Tricilon

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • Tricilon Cream
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Allopathic drug

Documents

Localization

  • Available in:
  • Tricilon Cream
    Malaysia
  • Language:
  • English

Other information

Status

  • Source:
  • NPRA - National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency - Bahagian Regulatori Farmasi Negara
  • Authorization number:
  • MAL19900658
  • Last update:
  • 28-05-2018

Patient Information leaflet

Consumer Medication Information Leaflet(RiMUP)

TRICILON CREAM

Triamcinolone acetonide (0.1%w/w)

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What is in this leaflet

1. What Tricilon is used for

2. How Tricilon works

3. Before you use Tricilon

4. How to use Tricilon

5. While you are using it

6. Side effects

7. Storage and Disposal of Tricilon

8. Product description

9. Manufacturer and Product Registration

holder

10.Date of revision

What Tricilon is used for

For treatment of short or long term

inflammatory conditions such as localized

neurodermatitis (begin with an itch),

psoriasis, atopic or seborrheic skin

inflammation, the inflammatory phase of

xerosis (abnormal dryness), itching and

eczema.

How Tricilon works

Triamcinolone acetonide, a steroid with

anti-inflammatory and anti-itch properties.

It is applied on the surface of the skin to

reduce the redness and itchiness caused by

certain skin problems.

Before you use Tricilon

- When you must not use it

- allergic to triamcinolone, other steroids

and ingredients of the product.

- in and around the eyes.

- Before you start to use it

Use with caution in breast feeding mothers

and if there is infection at place of

treatment, and tuberculosis of the skin.

Use in pregnancy only when the potential

benefits justify the risks to the fetus. It

should not be used in large amounts on

extensive areas, or for long period in

pregnancy.

- Taking other medicines

The medicine is for topical application,

usually will have minimal effect on other

medications. However, please inform the

doctor or pharmacist if taking other

medicines.

How to use Tricilon

- How much to use

Topical to the skin. Apply sparingly in

very thin film. Reducing frequency when

condition improves.

- When to use it

Adult: two to four times daily.

Children: once daily.

- How long to use it

Treatment in children for more than two

weeks should be evaluated carefully by the

doctor.

- If you forget to use it

If forget to use this medicine, use it as

soon as remember. Then next, use this

medicine at the usual time.

- If you use too much (overdose)

If used too much Tricilon, contact your

doctor, an emergency department or a

poison center immediately.

While you are using Tricilon

- Things you must do

Inform doctor of medications taking.

Long term continuous treatment should be

avoided.

- Things you must not do

Do not stop using medication although

feeling better after a few days, until the

prescribed course is finished. Do not

bandage or wrap the treated skin unless

directed by the doctor.

- Things to be careful of

If you have any side effects, irritation or

Infections, please consult the doctor or

pharmacist.

Side effects

May cause thinning and drying of the skin.

Reddish purple lines, itchiness,

inflammation around the mouth, burning or

stinging sensation, inflammation of hair

follicles and skin discolouration may occur.

When an occlusive dressing is used, skin

infections and maceration of the skin may

occur. When used on large areas of the body,

for prolonged periods of time, with an

occlusive dressing, and/or in infants and

children, manifestations of Cushing’s

syndrome, high glucose concentration in

blood and in the urine may occur.

You may report any side effects or adverse

drug reactions directly to the National

Centre for Adverse Drug Reaction

Monitoring by calling Tel: 03-78835550, or

visiting the website npra.moh.gov.my

(Public

Reporting Medicinal Problems /

Side Effects / AEFI / Vaccine Safety).

Storage and Disposal of Tricilon

- Storage

Store in cool, dry place below 25

Protect from light.

Keep out of reach of children.

- Disposal

Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of

medicines no longer required.

Product description

- What it looks like

White opaque cream.

- Ingredients

- Active ingredient: triamcinolone

acetonide

- Inactive ingredients: cetomacrogol

emulsifying wax, white soft paraffin,

liquid paraffin, macrogol 400,

chlorocresol, disodium edetate, LADT

fragrance, sodium citrate and deionised

water.

- MAL number:

MAL19900658AZ

Manufacturer and Product Registration

Holder

Prime Pharmaceutical Sdn. Bhd.

1505, Lorong Perusahaan Utama 1

Taman Perindustrian Bukit Tengah

14000 Bukit Mertajam, Penang, Malaysia.

Date of revision

16/08/2017

Serial Number

NPRA(R4/1)160817/00213

15-6-2018

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