Saltopic M

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Saltopic M Information

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

The correct dosage of Saltopic M depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

The side effects typically associated with Saltopic M include Headache, Chills, Cough. While these are the most often observed Saltopic M side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Saltopic M go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

Saltopic M's effect during pregnancy is Unknown and Unknown while nursing. It is important to know if Saltopic M has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Saltopic M related warnings section.

Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Saltopic M contraindications section.

Drug reaction of Saltopic M with other medicines has been reported. Refer to the list below for further details.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Saltopic M is safe while driving, and is is addictive in nature.



Saltopic M Benefits & Uses

Saltopic M is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Saltopic M 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

Saltopic M Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Saltopic M safe for pregnant women?


    No research has been done to ascertain the safety of Saltopic M in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, it is best to ask a doctor to know if you can take it.

  • Is the use of Saltopic M safe during breastfeeding?


    In the absence of any scientific study about the side effects of Saltopic M in breastfeeding women, information on safety of Saltopic M is unavailable.

  • What is the effect of Saltopic M on the Kidneys?


    Saltopic M rarely affects the kidneys.

  • What is the effect of Saltopic M on the Liver?


    Saltopic M is not harmful for the liver.

  • What is the effect of Saltopic M on the Heart?


    Side effects of Saltopic M rarely affect the heart.



Severe Interaction of Saltopic M with Other Drugs

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

Severe

Moderate

Mild



Saltopic M Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Saltopic M

  • Is this Saltopic M habit forming or addictive?


    Saltopic M is not addictive in nature.

Saltopic M Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Saltopic M


    There is no information on the effects of taking Saltopic M with food, because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.

  • Interaction between Alcohol and Saltopic M


    Information about the interaction of Saltopic M and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.



Frequently asked Questions about Saltopic M

Question over 4 years ago

Can Saltopic M be used with salicylic acid?

Dr. Ram Saini MD, MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Saltopic M comes in combination with salicylic acid. The combination is very effective in treating psoriasis. 

Question about 5 years ago

Can I apply Saltopic M for treating ringworm?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

No, Saltopic M is not recommended to be used for ringworm. Ringworm is a fungal infection and it is not caused by any worm. It presents as a silver or red colored patch which may be swollen, itchy, scaly or dry. Ringworm can manifest in any part of the body, including groin (jock itch) and scalp (tenia capitis). The rash is usually ring-shaped on places other than face, neck or scalp. At times, the rash starts spreading. It should be treated using antifungal creams containing ingredients like clotrimazole, miconazole, etc. 

Question about 5 years ago

Can I apply Saltopic M for treating acne?

Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS , General Physician

Saltopic M is a topical corticosteroid which is used for treating conditions like psoriasis and eczema. It is not to be used on face and that too for treating acne. Acne can be treated by using anti-acne preparations containing active ingredients like alpha-hydroxy acids, benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, clay, sulfur, etc. Acne is rather one of the side effects caused by Saltopic M. 

Question almost 5 years ago

Can I use Saltopic M to treat burns?

Dr. Ayush Pandey MBBS, PG Diploma , General Physician

No, Saltopic M cannot be used for the treatment of burns. It is used for treating rash, eczema, and psoriasis. Burns can be treated with skin cream, lotion or an ointment containing ingredients like gentamycin sulfate, fusidic acid, silver nitrate, silver sulfadiazine, mafenide acetate, etc. Please do not self-medicate with Saltopic M for burns and speak to your doctor for a recommendation.

Question about 5 years ago

Is Saltopic M a steroid?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Saltopic M is a medium potency synthetic corticosteroid with anti-inflammatory, antipruritic and vasoconstrictive properties. It is used for treating rash, psoriatic lesion or eczema on your skin surface. Unlike other steroids, Saltopic M is safe and easily tolerated by the patients. It decreases the action of the chemicals in the body that causes inflammation. 



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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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