Momate Cream 5gm
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Momate Cream 5gm

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Introduction

Momate Cream is a type of medicine known as a topical steroid. It is used to treat certain skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis and rash. It helps reduce symptoms like swelling, itching and redness.

You should always use Momate Cream exactly as your doctor has told you. It is only for use on the skin but do not use the cream or ointment on your face for more than the recommended duration. Do not cover the area, which needs to be treated with a bandage or plaster unless your doctor tells you to. You should use this medicine regularly but do not apply large amounts or use it for longer than prescribed. It should be spread as a thin layer. Tell your doctor if your condition does not improve after 2 weeks of treatment.

Momate Cream has a few potential side effects but not everyone will get them. These may include thinning or a change in color of the skin, burning, stinging and itching. Serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare, but let your doctor know if you are bothered by side effects or they do not go away. Not all creams are likely to work for all skin conditions and may make some worse. Make sure you read the instructions that come with your medicine.

Let your doctor know about any medical issues you have such as thinning of skin, any skin infection, broken or ulcerated skin, diabetes and immune system problems. Also, inform the doctor about other medicines you are taking (particularly steroids). Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking this medicine.

Uses of Momate Cream

  • Skin conditions with inflammation & itching

Benefits of Momate Cream

In Skin conditions with inflammation & itching

Momate Cream belongs to a group of medicines called topical corticosteroids. It is effective in treating skin conditions with inflammation and itching such as eczema, psoriasis, and dermatitis. It works by reducing the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation of the skin. When used correctly it is a safe and effective treatment. In treating psoriasis, it reduces the scaly, itchy patches which may develop on the elbows, knees, scalp, and other parts of the body. In treating eczema and dermatitis, it reduces the redness, rash, pain or itchiness caused by your skin’s reaction to an irritant. It thus improves your self-esteem and confidence as your appearance changes.

You should use always use the cream or ointment as prescribed and only apply the amount you have been told to. Keep using it for as long as it is prescribed to get the full benefits.

Side effects of Momate Cream

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Momate

  • Skin atrophy
  • Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation)
  • Stinging sensation

How to use Momate Cream

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Momate Cream works

Momate Cream is a steroid. It works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

No interaction found/established

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Momate Cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Momate Cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.

Driving

No interaction found/established

Kidney

No interaction found/established

Liver

No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Momate Cream?

If you miss a dose of Momate Cream, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.