Metarub S

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Metarub S Information

Metarub S is a prescription drug, available for use as Ointment. The alternative uses of Metarub S have also been explained below.

The optimal dosage of Metarub S is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

Metarub S also has some side effects, the most common being Headache, Chills, Cough. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Metarub S can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Such side effects of Metarub S normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Metarub S is Unknown for pregnant women and Unknown for women who are breastfeeding. It is important to know if Metarub S has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Metarub S related warnings section.

Some other conditions that can be affected by Metarub S are listed in the contraindications section below.

Additionally, Metarub S may also adversely react with other medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Metarub S is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.



Metarub S Benefits & Uses

Metarub S is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Metarub S Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Psoriasis
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: Apply thin film on affected area.
  • Dosage Form: Ointment
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: 2 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Adult
  • Disease: Psoriasis
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: Apply thin film on affected area.
  • Dosage Form: Ointment
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: 2 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Psoriasis
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: Apply thin film on affected area.
  • Dosage Form: Ointment
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: 2 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Metarub S Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Metarub S safe for pregnant women?


    It is not known what effect Metarub S will have on pregnant women, because no research work has been carried out on this till date.

  • Is the use of Metarub S safe during breastfeeding?


    There is no research available on the side effects of Metarub S in breastfeeding women. Therefore, its impact is unknown.

  • What is the effect of Metarub S on the Kidneys?


    Metarub S rarely affects the kidneys.

  • What is the effect of Metarub S on the Liver?


    There are no any side effects of Metarub S on the liver.

  • What is the effect of Metarub S on the Heart?


    Very few cases of side effects of Metarub S on the heart have been reported.



Severe Interaction of Metarub S with Other Drugs

Metarub S should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate

Mild



Metarub S Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Metarub S unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Metarub S

  • Is this Metarub S habit forming or addictive?


    Forming a habit of Metarub S has not been reported.

Metarub S Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Metarub S


    Information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Metarub S, due to a lack of research on this.

  • Interaction between Alcohol and Metarub S


    No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Metarub S with alcohol will be.



Frequently asked Questions about Metarub S

Question over 5 years ago

What is Metarub S?

Dr Anjum Mujawar MBBS, MBBS , Emergency Medicine

Metarub S is a medium potency synthetic corticosteroid with anti-inflammatory, antipruritic (used to relieve itching) and vasoconstrictive (narrowing of the blood vessels) activity. It is effective for the treatment of asthma. It is also used topically for the management of skin disorders like psoriasis (red scaly patches on some areas of the body) and eczema (dry and itchy skin with red and scaly patches). It is generally available as a furoate salt.

Question over 4 years ago

What is the risk of using Metarub S on children?

Dr. Anand Singh MBBS , General Physician

Metarub S may cause delayed weight gain and slowed growth in children on whom it is used topically. Therefore, you must talk to a doctor before using Metarub S on children. 

Question over 4 years ago

Can Metarub S be used with salicylic acid?

Dr. Ram Saini MD, MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Metarub S comes in combination with salicylic acid. The combination is very effective in treating psoriasis. 

Question almost 5 years ago

Can Metarub S be used for herpes?

Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

No, Metarub S is not indicated to be used for herpes. Metarub S is used for treating skin rash, eczema, and psoriasis. Herpes is a viral infection caused by the Herpes simplex virus. Symptoms could be cold sores, blisters, ulcers, vaginal discharge, and pain while urinating. Prescription antiviral medicines for the treatment might include acyclovir, famciclovir, and valacyclovir. 

Question about 5 years ago

How does Metarub S work?

Dr. Kuldeep Meena MBBS, MD , Cardiology, Neurology, Pediatrics, Dermatology, Pulmonology, Nephrology, General Physician, Other, Infectious Disease, Emergency Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Internal Medicine, Multispeciality

Metarub S works by releasing some anti-inflammatory proteins and inhibiting the synthesis of some inflammation mediators. This provides relief to the patient temporarily.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 359-360

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Elocon® (mometasone furoate)

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Nasonex® (mometasone furoate monohydrate)

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Asmanex® Twisthaler® (mometasone furoate)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 889

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