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Metacon Cream 15gm

By PSYCORMEDIES
15g Ointment in Tube
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MRP 110.00
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Medical Description

Metacon Ointment is a topical steroid medicine. It is used to alleviate (relieve) the symptoms of various skin diseases like dermatitis and eczema-like redness, swelling and itching. Metacon contains ...
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Product Summary

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ContainsMometasone(0.1 %)
UsesSkin disorders
Side effectsSkin thinning, red marks, excessive hair growth, stretch marks, dry skin
ClassificationTOPICAL STEROID
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Uses of Metacon 0.1 %

Metacon Ointment is used to reduce redness and itching caused by skin problems like psoriasis (a skin disease in which scaly, pink patches develop on the knees, elbows, scalp and other parts of the bo...
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Contraindications of Metacon 0.1 %

  • If you are allergic to mometasone or any other ingredients of tMetacon Ointment.
  • If you have rosacea, a skin condition affecting the face.
  • If you have itching in your private parts, wounds, nappy rash, skin eruptions and skin infections.
  • It can worsen acne, herpes, warts, chickenpox, ringworm or conditions like swelling near the mouth.

Side effects of Metacon 0.1 %

  • Skin infections
  • Acne
  • Inflammation or infection of the hair follicles.
  • Skin thinning
  • Red marks
  • Excessive hair growth
  • Stretch marks

Precautions and Warnings of Metacon 0.1 %

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Metacon Ointment during pregnancy?
A:
The use of Metacon during pregnancy should be performed only as per the doctor's advice. There is no adequate safety data available for mometasone use during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Metacon Ointment while breastfeeding?
A:
The use of Metacon while breastfeeding should be continued only as per the doctor's advice. If it has to be applied in high doses or long periods, then breastfeeding should be discontinued. Do not apply it near the breast or nipple area.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Metacon Ointment?
A:
Metacon Ointment is to be applied locally and no data is available for its effect on driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have applied Metacon Ointment?
A:
Metacon Ointment is to be applied locally and no data is available for its use with alcohol consumption.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop blurred vision or other visual disturbances.
  • Your skin becomes irritated or sensitive or develop an infection on your skin.
  • Your psoriasis gets worse or you get raised bumps filled with pus under your skin.
  • Your skin disease is worsening.
  • In children, this may lead to delayed growth and development.
  • Avoid smoking or flames after applying this medicine as it may cause burns.
  • Metacon Ointment is not recommended for children under 2 years of age.

Mode of Action of Metacon 0.1 %

How Does It Work?

Mometasone is a topical steroid that decreases inflammation thus reduces redness, scaling and itching associated with it.

Directions for Use of Metacon 0.1 %

  • Use Metacon Ointment as directed by your doctor.
  • For external use only, apply it on healthy skin surface free from cuts and wounds.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this medicine unless your hands are the area to be treated.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this medicine rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.

Interactions of Metacon 0.1 %

Interactions with other medicines

Metacon Ointment is meant for topical application and thus the interaction with other medicines taken orally are unlikely. However, it can interact with other medicines or products applied topically. ...
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Storage and disposal of Metacon 0.1 %

  • Metacon Ointment should be stored below 25°C.
  • Keep it out of sight and reach of children.
  • Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste.

Dosage of Metacon 0.1 %

Overdose

  • If you use this medicine more than you should or in large quantities, it may interfere with some hormone balance. It can cause puffiness on the face, swelling of the face and weakness.
  • The larger amount for a longer period may affect the growth and development of children.
  • Accidental ingestion of medicine should not cause any concern. However, kindly consult your doctor immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed to apply Metacon Ointment, apply it as soon as possible. Do not overapply this medicine just to compensate for the missed dose.

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: Can we use Metacon Ointment for pimples?

A: Metacon Ointment is not indicated for pimples. This Ointment may even worsen them.

Q: Is Metacon Ointment an antibiotic?

A: No, Metacon Ointment is not an antibiotic Ointment. It is a topical steroid medicine used to treat various skin conditions such as psoriasis, dermatitis, etc., characterised by the redness, swelling, itching and discomfort of skin problems.
Product Details
Brand
METACON
Expires on or After
18/08/2022

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Last Updated on: 05 May 2022 | 11:27 PM (IST)
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