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TOPCORT OINTMENT

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Composition FOR TOPCORT 0.10%w/w ointment

Mometasone Topical(0.10%w/w)

food interaction for TOPCORT ointment

alcohol interaction for TOPCORT ointment

pregnancy interaction for TOPCORT ointment

lactation interaction for TOPCORT ointment

medicine interaction for TOPCORT ointment

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
No interaction found
No interaction found
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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Topcort ointment is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR TOPCORT 0.10%w/w ointment

Mometasone Topical(0.10%w/w)

Topcort ointment uses

Topcort ointment is used in the treatment of allergic disorders, skin disorders and eye disorders.

How topcort ointment works

Mometasone belongs to a class of medications called as corticosteroids. It works by blocking the release of inflammatory mediators called cytokines thereby relieving inflammation, swelling and itching.

Common side effects of topcort ointment

Muscle disorders, Sore throat, Difficulty in speaking, Headache, Electrolyte imbalance, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Itching, Behavioural changes, Tingling sensation, Burning sensation, Increased blood pressure, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract, Increased risk of infection

COMMON DOSAGE FOR TOPCORT OINTMENT

Patients taking TOPCORT OINTMENT

  • 80%
    Once A Day
  • 20%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR TOPCORT ointment

No substitutes found

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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).

Frequently asked questions FOR TOPCORT 0.10%w/w ointment

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
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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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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)