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Composition FOR MOMENTA T

Mometasone(0.1% w/v),Terbinafine(1% w/v)

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alcohol interaction for MOMENTA T

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food
alcohol
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No interaction found
No interaction found
Momenta t 0.1%w/v/1%w/v 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
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR MOMENTA T

Mometasone(0.1% w/v)

Uses

Mometasone is used in the treatment of severe allergic reaction, allergic disorders, asthma, cancer, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders and eye disorders.

How it works

Mometasone belongs to a category of drugs called as corticosteroids. It works by reducing the production of substances in the body that cause inflammation and allergies.

Common side effects

Muscle disorders, Acne, Changes in skin color, Electrolyte imbalance, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Abscess, Skin infection, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Itching, Skin irritation, Dry skin, Behavioural changes, Burning sensation, Increased blood pressure, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract, Increased risk of infection
Terbinafine(1% w/v)

Uses

Terbinafine is used in the treatment of fungal infections

How it works

Terbinafine stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.

Common side effects

Nausea, Abdominal pain, Skin rash, Increased liver enzymes

SUBSTITUTES FOR MOMENTA T

No substitutes found

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Expert advice FOR MOMENTA T

  • Do not take the medicine If you are allergic to it or to any other content in the medicine.
  • Inform your doctor before taking the medicine if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding a baby.
  • Do not use mometasone cream to treat diaper rash.

Frequently asked questions FOR MOMENTA T

Mometasone

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

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Is Mometasone available or sold over the counter?
No. Mometasone is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter

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

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Is mometasone safe?
Yes. Mometasone is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor

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Does mometasone treat ringworm/acne/eczema?
Mometasone does not treat ringworm/acne or eczema. It only treats the symptoms of inflammation related to the above conditions

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Does mometasone cause weight gain?
There is no evidence of mometasone causing weight gain. If you notice any such symptom, please consult your doctor

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

Terbinafine

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Does terbinafine treat ringworm?
Terbinafine is used for the treatment of ringworm (dermatophytosis) infection. It is also used for the treatment of fungal infections of the groin area, toe and finger nails (yellow, opaque and thickened nails) and the feet (athlete’s foot).

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Is terbinafine effective?
Terbinafine is effective as an antifungal drug if used in the doses for a duration as advised by your doctor.

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Does terbinafine interfere with birth control?
Terbinafine can cause breakthrough bleeding and irregular periods when terbinafine tablets are taken with oral contraceptives (birth control medications). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Does terbinafine treat tinea versicolor?
Terbinafine is used to treat fungal infections affecting fingernails, toenails, and skin. It is not the preferred antifungal for tinea versicolor (yeast infection characterized by discolored skin usually on the back, underarms, upper arms, chest, and neck)

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Is terbinafine safe in pregnancy?
Terbinafine should not be used during pregnancy unless clinical condition of the woman requires treatment with oral terbinafine tablets and the benefits for the mother are more than the risks to the baby. If you are pregnant, or you are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking terbinafine.

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Is terbinafine a steroid?
Terbinafine is not a steroid. Terbinafine belongs to a group of medicines called antifungal drugs.

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Is terbinafine safe during lactation?
Terbinafine is not safe during lactation. Terbinafine is passed into breast milk; mothers receiving oral treatment with terbinafine tablets should therefore not breast-feed or should stop taking terbinafine. Please consult your doctor before taking any medicine when you are breastfeeding the child.

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Is terbinafine fungicidal (kills fungi)?
Terbinafine is fungicidal (kills fungi) against dermatophytes, molds and certain dimorphic fungi. The activity versus yeasts is fungicidal or fungistatic (stops the growth of fungi) depending on the species.

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Is terbinafine safe?
Terbinafine is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.

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Is terbinafine an antibiotic?
Terbinafine is an antibiotic. It belongs to a group of medicines called antifungal drugs, used for the treatment of many fungal infections.

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Is terbinafine available over the counter?
Terbinafine is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It belongs to a class of prescription drugs which are available only when prescribed by a doctor.

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Is terbinafine dangerous?
Terbinafine is not dangerous, it is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.

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How long can I take terbinafine for?
Duration of treatment depends on the type of fungal infection and the severity of the infection. For fungal infection of the groin area, skin and feet, duration of treatment are 2-4 weeks. Some cases of athlete’s foot may require treatment for up to 6 weeks. In the case of fungal infection of fingernails, treatment duration is 6 weeks and for toenails, treatment duration is 12 weeks. Some cases may require treatment for up to 6 months. Please consult your doctor for the right duration of treatment as per the type and site of infection.

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Can I take terbinafine with ibuprofen?
Terbinafine can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Can I take terbinafine with alcohol?
No drug interactions have been reported when alcohol is taken while taking terbinafine. However, it is always advisable to avoid alcohol use while you are taking any medicines. Please consult your doctor.

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Can I take terbinafine with amoxicillin?
Terbinafine can be taken with amoxicillin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Can I take terbinafine with metronidazole?
Terbinafine can be taken with metronidazole. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Can I take terbinafine with prednisone?
Terbinafine can be taken with prednisone. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Can I take terbinafine with azithromycin?
Terbinafine can be taken with azithromycin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Can I take terbinafine with phentermine?
Terbinafine can be taken with phentermine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Can I take terbinafine with probiotics?
Terbinafine can be taken with probiotics. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Can I take terbinafine with metformin?
Terbinafine can be taken with metformin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Does terbinafine expire?
Yes, terbinafine does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check that before using any medicine.

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Does terbinafine treat candida (yeast)?
Terbinafine exhibits poor efficacy against many candida (yeast) species. It is not recommended to use terbinafine for the treatment of candida infections. Please consult your doctor if you are suffering from candida infection as it requires proper diagnosis and treatment.

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Does terbinafine cause constipation?
Terbinafine has not been reported to cause constipation. Please consult your doctor if you have constipation while taking terbinafine.

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Does terbinafine cause liver damage?
Terbinafine can cause liver damage. Terbinafine can cause liver failure and an increase in the liver enzymes. It is important to monitor liver function tests while taking terbinafine every 4-6 weeks of treatment. If there is any increased in the liver enzymes, immediately stop terbinafine and consult your doctor.

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Does terbinafine cause depression?
Terbinafine can cause depression, however, it is not very common. Please consult your doctor if you have depression while taking terbinafine.

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Does terbinafine contain acetaminophen?
Terbinafine does not contain acetaminophen. Terbinafine belongs to a group of medicines called antifungal drugs.

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Does terbinafine cause insomnia (difficulty to sleep)?
Terbinafine has not been reported to cause insomnia (difficulty to sleep). Please consult your doctor if you have insomnia while taking terbinafine.

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Is terbinafine a sulfa drug?
Terbinafine is an antifungal drug, not a sulfa drug. The chemical structure and mechanism of action of terbinafine is different from sulfa drugs.

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Does terbinafine cause hair loss?
Terbinafine has been reported to cause hair loss in some patients. However, it is not a very common side effect. Please consult your doctor in case you have excessive hair loss while taking terbinafine.

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Does terbinafine cause weight gain?
Weight gain has not been reported with terbinafine. However, weight loss can occur in some patients. Consult your doctor if you have weight changes while taking terbinafine.

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Does terbinafine increase blood pressure?
Terbinfine does not cause increase in blood pressure. Consult your doctor in case you have blood pressure changes while taking terbinafine.

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Does terbinafine cause autism?
No, terbinafine has not been reported to cause autism. Please consult your doctor for any further information on the same.

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Does terbinafine cause an increase in blood sugar levels?
Terbinafine has not shown to cause any increase in blood sugar levels. Consult your doctor if you experience any changes in blood sugar levels while taking terbinafine.

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Does terbinafine cause respiratory depression?
Terbinafine has not shown to cause any symptoms of respiratory depression. Consult your doctor if you experience any such symptoms while taking terbinafine.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)