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Momstar T Cream 10gm

By MANKIND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10g Cream in Tube
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Momstar T Cream 10gm Description

Momstar T Cream is used to treat fungal infections along with redness and itching of the skin. It contains a combination of mometasone and terbinafine. This medicine belongs to the antifungal class of...
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ContainsTerbinafine(1.0 %),Mometasone(0.1 %)
UsesFungal infection
Side effectsDry skin, skin irritation, peeling of the skin
ClassificationTOPICAL ANTI-FUNGAL AND STEROID
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Uses of Momstar T Cream 10gm

Momstar T Cream is used to treat fungal infections along with redness and itching of the skin.

Contraindications of Momstar T Cream 10gm

  • If you are allergic to mometasone, terbinafine or any of the components of Momstar T Cream.
  • If you have any other skin conditions such as acne, thinning of the skin, cold sores, chickenpox, itching in the genital region, nappy rash, ulcerated skin, wounds, reactivation of chickenpox virus, s...
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Side effects of Momstar T Cream 10gm

  • Dry skin
  • Skin irritation
  • Peeling of the skin
  • Acne
  • Hair infection
  • Thinning of the skin
  • Skin discolouration
  • Stretch marks
  • Excessive hair growth

Precautions and Warnings of Momstar T Cream 10gm

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Momstar T Cream during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information available about the effect of Momstar T Cream on pregnancy. This medicine is to be applied on topical surfaces and the quantities which might get absorbed from the skin is too little and there are rare chances of absorption. Still, this medicine should be used under medical supervision by a pregnant woman.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Momstar T Cream while breastfeeding?
A:
The Momstar T Cream should not be used while breastfeeding and the infant should not come in contact with treated skin area like the breast. Always consult and inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding while using this Cream.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Momstar T Cream?
A:
Momstar T does not impair driving ability.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Momstar T Cream application?
A:
Alcohol is not known to interact with this Cream. However, alcohol consumption delays the healing of infection. Hence it is recommended to avoid consuming alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You notice any growth filled with pus under your skin.
  • You experience blurring of vision, skin irritation after applying, facial swelling, weakness and tiredness.
  • You have diabetes.
  • Avoid contact with eye or eyelids.
  • You are using it for children above 12 years of age since it should be used cautiously.

Mode of Action of Momstar T Cream 10gm

How Does It Work?

  • Momstar T Cream contains mometasone and terbinafine. which is an antifungal agent.
  • Mometasone acts as an anti-inflammatory agent that helps in reducing swelling, redness, itching caused by various skin conditions.
  • Terbinafine medicine interferes with the biosynthesis of fungus within fungal cells, thus it inhibits the growth of the fungus.

Directions for Use of Momstar T Cream 10gm

  • Use Momstar T Cream as directed by your doctor.
  • For external use only, apply it on a 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 Momstar T Cream 10gm

Interactions with other medicines

Since Momstar T Cream is to be used externally on the skin it is less likely to interact with other medicines. However, you should always consult your doctor if you are taking other medicines for trea...
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Storage and disposal of Momstar T Cream 10gm

  • Store this Cream below 25ºC.
  • Keep out of the sight and reach of children and pets.
  • Discard this Cream after the expiry date.
  • Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste.

Dosage of Momstar T Cream 10gm

Overdose

  • As Momstar T Cream is meant for external application cases of overdose is unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.
  • If you have applied extra quantities of it wipe out the excess of the medicine with tissue or cotton.

Missed a Dose

If you forgot to apply the Cream, then apply the desired amount as soon as you remember it. Do not apply a double dose to make up for a forgotten 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: Is the Momstar T Cream a steroid?

A: Momstar T Cream contains a combination of mometasone and terbinafine, where mometasone belongs to the steroid group of medicine and terbinafine belongs to an antifungal group of medicine.

Q: My Doctor has advised me to use Momstar T Cream. How should I apply it? Do I have to rub the area after application?

A: Momstar T Cream is to be applied only to the external body area. Apply it in such a way that it forms a thin layer over the affected area. Rubbing the affected area after the application is not advisable. Always seek your doctor’s advice whenever in doubt.

Q: I am using Momstar T Cream for the last 3 weeks but now I feel I am not having symptoms anymore, so can I stop using this Cream?

A: It is not advisable to stop using this Cream abruptly. Always consult your doctor before stopping this Cream.
Product Details
Brand
MOMSTAR T
Expires on or After
01/10/2022
Last Updated on: 26 May 2022 | 05:10 PM (IST)

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