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Mkroma 0.1% Cream

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Mkroma 0.1% Cream is a type of medicine known as a topical steroid. It is used to treat certain skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis and rash. It helps reduce symptoms like swelling, itching and redness.

You should always use Mkroma 0.1% Cream exactly as your doctor has told you. It is only for use on the skin but do not use the cream or ointment on your face for more than the recommended duration. Do not cover the area, which needs to be treated with a bandage or plaster unless your doctor tells you to. You should use this medicine regularly but do not apply large amounts or use it for longer than prescribed. It should be spread as a thin layer. Tell your doctor if your condition does not improve after 2 weeks of treatment.

Mkroma 0.1% Cream has a few potential side effects but not everyone will get them. These may include thinning or a change in color of the skin, burning, stinging and itching. Serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare, but let your doctor know if you are bothered by side effects or they do not go away. Not all creams are likely to work for all skin conditions and may make some worse. Make sure you read the instructions that come with your medicine.

Let your doctor know about any medical issues you have such as thinning of skin, any skin infection, broken or ulcerated skin, diabetes and immune system problems. Also, inform the doctor about other medicines you are taking (particularly steroids). Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking this medicine.

Uses of Mkroma Cream

  • Skin conditions with inflammation & itching

Benefits of Mkroma Cream

In Skin conditions with inflammation & itching

Mkroma 0.1% Cream belongs to a group of medicines called topical corticosteroids. It is effective in treating skin conditions with inflammation and itching such as eczema, psoriasis, and dermatitis. It works by reducing the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation of the skin. When used correctly it is a safe and effective treatment. In treating psoriasis, it reduces the scaly, itchy patches which may develop on the elbows, knees, scalp, and other parts of the body. In treating eczema and dermatitis, it reduces the redness, rash, pain or itchiness caused by your skin’s reaction to an irritant. It thus improves your self-esteem and confidence as your appearance changes.

You should use always use the cream or ointment as prescribed and only apply the amount you have been told to. Keep using it for as long as it is prescribed to get the full benefits.

Side effects of Mkroma Cream

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 Mkroma

  • Skin atrophy
  • Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation)
  • Stinging sensation

How to use Mkroma Cream

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 Mkroma Cream works

Mkroma 0.1% Cream is a steroid. It works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Mkroma 0.1% Cream 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
Mkroma 0.1% Cream 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

What if you forget to take Mkroma Cream?

If you miss a dose of Mkroma 0.1% Cream, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • Mkroma 0.1% Cream is used to treat the redness, swelling, itching, and discomfort of various skin conditions.
  • It should be applied to the affected areas as a thin film two or three times daily, or as advised by your doctor.
  • Do not use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • 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.
  • If you think the area of skin you are treating has become infected you should stop using Mkroma 0.1% Cream and consult your doctor.
  • Consult your doctor if your skin condition has not improved after 2 weeks of treatment. 

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Gluco/mineralocorticoids, progestogins and derivatives
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
DERMA

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Mkroma with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diadose, Abacus, Disorb
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Samlodon, Amodep, Amleod
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Aprepit, Aprepep, Fos-Aprepitant
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Atazor
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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I had skin infection & dermatologist gave me mometastone furate 0.1% cream & also some tablets. it decreased & now increasing again.
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Dermatology
Post pictures of the infection
Sir, I am having inflammation, itching and red skin with water on the penis foreskin since last 2 days. I have tried washing with Potasium Permanganate water and putting Clotrimazole Powder but not much relief. Pls suggest what shall I do. Thanks PATIENT
Dr. Shyam Gupta
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Hello plz visit to any dermatologist and get STD screening first and use candid B cream with moisturiser. Give rest to penis
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FAQs

Q. Is Mkroma 0.1% Cream an antifungal, an antibiotic or a steroid?

Mkroma 0.1% Cream is neither an antifungal nor an antibiotic. It is a corticosteroid which is used to reduce inflammation (redness, swelling) in various conditions. It is available as an ointment, cream and lotion for external application. It is also available as a nasal spray or powder for inhalation.

Q. Mkroma 0.1% Cream is effective for my child. Can I extend the treatment a little longer?

You should use Mkroma 0.1% Cream as advised by your doctor, especially in children. Using more than the recommended dose or even extending the duration may cause hormonal imbalance in your child. As a result, the child may develop puffiness or rounding of face and there could be delay in growth and development. Therefore, consult the doctor before trying any dose adjustments.

Q. What is Mkroma 0.1% Cream used for?

Mkroma 0.1% Cream is a steroid medicine which is used on the skin to relieve inflammatory and itchy skin diseases. It also helps in reducing redness, scaling and swelling associated with these conditions. Do not take this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Q. How to use Mkroma 0.1% Cream?

Mkroma 0.1% Cream should be gently rubbed into the affected skin twice daily for a maximum of about 2 weeks. In case, you do not find any considerable improvement within 2 weeks, consult your doctor for reevaluation.

Q. What should I do if I forget to use Mkroma 0.1% Cream?

If you forget to use Mkroma 0.1% Cream, do not worry and continue using Mkroma 0.1% Cream as soon as you remember. However, if you are not sure and have any other doubts, please consult your doctor.

Q. Can you use Mkroma 0.1% Cream on broken skin?

No, Mkroma 0.1% Cream should not be applied on broken skin. It is a steroid medicine which works by suppressing the immune system. It may cause varied side effects which can delay the healing process. Moreover, steroids are also known to cause skin atrophy which might worsen the associated condition.

Q. Does Mkroma 0.1% Cream cause local irritation or skin reactions?

Yes, Mkroma 0.1% Cream may cause local skin reactions like burning, itching, irritation, dryness and hypopigmentation in sensitive individuals, although it is rare. Therefore, it is important to inform your doctor if you have any history of allergy or reaction before you start therapy with this medicine. In some cases, the reason for the allergic reaction could be the added ingredients with the drug. In case of any reaction, stop the medication immediately and inform the doctor.

Q. What are the precautions that are needed to be taken while using Mkroma 0.1% Cream?

Mkroma 0.1% Cream should not be used on the face. Do not use the medication for longer periods of time than you have been advised. Do not apply a bandage or dressing to the area being treated, as this will increase absorption of the preparation and increase the risk of side-effects. This medicine should be used only when advised by the doctor. It should not be given to other people even if their condition appears to be the same.
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