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor

Q.

Is hydrocortisone topical good for ringworm, cold sores, haemorrhoids, scars or burns?
No. Hydrocortisone topical is contraindicated in any condition where the skin is infected or inflamed or has an open wound

Q.

Does hydrocortisone topical help in eczema, acne, hives, dry skin and thrush?
Hydrocortisone topical relieves the itching associated with eczema and local swelling and itching associated with hives. It should not be used in acne, dry skin and thrush.

Minoxidil Topical

Q.

Does minoxidil topical cause acne?
Yes, minoxidil topical may cause acne in some individuals. If you experience any such side-effect, please consult your doctor

Q.

Is minoxidil topical effective for hair growth/regrowth?
Yes, minoxidil topical is effective in hair growth/regrowth for patients with hereditary hair loss. However, each patient may respond differently to minoxidil treatment for hair growth

Q.

Is minoxidil topical effective for frontal baldness?
Minoxidil topical is effective in hair growth for patients with hereditary hair loss, hence minoxidil may be useful in frontal baldness. Patients should follow advice of the doctor regarding its use

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Does minoxidil topical stimulate the growth of a beard?
Minoxidil topical is used only on the scalp for hair growth in patients with hereditary hair loss. Patients should follow advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q.

Is minoxidil topical a steroid?
No, minoxidil topical is not a steroid.

Tretinoin Topical

Q.

Is tretinoin topical a steroid/ retin a/ retin a/ a retinoid/retinol?
Tretinoin topical is not a steroid. It is a form of vitamin A (Retin-A) and belongs to a group of medications called as ‘retinoids'. Tretinoin and retinol are similar but tretinoin tends to be a bit more aggressive than retinol which is a bit more suitable for those with sensitive skin

Q.

Is tretinoin cream safe?
Tretinoin is safe if taken at recommended doses and duration. The gel form should be used with extreme caution in children younger than 12 years

Q.

Does tretinoin cream work/ is tretinoin cream good for acne/acne scars/lighten skin/thin the skin/work on wrinkles/fade dark spots/clog pores/cause breakouts?
Tretinoin cream works effectively in most of the patients. It is useful for treating most of the skin related issue like acne, acne scars, skin lightening, removing wrinkles, fade dark spots, clog pores, etc. It does not cause breakouts but helps the skin in healing it

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Is tretinoin available over the counter?
It is available only as per doctor's prescription.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)