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Trilen Tablet

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Introduction

Trilen Tablet is a medicine used in the treatment of vitiligo and psoriasis. It reduces the overproduction of skin cells and helps to repigment the discolored, white patches.

Trilen Tablet is taken after meals in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. Taking with food helps to increase absorption of the medication as well as decreases nausea. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your doctor know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects of Trilen Tablet are nausea, itching, and redness of the skin. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects.

Taking this medicine makes the skin more sensitive to sun. Use a sunscreen and wear protective clothing when outdoors. Try to avoid exposure of your skin and lips to sunlight for eight hours after treatment. It is not recommended for children under the age of 14 years. Avoid eating certain foods like limes, figs, parsley, parsnips, mustard, carrots, and celery, as they may increase skin's sensitivity to light.

Uses of Trilen Tablet

Benefits of Trilen Tablet

In Vitiligo

Vitiligo is a condition in which the ski loses its natural color in patches. Trilen Tablet effectively blocks that process in the skin that leads to discoloration. It also reduces any redness, rash, pain or itchiness that may be caused in this condition. This improves your self-esteem and confidence as your appearance changes. You should always take it as prescribed to get the full benefits.

In Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a condition where the skin cells in the body grow too quickly and form scales and dry patches. They can grow anywhere, but most appear on the scalp, elbows, knees, and lower back. Trilen Tablet reduces the scaly, itchy patches along with other symptoms of inflammation such as redness, swelling or irritation which may develop on the different parts of the body. Use it for as long as it is prescribed to get the most benefit. It may take several months to become fully effective. You should avoid drinking alcohol while having this treatment and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.

Side effects of Trilen Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Trilen

  • Itching
  • Erythema (skin redness)
  • Nausea

How to use Trilen Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Trilen Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Trilen Tablet works

Trilen Tablet is a photosensitive medication used with UV-A rays. It works by activating certain skin cells (melanocytes) and helps repigment the discolored, white patches in vitiligo.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Trilen Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Trilen Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Trilen Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Trilen Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Trilen Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Trilen Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Trilen Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Trilen Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Trioxsalen is a very strong medicine that increases your skin sensitivity to sunlight. Do not use it for sun tanning or to increase tolerance to sunlight; if doing so, do not use trioxsalen for more than 14 days.
  • Take this treatment (trioxsalen and UVA) two or three times a week with the treatment spaced at least forty-eight hours apart.  
  • Take this medication by mouth with food or milk, usually 2 to 4 hours before your UVA light treatment.
  • Do not sunbathe for 24 hours before taking trioxsalen.  Wear UVA-absorbing, wrap-around sunglasses and cover exposed skin or use a sunblock (SP 15 or higher) for the twenty-four (24) hour period following treatment with trioxsalen.
  • Use extra caution for at least 48 hours following each treatment.  After each treatment, cover your skin for at least 8 hours by wearing protective clothing.
  • Do not increase the amount of trioxsalen if you are taking or spend extra time in the sunlight or under an ultraviolet lamp.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as trioxsalen may cause dizziness.
  • You will need to have an eye examination before starting trioxsalen and also once a year thereafter.
  • Be careful before applying anything to your skin to treat dryness and itchiness caused by trioxsalen.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Psoralens Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
DERMA

Patient Concerns

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best treatment for vitiligo??? Recently I use tacrolimus,placenta extract ointment and trioxsalen tablet
Dr. Banashree Majumdar
Dermatology
I can understand your problem but you need to understand that vitiligo has a tendency to spread in due course of time, and hence it is always better to consult a dermatologist personally as you are intelligent enough to understand the fact that we cannot prescribe any medication which have a lot of side effects online, as it can harm you. You need proper treatment regimen with few oral medications too. Please visit nearby dermatologist personally for through clinical examination along with laboratory tests
How to increase sex mood for a longer time as well I am trying for 2nd kid what medicine can be taken? I m having psoriasis disease also what can be done
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Take vigomax forte tablet 2 tablet twice, chandraprabha vati 2 tab twice, speman tablet 2 tablet twice, for psoriasis its better to go for Panchkarma specialist
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Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: March, 2021

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