Ledercort 0.10% Ointment 15gm


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Drug Information for Ledercort 0.10% Ointment 15gm

What is LEDERCORT 0.10% Ointment used for?

LEDERCORT 0.10% Ointment is used for the treatment of arthritis, allergic conditions, inflammation, gout and skin diseases.

LEDERCORT 0.10% Ointment may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does LEDERCORT 0.10% Ointment work?

LEDERCORT 0.10% Ointment belongs to the class of drugs called corticosteroids. It works by inhibiting the release of inflammatory mediators, which produce immune and allergic responses. Thus, it helps in reducing pain and inflammation.

How to administer LEDERCORT 0.10% Ointment?

The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual.

LEDERCORT 0.10% Ointment injection should be administered only under the supervision of a healthcare provider. Do not self-administer.

If you miss a dose of LEDERCORT 0.10% Ointment, consult your doctor immediately.

What are the drugs that interact with LEDERCORT 0.10% Ointment?

The drugs that interact with LEDERCORT 0.10% Ointment are:

  • Alprazolam
  • Celecoxib
  • Cetirizine
  • Cholecalciferol
  • Cyanocobalamin
  • Hydroxychloroquine
  • Pregabalin

This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.

What are the side effects of LEDERCORT 0.10% Ointment?

The following are the most common side effects of LEDERCORT 0.10% Ointment:

  • Dizziness
  • Skin rash
  • Redness
  • Headache
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Weight gain
  • Shortness of breath

The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:

  • Hormonal changes
  • Painful urination
  • Persistent fever
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Swelling of the ankles and feet

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.

What special precautions should be followed while using LEDERCORT 0.10% Ointment?

  • Seek doctor’s advice before taking any other drug or herbal products while using LEDERCORT 0.10% Ointment
  • Avoid consumption of alcohol while on LEDERCORT 0.10% Ointment
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if LEDERCORT 0.10% Ointment causes dizziness or blurred vision.
  • Keep the medicine away from children.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Keep the medicine away from children.
  • Immediately consult your doctor if you develop swelling of the face, tongue or throat.

What should you tell your doctor before using LEDERCORT 0.10% Ointment?

  • Tell your doctor if you are allergic to LEDERCORT 0.10% Ointment.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
  • Inform your doctor if you have any pre-existing depression, liver or heart diseases.
  • Notify your doctor if your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Frequently Asked questions about LEDERCORT 0.10% Ointment

  1. Is it safe to use LEDERCORT 0.10% Ointment with a history of osteoporosis?
  2. Please inform the doctor about your medical history. Do not take any medication without your doctor’s consent.

  3. Can I receive a higher dose of LEDERCORT 0.10% Ointment for faster recovery?
  4. No, it is not advised to alter the dose of LEDERCORT 0.10% Ointment. Altering the dose may increase the risk of developing side effects. Please consult your doctor.

  5. Is it common to develop persistent pain or inflammation at the site of injection?
  6. Yes, it is common to develop pain and inflammation at the site of injection. However, please consult your doctor if this symptom persists or worsens.

  7. What are the overdose symptoms of LEDERCORT 0.10% Ointment?
  8. The overdose symptoms of LEDERCORT 0.10% Ointment may include high blood pressure, seizures, burning or itching skin and increased risk of infection. Seek immediate medical attention if you develop any of the above symptoms.

Disclaimer:

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Disclaimer:

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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