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Momesone Cream


Overview

How to use Momesone 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 Momesone Cream works

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

Momesone Cream related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Momesone 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
Momesone Cream is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • Momesone 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.
  • Don't use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • Don't 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 Momesone Cream and consult your doctor.
  • Consult your doctor if your skin condition has not improved after 2 weeks of treatment. 

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Momesone

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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
Sexologist
Hello plz visit to any dermatologist and get STD screening first and use candid B cream with moisturiser. Give rest to penis
I have itching on thighs , this itching is developing around the place were the inner wear strap placing area, i have been using terbest oinment for this itching and i thought it is a fungal skin disease but it is becoming dry after scratching that place for itching please suggest a good and powerful oinment for this issue, or else shall i try powerfull oinment like inflammation oinments ? suggest me ?
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
Onabet cream twice a day for few days and also visit skin specialist for proper examination and treatment
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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. Is mometasone an antifungal, an antibiotic or a steroid?

Mometasone is neither an antifungal nor an antibiotic. It is a corticosteroid which is used to help 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. Momesone is effective for my child. Can I extend the treatment a little longer?

You should use Momesone as advised by your doctor, especially in children. If you use more than the recommended dose or extend the duration of treatment, there may be hormonal imbalance in your child because of which there may be puffiness or rounding of face and a delay in growth and development.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Chinubhai Centre, Off. Nehru Bridge, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380009. Gujarat. India.
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