Ledercort 0.1% Ointment
This medication falls under a class of drugs known as corticosteroids. It is used to treat a number of conditions such as lupus or breathing disorders or ulcerative colitis or psoriasis. It prevents the release of inflammation causing substances in the body.
On using Ledercort 0.1% Ointment you may experience side effects such as swelling of facial features, rapid or irregular heartbeat, nausea, bloody stools, low potassium, seizures, mental/mood disorders, muscular and joint pain, stomach pain, acne, drying and discoloration of skin. If the reactions persist or continue to become worse over time, seek medical help as soon as possible.
Before using this medication you should inform your doctor if: you are allergic to any ingredient contained within Ledercort 0.1% Ointment or if you are allergic to any food or medicine or substance, you are taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs, you have thyroid disorder/herpes/diabetes/kidney disease/high blood pressure, you have history of glaucoma or malaria or mental illness especially depression, you are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant or are nursing a baby.
The usual dose in adults for treating adrenocortical insufficiency is 4-12 mg orally per day. Ideally your dose needs to be prescribed by the doctor.
Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.
Is It safe with alcohol?No interaction found
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Turbocort 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.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Turbocort ointment is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect kidney function?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect liver function?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Ledercort 0.1% Ointment , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Ledercort 0.1% Ointment involve phospholipase A2 inhibitory protein, lipocortins that bring about anti-inflammatory actions. This action is brought about by inhibition of arachidonic acid. It controls biosynthesis of leukotrienes and prostaglandins.
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