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Momet Ointment

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION

Overview

Uses of Momet Ointment

Momet Ointment is used in the treatment of skin conditions with inflammation & itching.

Momet Ointment side effects

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

How to use Momet Ointment

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 gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Momet Ointment works

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

Momet Ointment related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Momet Ointment 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.
Lactation
Momet Ointment 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.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Momet Ointment 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 Momet Ointment and consult your doctor.
  • Consult your doctor if your skin condition has not improved after 2 weeks of treatment. 

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Momet

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I am suffering from alopecia ariata now it is recovered but some times patches are come backside of head and after medication( momet cream + Q On lotion) it will take time of 4-6 months to recovery. The cycle is repeating since from last 12 years, please suggest me for permanent solution on alopecia and any medicine for hair growth
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
Send me scan copy of your Doctor's prescription where you were diagnosed with this
previously i had consult from Dr. Atula Gupta and she had give me advice to use momet & tacvido forte cream for vitiligo but i have doubt about dosage that should be apply one time both ya once cream first morning & one cream at evening. kindly give your valuable opinion.
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
post pictures of the problem and mention the sites of involvement
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FAQs

Q. Is mometasone a steroid drug?

Yes. Mometasone is a steroid drug

Q. Is Mometasone available or sold over the counter?

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

Q. Is mometasone the same as hydrocortisone?

No. Mometasone and hydrocortisone are different drugs; although both are steroids

Q. Is mometasone safe?

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

Q. 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

Q. Does mometasone cause weight gain?

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

Q. Does mometasone lighten skin?

Yes. Mometasone may lighten the area of skin which is darkened due to any infection.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
3/A Gold Coin Complex, Joghpur Char Rasta, Ahmedabad - 380001
MRP
49.9
5 gm in 1 tube
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