Topcort Ointment 10gm

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  • Contains / Salt: Mometasone (0.1 % w/w)
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Topcort Ointment 10gm Information

Topcort Ointment 10gm is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Ointment. Asthma, Allergic Rhinitis are some of its major therapeutic uses. Other than this, Topcort Ointment 10gm has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The correct dosage of Topcort Ointment 10gm depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

Common side effects of Topcort Ointment 10gm include Headache, Chills, Cough. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Topcort Ointment 10gm can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Topcort Ointment 10gm go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

In addition, Topcort Ointment 10gm's effect is Unknown during pregnancy and Unknown for lactating mothers. Further, the section on Topcort Ointment 10gm related warnings talks about Topcort Ointment 10gm's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Other contraindications of Topcort Ointment 10gm have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Drug reaction of Topcort Ointment 10gm with other medicines has been reported. See below for a complete list.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Topcort Ointment 10gm is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.



Topcort Ointment 10gm Benefits & Uses

Topcort Ointment 10gm is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Topcort Ointment 10gm 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
Adult
  • Disease: Psoriasis
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: Apply in appropriate quantity on affected area
  • Dosage Form: Ointment
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 1 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 in appropriate quantity on affected area
  • Dosage Form: Ointment
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 2 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Psoriasis
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: Apply in appropriate quantity on affected area
  • Dosage Form: Ointment
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 2 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Psoriasis
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: Apply in appropriate quantity on affected area
  • Dosage Form: Ointment
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 2 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Topcort Ointment 10gm Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Topcort Ointment 10gm safe for pregnant women?


    No research has not been done till date on the safety of Topcort for pregnant women. So its effects on pregnant women are unknown.

    Unknown
  • Is the use of Topcort Ointment 10gm safe during breastfeeding?


    No research work has been carried out till date on effect of Topcort on breastfeeding women. So it is not known whether taking Topcort will cause side effects or not.

    Unknown
  • What is the effect of Topcort Ointment 10gm on the Kidneys?


    Topcort rarely harms the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Topcort Ointment 10gm on the Liver?


    There may be an adverse effect on the liver after taking Topcort. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Topcort Ointment 10gm on the Heart?


    Topcort has very mild side effects on the heart.

    Mild


Topcort Ointment 10gm Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Topcort Ointment 10gm unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Topcort Ointment 10gm

  • Is this Topcort Ointment 10gm habit forming or addictive?


    Topcort Ointment 10gm is not addictive in nature.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Topcort Ointment 10gm as it does not make you drowsy.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Topcort Ointment 10gm is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    There is no benefit of taking Topcort Ointment 10gm for mental disorders.

    No

Topcort Ointment 10gm Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Topcort Ointment 10gm


    Information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Topcort Ointment 10gm, due to a lack of research on this.

    Unknown
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Topcort Ointment 10gm


    Information about the interaction of Topcort Ointment 10gm and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Topcort Ointment 10gm

Question over 5 years ago

Is Topcort a steroid?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Topcort 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, Topcort is safe and easily tolerated by the patients. It decreases the action of the chemicals in the body that causes inflammation. 

Question over 5 years ago

How to apply Topcort?

Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

Topcort is available as a cream, lotion or an ointment. It is generally applied once a day. It should be applied every day at the same time. The instructions of the doctor and those given on the prescription label should be followed properly. One must not apply it more often than prescribed and it must not be applied to other areas of the skin. The skin condition should improve in 2 weeks times. A thin layer of cream or ointment should be applied and a few drops of lotion should be applied to the affected area. It is only to be applied on the skin. It should not be applied on mouth or eyes and should not be swallowed. Its use should be avoided on the genital, rectal areas, skin creases and armpits unless otherwise specified by your doctor. Do not apply any other cream, ointment or lotion on the treated area and do not cover it with bandage or cloth unless directed by your doctor.

Question almost 5 years ago

What is the risk of using Topcort on children?

Dr. Anand Singh MBBS , General Physician

Topcort 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 Topcort on children. 

Question almost 5 years ago

Can Topcort be used with salicylic acid?

Dr. Ram Saini MD, MBBS , General Physician

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

Question over 5 years ago

Can I apply Topcort for treating ringworm?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

No, Topcort 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. 



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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)

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