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SENSICORT B 0.1%/2% OINTMENT

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Composition for SENSICORT B

Mometasone(0.1%),Mupirocin(2%)

food interaction for SENSICORT B

alcohol interaction for SENSICORT B

pregnancy interaction for SENSICORT B

lactation interaction for SENSICORT B

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There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Sensicort b 0.1%/2% 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Sensicort b 0.1%/2% ointment is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION for SENSICORT B

Mometasone(0.1%)

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

Acne, Dry skin, Burning sensation, Skin infection, Changes in skin color, Abscess, Itching, Skin irritation
Mupirocin(2%)

Uses

Mupirocin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How it works

Mupirocin is an antibiotic that works by stopping the growth of certain bacteria (such as Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pyogens) by blocking the protein synthesis.

Common side effects

Rash, Allergic reaction, Itching, Burning sensation, Tingling sensation

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Expert advice for SENSICORT B

  • 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 SENSICORT B

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.

Mupirocin

Q.Is mupirocin good for acne?
Yes. It is good for acne

Q.Is mupirocin ointment a steroid or contain sulphur?
No, mupirocin is an antibiotic

Q.Is mupirocin ointment used for yeast infections or herpes or ringworm?
No. Mupirocin is used as an antibacterial ointment

Q.Is mupirocin used for diaper rash?
Mupirocin is an antibacterial and will only help if the diaper rash has become infected with bacteria

Q.Does mupirocin treat eczema?
No, not unless you have infected eczema which generally would need to be diagnosed by a doctor

Q.Does mupirocin clog pores?
No. Mupirocin does not clog pores

Q.Does mupirocin ointment used to stop itching?
No. The indication is not itching but infection. Normally when infection is taken care of, itching subsidises on its own.

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Content on this page was last updated on 24 June, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)