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Overview

Uses of Momalin Cream

Momalin Cream side effects

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

How to use Momalin 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 Momalin Cream works

Momalin Cream is a combination of two medicines: Mometasone and Fusidic Acid, which treats skin infections. Mometasone is a steroid medicine. It blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy. Fusidic Acid is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by the bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Momalin Cream related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Momalin Cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Momalin Cream during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

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Expert Advice

  • Momalin Cream helps treat inflammatory skin conditions such as eczema and dermatitis that are also infected by bacteria.
  • Do not use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • It may cause minor burning, stinging, or irritation when applied. Inform your doctor if this does not go away.
  • Avoid contact with your eyes, nose or mouth. Rinse it off with water if you accidentally get the cream 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.
  • Consult your doctor if your skin condition has not improved after two weeks of treatment.
  • Do not use it for longer than prescribed as prolonged or repeated use can cause the skin to become over-sensitive to the medicine and may also result in the bacteria becoming resistant to the antibiotic.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Momalin

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Skin infections start from stomach and spreading dowanwards I.e in sex organ and not under our control and also consultant no of skin specialist which are giving fluconazole 150 ,LCZ Tab candid total ointment but no effect of these medicine
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
I think you are having fungal infections, plz visit good skin specialist for proper examination and treatment meanwhile apply onabet cream twice a day for few days
Groins skin peeling off (scrotum part) Cant bear the itch Last time when consulted a doctor, doctor prescribed lullifin cream and tebif 250 mg tablet It did work but i am facing the same issue again How to get rid of it permanently?
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
You are having fungal infections and you should visit skin specialist for proper examination and complete treatment for 3-4 monthsMeanwhile apply onabet cream twice a day for few days
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FAQs

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

No, do not stop taking Momalin 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 needed to be taken while using Momalin?

Momalin 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 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 Momalin?

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

Q. Can I overuse Momalin?

No, do not overuse Momalin for long periods or on large areas of skin. Use it as recommended by the doctor. 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 Momalin?

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. Mometasone. [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Fusidic acid. Thornhill, Ontario: LEO Pharma Inc; 2008. [Accessed 28 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Mometasone Furoate. [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Fusidic acid. Hurley, Berkshire: Leo Laboratories Limited; 1983 [revised 10 Aug. 2018] (online) Available from:External Link
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