Cutihyde XL Cream

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Medicine Overview of Cutihyde XL Cream

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Uses of Mometasone

Mometasone is used in the treatment of severe allergic reaction, allergic disorders, asthma, cancer, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders and eye disorders.
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Side effects of Mometasone

Common

Muscle disorders, Electrolyte imbalance, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Behavioural changes, Increased blood pressure, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract, Increased risk of infection.

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How to use Mometasone

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Cutihyde XL Cream works

Mometasone belongs to a category of drugs called as corticosteroids. It works by reducing the production of substances in the body that cause inflammation and allergies..
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Uses of Tretinoin

Tretinoin is used in the treatment of acne.
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How to use Tretinoin

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Cutihyde XL Cream works

Tretinoin works by slowing the production of certain natural substances that can cause acne.

In Depth Information on Cutihyde XL Cream

Expert advice for Mometasone

  • Do not take the medicine If you are allergic to it or to any other content in the medicine.
  • Inform your doctor before taking the medicine if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding a baby.
  • Do not use mometasone cream to treat diaper rash.

Expert advice for Tretinoin

Do not take tretinoin and tell your doctor:
  • If you are allergic to tretinoin or any of the other ingredients or other ‘retinoid’ medicines (isotretinoin, acitretin and tazarotene) and peanuts or soya (as tretinoin medicines may contain soyabean oil).
  • If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Do not drive or operate or drive machinery while you are taking tretinoin.
  • Avoid becoming pregnant during and within one month (four weeks) after stopping treatment with tretinoin. Consult your doctor for the right method of contraception you can use.
  • Avoid getting tretinoin cream in your eyes, nose, or mouth
  • Tretinoin cream may cause you to become sunburned more easily. Take suitable precautions (sun cream, clothing etc.).
  • Do not apply tretinoin cream to sunburned skin.
  • Do not stop using tretinoin if your skin condition appears to worsen for the first 2 to 3 weeks of treatment. This is expected. 
  • Talk with your doctor before you use any other medicines or products on your skin.
  • Tretinoin should be used extreme caution in children younger than 12 years old.
Warnings
Special precautions for Cutihyde XL Cream
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cutihyde XL Cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
UNSAFE
Cutihyde XL Cream is usafe to use during lactation. Data su
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Your ability to drive might be impaired while you are taking Cutihyde XL Cream, especially if you are feeling dizzy or have a severe headache.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Cutihyde XL Cream in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.

However, a cautious use of this medicine is advised in these patients.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Cutihyde XL Cream in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

However, a cautious use of this medicine is advised in these patients.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Cutihyde XL Cream

Frequently asked questions for Mometasone

Q. Is mometasone a steroid drug?
Yes. Mometasone is a steroid drug
Q. Is Mometasone available or sold over the counter?
No. Mometasone is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter
Q. Is mometasone the same as hydrocortisone?
No. Mometasone and hydrocortisone are different drugs; although both are steroids
Q. Is mometasone safe?
Yes. Mometasone is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
Q. Does mometasone treat ringworm/acne/eczema?
Mometasone does not treat ringworm/acne or eczema. It only treats the symptoms of inflammation related to the above conditions
Q. Does mometasone cause weight gain?
There is no evidence of mometasone causing weight gain. If you notice any such symptom, please consult your doctor
Q. Does mometasone lighten skin?
Yes. Mometasone may lighten the area of skin which is darkened due to any infection.
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Frequently asked questions for Tretinoin

Q. Is Tretinoin a steroid/ retin a/ retin a/ a retinoid/retinol?
Tretinoin is not a steroid. It is a form of vitamin A (Retin-A) and belongs to a group of medicines called ‘retinoids'. Tretinoin and retinol are similar but Tretinoin tends to be a bit more aggressive than retinol which is a bit more suitable for those with sensitive skin
Q. Is Tretinoin safe/ Tretinoin cream safe?
Tretinoin is safe if taken at recommended doses and duration. The gel form should be used with extreme caution in children younger than 12 years
Q. Does Tretinoin cream work/ is Tretinoin cream good for acne/acne scars/ lighten skin/ thin the skin/ work on wrinkles/ fade dark spots/clog pores/ cause breakouts?
Tretinoin cream works effectively in most of the patients. It is useful for treating most of the skin related issue like acne, acne scars, skin lightening, removing wrinkles, fade dark spots, clog pores, etc. It does not cause breakouts but helps the skin in healing it
Q. Is Tretinoin available over the counter?
It is available only as per doctor's prescription
Q. Does Tretinoin stain clothes?
It may stain as it has a preservative in it.
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Substitutes for Cutihyde XL

No substitutes found for this medicine
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