Topcort Ointment

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Composition for Topcort 0.10%w/w Ointment

Primarily used for

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₹7.93/Ointment
15 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Topcort Ointment

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Uses of Topcort Ointment

Topcort Ointment is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Topcort Ointment

Common

Skin thinning, Contact dermatitis.

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How to use Topcort 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 Topcort Ointment works

Topcort ointment is a topical corticosteroid (anti-inflammatory medicine). It works by reducing redness, itching, and swelling caused by various skin conditions.

In Depth Information on Topcort Ointment

Expert advice for Topcort Ointment

  • 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).
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Warnings
Special precautions for Topcort Ointment
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Topcort 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.
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Lactation
Topcort Ointment is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Topcort Ointment does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Topcort Ointment is probably safe to use in patients with ki
dney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Topcort Ointment may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Topcort Ointment is probably safe to use in patients with li
ver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Topcort Ointment may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Topcort 0.10%w/w Ointment

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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