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Medicine Overview of Tekfinem Cream

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Uses of Mometasone Topical

Mometasone Topical is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Mometasone Topical

Common

Skin thinning, Contact dermatitis.

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How to use Mometasone Topical

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 Tekfinem Cream works

Mometasone topical is a topical corticosteroid (anti-inflammatory medicine). It works by reducing redness, itching, and swelling caused by various skin conditions.
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Uses of Terbinafine Topical

Terbinafine Topical is used in the treatment of fungal infections.
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How to use Terbinafine Topical

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 Tekfinem Cream works

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

In Depth Information on Tekfinem Cream

Expert advice for Mometasone Topical

  • Do not keep the treated skin area covered or apply on your face unless advised by your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor before taking the medicine if you have diseases like tuberculosis (TB), herpes simplex virus (infection of the eye), cystic fibrosis (genetic disorder of glands resulting in lung and digestive problems), clouding of lens in the eye (cataract) or raised pressure in the eye (glaucoma), or a lung or chest infection or cold or breathing problems, if you are taking other corticosteroid medications. 
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding. 
  • Do not use if you are allergic to mometasone or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not use if you have had an infection or injury or surgical procedure of the nose.
  • Do not use by Children < 6 years.
  • Do not use if you are suffering from bacterial, fungal or viral dermatitis (bacterial skin infections).
  • Do not use if you have rosacea (redness, small and superficial dilated blood vessels on facial skin).
  • Do not use if you are suffering from perioral dermatitis (scaly or bumpy rash around the lips).

Expert advice for Terbinafine Topical

  • Cleanse and dry the affected areas thoroughly and wash your hands before applying terbinafine cream.
  • Do not use terbinafine creams/ointments on the face. 
  • Avoid direct contact of terbinafine topical with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water immediately and seek immediate medical attention.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • It should not take if patient is allergic to terbinafine or any other ingredients.
Warnings
Special precautions for Tekfinem Cream
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tekfinem 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
Tekfinem Cream is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

The baby's skin should not come into direct contact with the treated area of skin. Water-miscible cream/gel is preferred as ointments may expose the baby to harmful effects of Tekfinem Cream via licking.
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Driving
SAFE
Tekfinem Cream does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Tekfinem Cream is probably safe to use in patients with kidn
ey disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Tekfinem Cream may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Tekfinem Cream is probably safe to use in patients with live
r disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Tekfinem Cream may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Tekfinem Cream

Frequently asked questions for Mometasone Topical

Q. Is mometasone a steroid drug?
Yes. Mometasone is a steroidal drug
Q. Is mometasone the same as hydrocortisone?
No. Mometasone and hydrocortisone are different drugs; although both are steroids
Q. Does mometasone topical treat ringworm/acne?
Mometasone topical does not treat ringworm/acne. It only treats the symptoms of inflamed skin
Q. Does mometasone topical lighten skin?
Yes. Mometasone topical may lighten the area of skin which is darkened due to any infection.
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Frequently asked questions for Terbinafine Topical

Q. Is terbinafine topical a steroid/sulfa drug?
Terbinafine topical is an antifungal drug. It does not have chemical structure or effects similar to steroids. The chemical structure and mechanism of action of terbinafine is different from sulfa drugs
Q. How long can I take terbinafine topical for?
The duration of treatment with terbinafine topical varies depending upon the severity of infection, area infected and individual responses. Please follow the advice of your doctor regarding the duration of use.

Substitutes for Tekfinem

No substitutes found for this medicine
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