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Tess Tablet

Manufactured byTroikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Description

Tess Tablet is a corticosteroid which is used to relieve symptoms such as swelling and pain in various conditions such as arthritis, skin disorders, and allergic disorders. The topical form of this medicine is used to treat symptoms such as redness, itching and swelling associated with various skin disorders such as eczema and dermatitis. This medicine should be used with caution in patients with diabetes and liver and kidney diseases.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Tess Tablet

  • Anxiety
  • Blurred vision
  • Dizziness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Headache
  • Change in mood
  • Irritation
  • Itching
  • Numbness, tingling in arms or legs
  • Easy bruising of skin
  • Dry or scaly skin

Uses of Tess Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Bursitis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Gouty arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Synovitis
  • Alopecia
  • Lichen simplex chronicus
  • Psoriasis
  • Lichen Planus
  • Keloids
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Inflammaton
  • Dermatitis
  • Eczema
  • Stomatitis
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1 to 2 hours after oral or topical administration. After intraarticular, intramuscular or intralesional administration, the effect of this medicine may be observed within 24 to 48 hours depending on the route of administration.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The time duration for which this medicine remains effective is subject to vary depending on the form and route of administration.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any undesirable side effects. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to triamcinolone, any other inactive ingredients present along with it, or any other corticosteroids.

Systemic infections

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with systemic infections since it may worsen the patient's condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any undesirable side effects. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.
General warnings

Optic neuritis

The use of oral corticosteroids is not recommended in the treatment of optic neuritis since it may lead to recurrent episodes.

Vaccination

Administration of live or attenuated vaccines is not recommended in patients receiving immunosuppressive doses of this medicine due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects. Your doctor may advise you an appropriate time gap between the administration of the vaccine and the medicine or suggest an alternative medicine or alternative means of vaccination based on your clinical condition.

Infections

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from systemic infections since it may worsen the patient's condition. Patients who are at risk of developing infections should be monitored closely during treatment with this medicine for any signs of infections. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Abrupt discontinuation

Do not stop the use of this drug without consulting your doctor. Abrupt discontinuation may cause withdrawal symptoms such as drowsiness, confusion, headache, fever, etc.

Missed Dose

Contact your doctor immediately for further instructions if you miss a scheduled dose of Tess Tablet injection. If you miss an oral or a topical dose, you can take/apply it as soon as you remember. However, skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not apply/take a double dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Antidiabetic medicines

Bupropion

Adalimumab

Ketoconazole

Ibuprofen

Disease interactions

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function is necessary for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Myocardial infarction

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a history of myocardial infarction due to an increase in the risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of heart function and vital signs is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Hyperlipidemia

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with preexisting hyperlipidemia due to an increased risk of elevation in serum triglycerides and LDL cholesterol levels. Close monitoring of triglycerides and cholesterol levels is recommended for these patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Osteoporosis

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with osteoporosis due to an increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Renal Diseases

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with renal diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of renal function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take/Use this medicine exactly as instructed by the doctor. Do not take/use larger or smaller amounts than prescribed. Seek emergency medical treatment in case of any severe side effects. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
It works by inhibiting the release of certain chemical substances that cause pain and swelling. It also works by suppressing or partially inhibiting the effect of the immune system.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Glucocorticoids

Schedule

N/A

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