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Tosti Gel

Manufacturer: Glowderma Labs Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Triamcinolone
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: November 15, 2019

Tosti Gel falls under a class of drugs known as corticosteroids. It is used to treat seasonal allergic rhinitis. When this drug is used in combination with other medication, it is also used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), osteoarthritis and post-traumatic arthritis.

Before using this medication, you should inform your doctor if:

  • You are allergic to any ingredient contained within Tosti Gel.
  • 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.

Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding must consult doctor before using this drug. 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 content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.

The drug is used to treat:

  • Hypersensitivity

A patient can suffer from the following side effects:

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Pregnant women must consult doctor before using this drug.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Breastfeeding women are advised to take medical help before using this drug.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult your doctor in case of overdose.

Tosti Gel 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.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine


    This drug interacts with anticholinesterases, anticholinergics, cyclosporin, etc.

Ques: What is Tosti Gel?

Ans: It is used to treat seasonal allergic rhinitis. When this drug is used in combination with other medication it is also used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA), osteoarthritis and post-traumatic arthritis.

Ques: How long do I need to use Tosti Gel before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is around 1 day to 1 week. Please consult your doctor for the time period you need to use this medication.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Tosti Gel?

Ans: This medication is generally used once or twice a day. It is advised to consult your doctor before the usage, as the frequency also depends on the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use Tosti Gel empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is advised to be consumed orally. If you take it on an empty stomach, it might upset the stomach. Please consult the doctor before using it.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Tosti Gel?

Ans: It should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.
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