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      CONCORT 40MG INJ

      Country of origin: INDIA

      CONCORT 40MG INJ

      Concort Injection 40mg
      Uses and Benefits

      Uses and Benefits

      Concort Injection 40mg is used to treat adrenocortical insufficiency, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, non-suppurative thyroiditis, hypercalcemia of malignancy, adjunctive therapy in rheumatic disorders, systemic lupus erythematosus, acute rheumatic heart disease, inflammatory skin conditions, allergic and inflammatory conditions of the eye, symptomatic sarcoidosis, Loeffler’s syndrome, etc. However, the uses mentioned here are not exhaustive. There may be other conditions for which this medication may be used upon a doctor’s discretion.

      Composition

      Composition

      The active ingredients of Concort Injection 40mg is Triamcinolone Acetonide 40mg.

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Triamcinolone Acetonide is a steroid act by inhibiting the release of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation.

      Contraindications and Cautions

      Contraindications and Caution

      Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before taking the Concort Injection 40mg:

      • Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the Concort Injection 40mg such as Triamcinolone Acetonide
      • Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura
      • Cerebral malaria
      • Untreated viral, fungal and bacterial infections
      • Acute psychosis
      • Active TB
      • Herpes simplex keratitis
      • Systemic mycosis
      • Parasitosis
      • Caution:
      • Join infection or history
      • Active infection
      • TB infection, active or latent
      • Infection risk
      • Measles or varicella exposure
      • HTN
      • Pheochromocytoma risk
      • CHF
      • Diabetes mellitus
      • PUD
      • Ulcerative colitis
      • Diverticulitis
      • Recent intestinal anastomosis
      • GI perforation risk
      • Seizure disorder
      • Psychiatric disorder
      • Thyroid disorder
      • Osteoporosis
      • Osteoporosis risk
      • Renal impairment
      Side Effects

      Side and Adverse Effects

      The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of this Concort Injection 40mg. It is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. More common ones are generally mild and may include:

      • Joint swelling
      • Sinusitis
      • Cough
      • Contusion

      Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

      • Hypersensitivity reaction
      • Anaphylaxis
      • Adrenal insufficiency
      • Steroid psychosis
      • Septic arthritis
      • Infection
      • Diabetes mellitus
      • Seizures
      • HTN
      • CHF
      • GI perforation
      • PUD
      How to Use

      How to Use

      Concort Injection 40mg Is given by a healthcare provider.
      Sterilize the area before taking the shot with an antiseptic swab.
      Spread the skin at the site where the injection needs to be given by using your hand.
      Gently insert the needle into the area where the shot has to be given.
      Take the shot at the prescribed time and dosage.
      This injection may weaken your immune system and you may get an infection more easily. See your doctor right away if you have unusual bruising or bleeding, or signs of infection such as fever, weakness, cold or flu symptoms, skin sores, diarrhea, frequent or recurring illness.

      Overdosage

      Avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage. Long term use of high dose may cause the following symptoms:

      • Thinning of skin
      • Easy bruising
      • Changes in body fat
      • Increased acne, facial hair
      • Menstrual problems
      • Impotence
      • Loss of interest in sex
      Warnings and Precautions

      Warnings and Precautions

      Take the Concort Injection 40mg only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Dosage adjustment or complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

      Kidney:

      Caution advised among people with renal problems. If you have any, consult your doctor before the consumption of this medicine.

      Liver:

      advised among people with hepatic problems. If you have any, consult your doctor before the consumption of this medicine.

      Pregnancy:

      Safety during pregnancy is unknown. Therefore, inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant during the treatment.

      Lactation:

      Caution advised during breastfeeding. Harm to a breastfed infant not expected. However, decreased milk production expected if high doses of this injection are taken based on limited human data.

      Drug Interactions:

      Caution always advised when used with other drugs. Therefore, inform your doctor about your current list of medication(s) (if any) during the treatment.

      Precautions
      • Keep the medicine out of sight and reach of children.
      • Do not use the Concort Injection 40mg beyond its expiry.
      FDA Pregnancy Category

      FDA Pregnancy Category

      Category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant the use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.


      Drug Composition information
      What is Triamcinolone Acetonide for:

      This medication is a corticosteroid, prescribed for arthritis, skin, blood, kidney, eye, thyroid and intestinal disorders, severe allergies and asthma. It prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation.

      How does Triamcinolone Acetonide work:

      Triamcinolone replaces a chemical made in the body. It stops or lowers irritation and swelling. It lowers or stops the bodys reaction to the allergen. It lowers the bodys harmful response to diseases of the immune system.

      How should Triamcinolone Acetonide be used:

      It comes as a tablet and oral liquid to take by mouth, with food. It also comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein or muscle.

      Common side effects of Triamcinolone Acetonide :

      High blood sugar. This most often goes back to normal when drug is stopped. Chance of getting an infection. Wash hands often. Stay away from people with infections, colds, or flu. Belly pain. Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. Weight gain. Mood changes. Change in body fat. Weak bones with long-term use. Muscle weakness. Skin changes (pimples, stretch marks, slow healing, hair growth). Cataracts or glaucoma with long-term use.

      What do I do if I miss a dose

      Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

      What precautions should I take when taking Triamcinolone Acetonide :

      If you have an allergy to triamcinolone or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have a bad infection.

      When do I need to seek medical help

      If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Signs of infection. These include a fever of 100.5°F (38°C) or higher, chills, very bad sore throat, ear or sinus pain, cough, more sputum or change in color of sputum, pain with passing urine, mouth sores, wound that will not heal, or anal itching or pain. Feeling very tired, weak, or touchy; trembling; having a fast heartbeat, confusion, sweating, or dizziness if you missed a dose or recently stopped this drug. Trouble breathing. A big weight gain. Very upset stomach or throwing up. Sudden change in eyesight. If you have been exposed to chickenpox and have not had chickenpox or had a chickenpox vaccine. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

      Can I take Triamcinolone Acetonide with other medicines:

      Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

      Are there any food restrictions

      Avoid Alcohol

      How do I store Triamcinolone Acetonide :

      Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

      Pregnancy Category

      Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

      Therapeutic Classification

      Corticosteroid Hormones, MouthThroat Preparations, Topical Corticosteroids

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