Softcor MP Cream

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Introduction

Softcor MP Cream is a type of medicine called a corticosteroid. It is used to treat many inflammatory skin conditions such as atopic dermatitis and allergic skin conditions. It provides relief from redness, swelling, and pain in the affected area.

Softcor MP Cream is meant only for external use and should be used as advised by your doctor. You should normally clean and dry the affected area before applying a thin layer of the medicine evenly on the affected skin. You should not apply it on open wounds or damaged skin.

Use it regularly to get the maximum benefit from it. Avoid any contact with your eyes, nose, or mouth. Rinse it off with plenty of water in case of accidental contact. Avoid covering the treated area with airtight dressings such as bandages unless directed by a doctor.

Some of the common side effects of this medicine include burning, irritation, itching, and redness at the site of application. These side effects are temporary and usually resolve with time. However, if they persist or worsen, let your doctor know. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should discuss with their doctors the safety of the medicine before using it.

Uses of Softcor Cream

  • Skin conditions with inflammation & itching

Benefits of Softcor Cream

In Skin conditions with inflammation & itching

Softcor MP Cream helps treat various inflammatory and allergic conditions of the skin such as eczema and various allergic skin conditions. It decreases your immune system’s response to these conditions thereby reducing symptoms such as swelling, pain, itching and other allergic-type reactions. Apply Softcor MP Cream as prescribed by your doctor.

Side effects of Softcor Cream

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Softcor

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

How to use Softcor 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 Softcor Cream works

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

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Softcor MP Cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Softcor MP Cream is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful 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.
Softcor MP Cream
₹19.0/gm of Cream
MPA CREAM
Abbott
₹8/gm of cream
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Apderm Cream
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₹11.15/gm of cream
41% cheaper

Quick tips

  • It should be applied to the affected areas as a thin film two or three times daily, or as advised by your doctor.
  • Do not use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • Avoid contact with your eyes, nose or mouth. Rinse it off with water if you accidentally get the cream in these areas.
  • Do not apply to broken, diseased, infected, inflamed or irritated skin, or to open wounds.
  • Inform your doctor if notice application site dryness, skin rash, and burning sensation. 

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Glucocorticoids
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
HORMONES
Action Class
Glucocorticoids

Interaction with drugs

Taking Softcor with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diadose, Abacus, Disorb
SERIOUS
Brand(s): M Spirin, Aspirin, Asalite
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Samlodon, Amodep, Amleod
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Hospicin B
SERIOUS

Patient concerns

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Allergic skin conditions in leg
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I have skin itching during last 20 years. .now using Momate lotion externally. .doxycyclin internally. .it will increase while on hot conditions. .
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FAQs

Q. Can we use Softcor MP Cream in infections?

No, Softcor MP Cream should not be used in infections. It is a steroid medication which suppresses the immune system and increases the risk of infections. The risk of bacterial infections may increase if the area being treated is covered with a dressing after using Softcor MP Cream. In case the inflammatory lesions get infected or there is any spread of infection, consult your doctor immediately. The doctor will withdraw the use of Softcor MP Cream and provide appropriate antimicrobial therapy.

Q. How to use Softcor MP Cream?

Before using Softcor MP Cream, clean and dry the affected area. Gently and thoroughly massage it into the skin. Be careful not to get the medication in your eyes or mouth. If Softcor MP Cream gets in your eyes accidentally, wash with plenty of water and call your doctor if your eyes are irritated.

Q. Can I stop taking Softcor MP Cream when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Softcor MP Cream even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before your treatment is complete. Still, it is advised to complete the full course of treatment. Stopping Softcor MP Cream before the prescribed duration may bring back your symptoms of the skin. Consult your doctor if you have any doubts regarding the use or symptoms associated with Softcor MP Cream.

Q. What are the precautions that are needed to be taken while using Softcor MP Cream?

Softcor MP Cream should not be used on the face. Do not use the medication for longer periods of time than you have been advised. Do not apply a bandage or dressing to the area being treated, as this will increase absorption of the preparation and increase the risk of side-effects. This medicine should be used only when advised by the doctor. It should not be given to other people even if their condition appears to be the same.

Q. Who should not use Softcor MP Cream?

Softcor MP Cream should not be used in people who are allergic to Softcor MP Cream or any of its ingredients. Also, its use should be avoided in patients with any kind of infection of the skin, eyes etc. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a baby or breastfeeding to avoid any harm to your baby.

Q. What should I do if I forget to use Softcor MP Cream?

If you forget to use Softcor MP Cream, do not worry and continue using Softcor MP Cream as soon as you remember. However, if you are not sure and have any other doubts, please consult your doctor.

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Ajanta House, Charkop, Kandivli West, Mumbai 400 067, India
Country of origin: India

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