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Triolen 25mg Tablet

SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Triolen 25mg Tablet is a medicine used in the treatment of vitiligo and psoriasis. It reduces proliferation of skin cells and helps to repigment the discolored, white patches.

Triolen 25mg Tablet is taken after meals in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. Taking with food helps to increase the 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 Triolen 25mg 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.

Uses of Triolen Tablet

Benefits of Triolen Tablet

In Vitiligo

Vitiligo is a condition in which the ski loses its natural color in patches. Triolen 25mg 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. Triolen 25mg 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 Triolen 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 Triolen

  • Itching
  • Erythema (skin redness)
  • Nausea

How to use Triolen 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. Triolen 25mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Triolen Tablet works

Triolen 25mg Tablet is a photosensitive medication used along with UV-A rays. In psoriasis, it works by reducing the overproduction of skin cells. In vitiligo, it activates certain skin cells (melanocytes) and helps repigment the discolored, white patches.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Triolen 25mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Triolen 25mg Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Triolen 25mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Triolen 25mg 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
Triolen 25mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Triolen 25mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Triolen 25mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Triolen 25mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

• Always take psoralen tablets 2 hours before the UV radiation exposure along with food or milk.
• Take a plain shower before your treatment to keep your skin clean and dry.
• Do not use perfumes, aftershave, deodorants or other cosmetics and toiletries as they make your skin even more sensitive to the UV light causing blistering of your skin.
• Never take psoralen more than the dose that has been prescribed as it may cause burning or blistering of your skin after exposure to UV light.
• Avoid any other form of artificial UV treatment or relaxation e.g. solarium or sunbathing.
• Men should take the required precautions to protect the genital area.
• Always wear protective goggles while receiving your light dose in the cabinet.
• UV400 standard eye protection glasses and protective skin covering must be worn for 24 hours from time of taking psoralen tablets.
• Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
• Should not be given to patients who are allergic to psoralen or any of its ingredients.
• Should not be given to children under 14 years of age.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Psoralens Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
DERMA

Patient Concerns

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For Vitiligo, is Neosoralen effective? Which to take 5mg or 25mg?
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Dermatology
Yes it is effective Dose is to be determined bybur consulting doctors Depending on ur condition and prior investigations
Stomach acidity after eating any food , loss of appetite insomnia also
Dr. Pranay Gandhi
Sexology
u have psychiatric problem. irritable bowel syndrome take tablet amitryptaline 25mg hs for 14 days
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FAQs

Q. What is PUVA therapy?

Psoralen and ultraviolet A radiation (PUVA therapy) is used to treat certain skin conditions like psoriasis, eczema, polymorphic light eruption, and mycosis fungoides.

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