Melabest Cream 15gm
Melabest Cream 15gm
Melabest Cream 15gm
Melabest Cream 15gm
Melabest Cream 15gm
Melabest Cream 15gm

Melabest Cream 15gm

By MANKIND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
15g Cream in Tube
144.07*
MRP 175.69
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Hydroquinone(0.2 %) + Mometasone(0.1 %) + Tretinoin(0.025 %)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
DRUGS FOR MELASMA

Medical Description

Melabest cream is a combination medicine used for the treatment and prevention of moderate-to-severe melasma (dark and discoloured patches on the skin) and senile lentigines (dark spots or age spots i...
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uses

Uses of Melabest Cream 15gm

Melabest cream is used to treat moderate-to-severe melasma (dark and discoloured patches on the skin). It is used to lighten the skin tone or appearance, especially when there is a dark pigmentation.
contraindications

Contraindications of Melabest Cream 15gm

  • If you are allergic to mometasone, tretinoin and hydroquinone or any other ingredients of Melabest cream.
  • If you have skin conditions such as eczema (infected skin due to allergy), rosacea (small red pustules on face), rashes around the mouth (perioral dermatitis) or damaged skin anywhere in the body.
  • If you have a viral or fungal infection of the skin, any ulcers on the skin or tuberculosis.
  • If you need exposure to the sun for prolonged periods (using sunscreen lotion is advisable).
  • If you have a skin tumor or a family history of skin tumor.
sideEffects

Side effects of Melabest Cream 15gm

  • Itching, redness, burning, irritation, thinning of the skin
  • Skin sensitivity at the site of application
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Melabest Cream 15gm

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Melabest cream during pregnancy?
A:
Melabest cream should not be used in pregnant women, as it has the potential to cause birth defects in the unborn baby. Please consult your doctor before using any medicine.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Melabest cream while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if the components of Melabest cream pass in breast milk, and there are no establishments of its safety in breastfeeding women. Thus, it is not recommended to use if you are breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Melabest cream?
A:
Melabest cream is a topical preparation and may not affect your driving ability or ability to handle machinery.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Melabest cream?
A:
It is unknown if components of this medicine interact with alcohol.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of allergic reactions after the application of topical creams.
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • You think rashes or infections have developed on the skin after using this medicine.
  • A prolonged application may lead to side effects such as Cushing's syndrome (weight gain, fatty deposits under the skin, moon face, purple patches on the skin.), increased sugar levels in the blood an...
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  • Avoid exposure to sun rays as it may be harmful after applying this cream.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Melabest Cream 15gm

How Does It Work?

  • Melabest cream contains a combination of Mometasone, Tretinoin and Hydroquinone as active ingredients and works by the combined action of these three components.
  • Hydroquinone inhibits an enzyme known as tyrosinase, which is responsible for the production of a pigment called melanin. Melanin is responsible for skin pigmentation and melasma.
  • Tretinoin is a metabolite of Vitamin A and is keratolytic. It is responsible for the elimination of melanin that has been formed. It also has anti-inflammatory properties.
  • Mometasone is a corticosteroid, and it works by blocking the production of inflammatory chemicals like prostaglandins and leukotrienes. Mometasone narrows and constricts blood vessels, which are dilat...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Melabest Cream 15gm

  • Use this medicine as directed by your doctor.
  • Apply it on a healthy skin surface. Avoid applying on cuts and wounds.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this medicine unless your hands are the area to be treated.
  • If your eyes come in contact with this cream, then rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.
interactions

Interactions of Melabest Cream 15gm

Interactions with other medicines

  • Since this medicine is to be used externally on the skin, it is less likely to interact with other medicines. However, always consult your doctor if you are taking other medicines for treating other h...
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  • You should always tell the doctor if you are taking any other medicines, herbal preparation and supplements to avoid interaction with Melabest cream.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Melabest Cream 15gm

  • Store this medicine in the original container in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
  • Do not freeze.
dosage

Dosage of Melabest Cream 15gm

Overdose

As this medicine is for external application only, cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. If you have overap...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed the application of this medicine, then apply it as soon as possible. Do not overapply this cream to compensate for the missed application.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How should I use Melabest cream?

  • Apply it gently as a thin film and rub or massage it thoroughly after applying until the cream absorbs into the skin.
  • Exposure to the sun should be avoided, and use a broad-spectrum sunscreen to prevent the sun's radiation from reaching your skin.
  • Do not use this cream more than as advised by the doctor. This cream should not be used for a prolonged duration to avoid side effects such as skin thinning, irritation.

Q: What are the precautions to be taken while applying Melabest cream?

  • Do not apply anywhere near the eyes, nose, mouth or any infected or exposed surfaces.
  • Do not occlude (applying a polythene film) after applying this cream or use it under bandages.
  • Limit sun exposure and use a broad-spectrum sunscreen while going out in the sun to avoid damage to the skin by radiations.
  • You should cover the areas of skin where this medicine is applied when outdoors.

Q: What is melasma?

A: Melasma is a skin condition characterised by dark spots or pigmentation (excessive production of melanin) on the skin. It appears as greyish brown to brown patches on the face. It usually occurs on the face, involving cheeks, forehead, lower eyelids, uppers lip and nose.

Q: What are the causes of melasma?

A: The exact cause of melasma is not known. Pregnancy, birth control pills, hormonal changes, exposure to sunlight (UV rays), hypothyroidism, or a family history of melasma are believed to be some common triggers for melasma.

Q: Can I use this medicine for acne and pimples?

A: No, it does not have any action against acne and pimples and thus should not be used for treating such skin disorders.

Q: How does Melabest cream work?

A: Melabest cream works by reducing the formation of a pigment called melanin responsible for dark spots. It also helps in improving the spots on the skin and reduces swelling, redness and itching.

Q: Is this medicine good for the face?

A: Yes, it is good for the skin of the face, which is the usual area affected by melasma.

Q: Can I use Melabest cream for pigmentation?

A: Yes, Melabest cream is effective in pigmentation. It lightens the skin tone or appearance, especially when there is a dark pigmentation.

Q: What are the side effects of Melabest cream?

A: Burning, irritation, thinning of the skin, skin sensitivity at the site of application are a few common side effects that can be observed while applying this cream. However, these symptoms are mild and usually disappear over time.

modeOfAction

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ContainsHydroquinone(0.2 %),Mometasone(0.1 %),Tretinoin(0.025 %)
UsesMelasma
Side effectsItching, redness, burning, irritation, thinning of the skin
Last Updated on: 22 Dec 2021 | 10:51 AM (IST)
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