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Triligo 5 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Triligo Tablet

Triligo 5 mg 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.

Triligo 5 mg Tablet can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Triligo 5 mg Tablet makes your skin sensitive. While you are on Triligo 5 mg Tablet, avoid sunlight; use sunscreens and wear protective clothings when outdoor.

Uses of Triligo Tablet

Triligo Tablet side effects

Common
  • Redness of skin
  • Blisters on skin
  • Edema (swelling)
  • Itching

How to use Triligo 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. Triligo 5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Triligo Tablet works

Triligo 5 mg 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.

Triligo Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Triligo 5 mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
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Information regarding the use of Triligo 5 mg Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Triligo 5 mg Tablet during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Triligo 5 mg 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
Triligo 5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Triligo 5 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Triligo 5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Triligo 5 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Triligo

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For Vitiligo, is Neosoralen effective? Which to take 5mg or 25mg?
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
Yes it is effective Dose is to be determined bybur consulting doctors Depending on ur condition and prior investigations
best treatment for vitiligo???Recently I use tacrolimus,placenta extract ointment and trioxsalen tablet
Dr. Banashree Majumdar
Skin Specialist
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
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References
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