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METACON 0.1% OINTMENT

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MRP: Rs. 99.80 for 1 tube(s) (15 GM ointment each)
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Composition for METACON

Mometasone Topical(0.1%)

food interaction for METACON

alcohol interaction for METACON

pregnancy interaction for METACON

lactation interaction for METACON

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No interaction found
No interaction found
Metacon 0.1% ointment 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Metacon 0.1% ointment is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for METACON

Mometasone Topical(0.1%)

Uses

Metacon 0.1% ointment is used in the treatment of allergic disorders, skin disorders and eye disorders.

How it works

Mometasone belongs to a class of medications called as corticosteroids. It works by blocking the release of inflammatory mediators called cytokines thereby relieving inflammation, swelling and itching.

Common side effects

Difficulty in speaking, Burning sensation, Tingling sensation, Headache, Itching, Sore throat

SUBSTITUTES for METACON

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  • MOMATE 0.1% OINTMENT
    (40 GM ointment in tube)
    Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 7.25/GM of ointment
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    Rs. 290
    pay 9% more per GM of ointment
  • MOMSTAR 0.1% OINTMENT
    (15 GM ointment in tube)
    Mankind Pharma Ltd
    Rs. 7.33/GM of ointment
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    Rs. 110
    pay 10% more per GM of ointment
  • MOMTAS 0.1% OINTMENT
    (5 GM ointment in tube)
    Adcock Ingram Healthcare Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 15.48/GM of ointment
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    Rs. 77.40
    pay 133% more per GM of ointment
  • DERMOS 0.1% OINTMENT
    (5 GM ointment in tube)
    Litaka Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 11.54/GM of ointment
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    Rs. 57.68
    pay 73% more per GM of ointment
  • MOMSTAR 0.1% OINTMENT
    (5 GM ointment in tube)
    Mankind Pharma Ltd
    Rs. 19.14/GM of ointment
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    Rs. 95.70
    pay 188% more per GM of ointment

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Expert advice for METACON

  • Do not keep the treated skin area covered or apply on your face unless advised by your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor before taking the medicine if you have diseases like tuberculosis (TB), herpes simplex virus (infection of the eye), cystic fibrosis (genetic disorder of glands resulting in lung and digestive problems), clouding of lens in the eye (cataract) or raised pressure in the eye (glaucoma), or a lung or chest infection or cold or breathing problems, if you are taking other corticosteroid medications. 
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding. 
  • Do not use if you are allergic to mometasone or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not use if you have had an infection or injury or surgical procedure of the nose.
  • Do not use by Children < 6 years.
  • Do not use if you are suffering from bacterial, fungal or viral dermatitis (bacterial skin infections).
  • Do not use if you have rosacea (redness, small and superficial dilated blood vessels on facial skin).
  • Do not use if you are suffering from perioral dermatitis (scaly or bumpy rash around the lips).

Frequently asked questions for METACON

Mometasone Topical

Q.Is mometasone a steroid drug?
Yes. Mometasone is a steroidal drug

Q.Is mometasone the same as hydrocortisone?
No. Mometasone and hydrocortisone are different drugs; although both are steroids

Q.Does mometasone topical treat ringworm/acne?
Mometasone topical does not treat ringworm/acne. It only treats the symptoms of inflamed skin

Q.Does mometasone topical lighten skin?
Yes. Mometasone topical may lighten the area of skin which is darkened due to any infection.

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Content on this page was last updated on 28 November, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)