Trilog

Generic Name:triamcinolone

Trilog is a steroid. Trilog prevents inflammation.

Trilog is used to treat allergic disorders, skin conditions, ulcerative colitis, arthritis, lupus, psoriasis, or breathing disorders.

Trilog is available as a suspension in an injection form in a 40 mg/ml bottle.

How to use Trilog Injections

Trilog may be used as follows:

  • Trilog is injected into a joint or soft tissue which is given in a clinic or hospital setting.
  • If you need surgery, tell the surgeon ahead of time if you have recently received a Trilog injection.
  • If you are using steroids on a long term basis, it can cause harmful effects on the eyes, such as glaucoma or cataracts. If you have been receiving Trilog injection for longer than 6 weeks it may be that your doctor may want you to have regular eye exams.
  • Trilog should not be stopped suddenly. You dosage may be reduced from time to time before you are completely taken off the medication completely.
  • When using Trilog it may be necessary for you to limit your salt intake while you are receiving Trilog injection. It may be necessary for you to take potassium supplements. Follow your doctor’s instructions.
  • Trilog can cause unusual results with certain medical tests. Tell any doctor who treats you that you are using Trilog.

Cautions before Use Trilog Injections

The following precautions must be taken care of when using Trilog

You should not use Trilog if you are allergic to Trilog, or if you have a fungal infection anywhere in your body.

Always let your doctor know If you have any of these other conditions as you might need a dose adjustment or special tests to safely take Trilog:

  • Kidney disease
  • Liver disease
  • Diabetes
  • A thyroid disorder
  • Tuberculosis
  • A history of malaria
  • A muscle disorder
  • Osteoporosis
  • Congestive heart failure; or
  • Stomach ulcers
  • Cataract
  • Mental illness
  • High blood pressure

Trilog Injections Side Effects

While using Trilog it may cause the following side effects:

  • Fast, slow, or uneven heart rate
  • Feeling short of breath
  • Swelling
  • Rapid weight gain
  • Dangerously high blood pressure
  • Severe headache
  • Buzzing in your ears
  • Anxiety
  • Confusion
  • Chest pain)
  • Vision problem
  • Eye swelling
  • Redness or discomfort in the eye
  • Depression
  • Changes in the mood or behavior
  • Seizure
  • Muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness

Less critical side effects

  • Nausea
  • Appetite changes
  • Stomach or side pain
  • Headache
  • Sleep problems
  • Acne
  • Skin changes
  • A wound that heals slowly

Trilog Injections Interaction

When certain medications are taken together with Trilog, drug interactions could occur that may affect the efficacy of the medicines. It can even increase your risk for side effects. Medications that may cause negative Trilog interactions include aspirin and anti-inflammatory drugs amongst others.

Trilog Injections Overdose symptoms

Symptoms of overdose may cause weight gain, roundness of the face, increased facial hair growth, bruising, swelling, and muscle pain or weakness.

 

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