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Composition for METACORTIL

Mometasone Topical(0.1% w/w)

food interaction for METACORTIL

alcohol interaction for METACORTIL

pregnancy interaction for METACORTIL

lactation interaction for METACORTIL

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Metacortil 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Metacortil cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for METACORTIL

Mometasone Topical(0.1% w/w)

Uses

Metacortil cream 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 METACORTIL

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  • MOMATE 0.1% W/W CREAM
    (15 GM cream in tube)
    Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 12.50/GM of cream
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    Rs. 187.50
    pay 32% more per GM of cream
  • HH SONE 0.1%W/W CREAM
    (10 GM cream in tube)
    Hegde and Hegde Pharmaceutical LLP
    Rs. 12.50/GM of cream
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    Rs. 125
    pay 32% more per GM of cream
  • ELOCON 0.1% W/W CREAM
    (5 GM cream in tube)
    Fulford India Ltd
    Rs. 21.37/GM of cream
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    Rs. 106.87
    pay 125% more per GM of cream
  • MOMATE XL 0.1% W/W CREAM
    (40 GM cream in tube)
    Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 6.30/GM of cream
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    Rs. 252
    save 34% more per GM of cream
  • ELOCON 0.1% W/W CREAM
    (10 GM cream in tube)
    Fulford India Ltd
    Rs. 17.90/GM of cream
    generic_icon
    Rs. 179
    pay 88% more per GM of cream

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Expert advice for METACORTIL

  • 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 METACORTIL

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 15 November, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)