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Overview

Uses of Lutica M Ointment

Lutica M Ointment side effects

Common
  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Lutica M Ointment

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 gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Lutica M Ointment works

Lutica M Ointment is a combination of two medicines: Fluticasone Propionate and Mupirocin, which treats skin infections. Fluticasone Propionate is a steroid medicine. It blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy. Mupirocin is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by destroying the bacterial cell membrane.

Lutica M Ointment related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Lutica M Ointment may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Lutica M Ointment is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Lutica M

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My skin infections last 2year give me advise red rashes i use now Itrecazole 200 Ketnecazole soap Secrinazole ointmenr I have more improve my skin disease Can i continue above medicine I use above medicine last 1month i m owner of medical shop
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
You should not take medicine with out advicePlz visit for proper examination and treatmentYou may develop resistance for these drugs
I have skin infection for 4 months. I has been treated by Private doctor, he advice me to take Terbinaforce capsules. then i went to govt hospital , he advice mee to take Itrabond 200 for some weeks. I m continuosly taking but i did not getting relife in skin infections. Please advice me
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Lutica M when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Lutica M and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. What are the precautions that need to be taken while using Lutica M?

Lutica M should not be used on the face. Do not use the medication for longer than the advised periods of time. Do not apply a bandage or dressing to the area being treated, as this will increase the absorption of the preparation and increase the risk of side effects. This medicine should only be used by the patient and never be given to other people even if their condition appears to be the same.

Q. How to use Lutica M?

Follow the directions given by the doctor. Apply the medicine thinly and in sufficient quantity to cover the affected areas. Lutica M is usually applied two or three times a day to the affected areas of skin. Wash your hands after using Lutica M, unless it is used for treating skin infection on the hands.

Q. Can I overuse Lutica M?

No, do not overuse Lutica M for long periods or on large areas of skin. Follow the doctor’s advice strictly. Overusing the medicine can result in too much medicine being absorbed into the body. This may lead to thinning or weakening of the skin and other serious side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Lutica M?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References
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