Momstar T Cream

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Medicine Overview of Momstar T Cream

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Uses of Mometasone

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

Common

Muscle disorders, Electrolyte imbalance, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Behavioural changes, Increased blood pressure, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract, Increased risk of infection.

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How to use Mometasone

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 Momstar T Cream 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..
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Uses of Terbinafine

Terbinafine is used in the treatment of fungal infections.
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Side effects of Terbinafine

Common

Nausea, Abdominal pain, Skin rash, Increased liver enzymes.

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How to use Terbinafine

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 Momstar T Cream works

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

In Depth Information on Momstar T Cream

Expert advice for Mometasone

  • 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.

Expert advice for Terbinafine

Liver function tests are advisable during treatment with terbinafine especially for people with liver diseases.Consult your doctor before taking terbinafine if you have or had,
  • Psoriasis (skin disease characterized by thick, scaly, itchy, dry, red and sometimes painful patches on the skin).
  • Lupus erythematosus (a disease in which your body’s immune system attacks your tissues and organs causing inflammation that affects your joints, skin and other major organs).
  • Liver disease, Kidney problems or any disease which may affect your kidneys, Depression, Alcohol abuse or dependence, Blood related problems including low hemoglobin or red blood cells (anemia).
Consult your doctor if: 
  • You notice any symptoms of abnormal liver function such as - Persistent urge to vomit (nausea), loss of appetite, unusual tiredness, vomiting, stomach pain, yellowing of skin and eyes (jaundice), dark color urine or pale stools.
  • You feel depressed or experience any signs of depression. 
  • You experience any signs of serious skin reactions such as blisters, peeling of skin, swelling of face lips, tongue, and difficulty in swallowing or breathing.
  • Experience taste disturbances including loss of taste.
  • Experience smell disturbances including loss of smell.
  • You are diagnosed with abnormal structure, function or quality of blood cells (blood dyscrasias).
  • Terbinafine creams/ointments are meant for external use only.
  • Do not use terbinafine creams/ointments on the face. Avoid contact with eyes. In case of accidental contact with eyes, rinse thoroughly with running water. Cleanse and dry the affected areas thoroughly and wash your hands before applying terbinafine cream.For better treatment results, keep the affected areas clean by regular washing and careful drying with your own clean towels and clothes. Do not rub or scratch the skin.
Warnings
Special precautions for Momstar T Cream
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Momstar T 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Momstar T Cream is probably usafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Momstar T Cream may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Momstar T Cream should be used with caution in patients with
kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Momstar T Cream may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Momstar T Cream should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Momstar T Cream may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Momstar T Cream is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease. Inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking this medicine.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Momstar T Cream

Frequently asked questions for Mometasone

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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Frequently asked questions for Terbinafine

Q. 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).
Q. Is Terbinafine effective?
Terbinafine is effective as an antifungal drug if used in the doses for a duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Terbinafine interfere with birth control?
Terbinafine can cause breakthrough bleeding and irregular periods when Terbinafine are taken with oral contraceptives (birth control medications). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. 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)
Q. Is Terbinafine a steroid?
Terbinafine is not a steroid. Terbinafine belongs to a group of medicines called antifungal drugs.
Q. 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.
Q. Is Terbinafine safe?
Terbinafine is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. 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.
Q. 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.
Q. Is Terbinafine dangerous?
Terbinafine is not dangerous, it is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. 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.
Q. 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.
Q. 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.
Q. 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.
Q. 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.
Q. 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.
Q. 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.
Q. 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.
Q. 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.
Q. 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.
Q. Does Terbinafine cause constipation?
Terbinafine has not been reported to cause constipation. Please consult your doctor if you have constipation while taking Terbinafine.
Q. 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.
Q. 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.
Q. Does Terbinafine contain paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Terbinafine does not contain acetaminophen. Terbinafine belongs to a group of medicines called antifungal drugs.
Q. 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.
Q. 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.
Q. 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.
Q. 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.
Q. 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.
Q. Does Terbinafine cause autism?
No, Terbinafine has not been reported to cause autism. Please consult your doctor for any further information on the same.
Q. 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.
Q. 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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