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ZAMETASONE 0.1% Ointment 5gm

Mometasone (Furoate):0.1%w/w | Corticosteroids plain

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ZAMETASONE 0.1% Cream 5gm  92.00 You can save 0
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Manufactured / Marketed By : Biogen Product Form : OintmentPack Size : 5gmIngredients : Mometasone (Furoate):0.1%w/wGeneric Category : Corticosteroids plain

How it works

ZAMETASONE 0.1% Ointment 5gm works by activating natural substances in the skin to reduce swelling, redness, and itching.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for ZAMETASONE 0.1% Ointment 5gm

  • Burning sensation

Uses of ZAMETASONE 0.1% Ointment 5gm

What is it prescribed for?

  • Steroid responsive Dermatoses

    This medicine is used to treat pruritic manifestations of steroid-responsive dermatoses (skin disorders) including those associated with eczema or psoriasis.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.

  • Duration of Effect

    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to ZAMETASONE 0.1% Ointment 5gm or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

General Warnings
  • External use only

    This medicine is recommended for external use only. Avoid contact with the eyes, mouth, wounds, or broken skin.

  • Use in children

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 2 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

  • Other medicines

    This medicine may interact with many other medicines and may cause severe adverse effects. Hence, it is advised that you inform the doctor about all your current medicines including any herbs and supplements before beginning treatment with this medicine.

  • Cushing's syndrome

    This medicine may cause hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis suppression and Cushing's syndrome in patients receiving high doses for a prolonged period of time. Any symptoms such as swelling of the face, increase in blood glucose levels, etc. should be informed to the doctor on priority. An alternative treatment option may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • Growth retardation

    This medicine may cause growth retardation in some children. Therefore, children receiving this medicine should be monitored closely with regard to growth parameters. The dose should be titrated to the minimum effective dose to reduce the chances of such side effects. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not apply a double dose to make up for the missed dose.Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not apply a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

  • Overdose

    An overdose of this medicine is not likely to cause severe symptoms. However, the ingestion of this medicine may cause harm and immediate medical intervention may be required.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Antidiabetic medicines
Disease interactions
  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with latent or active infections since this medicine can suppress the immune system and worsen the patient's condition. This risk is especially higher in patients on high doses of this medicine for a prolonged period of time. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of hyperadrenocorticism due to the increased risk of worsening the patient's condition. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent clinical monitoring to safely use this medicine. An alternative treatment option may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution due to the increased risk of ocular toxicities such as glaucoma, increased intraocular pressure, etc. This risk is especially higher in patients with a history of ocular disease. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

General Instructions

Apply a thin layer of the cream to the affected areas of the skin as instructed by the doctor. Follow all the usage instructions mentioned on the label or the package insert. Do not apply in larger or smaller quantities than recommended. Do not cover the application area with bandages or other coverings unless specifically instructed by the doctor. Contact your doctor if symptoms do not improve or resolve after two weeks of use.

Other details

  • Usage does not depend on food timings
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • Does not cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information:

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver ZAMETASONE 0.1% Ointment 5gm. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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