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Lutica M Ointment


Introduction

Lutica M Ointment is a combination of two medicines that effectively treats skin infections. It minimizes symptoms of inflammation such as redness, swelling, and itching. It also kills infection-causing microorganisms.

Lutica M Ointment is only meant for external use and should be used as advised by your doctor. You should normally wash and dry the affected area before applying a thin layer of the medicine. Avoid any contact with your eyes, nose, or mouth. Rinse it off with plenty of water in case of accidental contact. Avoid covering the treated area with airtight dressings such as bandages unless directed by a doctor.

Using of the medicine may cause burning sensation, irritation, redness, and swelling at the site of application. These are temporary and usually go away with time. However, if they persist or worsen, let your doctor know. Avoid unnecessary sun exposure and cover the treated areas with clothing or use a sunscreen before stepping out in the sun. It is advised, not to have any cosmetic procedures during the treatment. The medicine is not recommended for pregnant women. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctors before using this medicine.

Uses of Lutica M Ointment

Benefits of Lutica M Ointment

In Skin infections

Lutica M Ointment is a combination of medicines used to treat skin infections caused by microorganisms such as bacteria. It works by stopping the growth of infection causing microorganisms, thereby clearing the infection and relieving the symptoms. It also blocks the release of chemicals that cause symptoms such as itching, redness and swelling. Therefore this medicine relieves the inflammation due to these infections.
You should use this medicine for as long as it is prescribed, even if your symptoms disappear, otherwise they may come back. Depending on the type of infection you are treating, this may be several weeks. Even after your infection is completely cured, you may have to apply it occasionally to prevent the symptoms from returning.

Side effects of Lutica M Ointment

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Lutica M

  • 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.

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.

Safety Advice

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.
Breastfeeding
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.
Lutica M Ointment
₹14.42/gm of Ointment
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Quick Tips

  • Lutica M Ointment must be applied as a thin layer on the affected area as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not use this medicine more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • Before each application, wash the affected area with soap and water and dry well. 
  • Avoid getting it in the eyes, mouth or nose. Rinse with cold water if you accidentally get it in these areas
  • Do not cover the area being treated with airtight dressings such as bandages unless directed by a doctor, as this may increase the risk of side effects.
  • Inform your doctor if the treated skin area does not improve after 2-4 weeks of treatment.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
DERMA

Patient Concerns

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Pimples problem ,skin darkness
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Take purodil syrup 10 m twice, and apply purodil ointment.
Sir I have some skin rashes and pimples
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Give purodil syrup 10 m ml twice, And apply purodil ointment, tablet pabchtikt ghrit guggul 2 tablet twice, kaisor guggul 2 tablet twice with wate
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FAQs

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

No, do not stop taking Lutica M Ointment 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 Ointment?

Lutica M Ointment 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 Ointment?

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

Q. Can I overuse Lutica M Ointment?

No, do not overuse Lutica M Ointment 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 Ointment?

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

  1. MedlinePlus. Fluticasone. [Accessed 06 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Mupirocin. Middlesex: Beecham Group Plc.; 1998 [revised 9 Jun. 2015]. [Accessed 29 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Fluticasone Propionate. [Accessed 29 Apr. 2018] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. ScienceDirect. Mupirocin. [Accessed 29 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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