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Drug information on Cortina (Mometasone) from Lupin Laboratories Ltd.

Cortina

  Cream
Lupin Laboratories Ltd.
Generic : Mometasone
 88.00
0.1% w/w
15g

Drug Name : Mometasone

Mometasone(Asmanex Twisthaler) generic Cortina is a topical corticosteroid, prescribed for treatment of inflammatory skin disorders (such as eczema and psoriasis), allergic rhinitis (such as hay fever), and asthma. Nasal spray is used for seasonal allergies like runny nose. It reduces inflammatory reactions and modifies immune reactions in the body.
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Medical Condition(s) for which Cortina may be prescribed


Side effects of Cortina

  Cream: •  Most Common: Burning, flushing, itching, redness, second infection, skin thinning and discoloration, swelling, tingling/stinging, wasting of the skin.

  Severe allergic reactions: Rash, hives, itching, swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue.

  Nasal Spray: Headache, Viral infection, inflammation of pharynx, cough, upper respiratory tract infection, painful menstruation, vomiting, sinusitis.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: Topical Corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses as 0.1% cream/ointment/lotion: Apply as directed by your physician.
Nasal Spray: two sprays (50 mcg of mometasone furoate in each spray) in each nostril once daily (total daily dose of 200 mcg).

How to use Cortina?

Apply a small amount of Cream to the affected area once a day.

When is Cortina not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Cortina

Discontinue if irritation or sensitization occurs.

• Systemic absorption increases when area of application is extensive or an occlusive dressing is used.

• Caution needed during pregnancy and breastfeeding, in patients with history of diabetes, hepatic and renal diseases, myasthenia gravis, heart disease, ocular diseases, osteoporosis, gastrointestinal diseases, and history of seizure disorders.

• It requires dosage adjustments with thyroid status. Monitor growth of children.

Other Precautions for Cortina

Use only in particular areas recommended by your healthcare provider.

Storage Conditions for Cortina

Cream: Store at 2-25°C. Lotion: Store at 2-30°C. Ointment: Store at 15-30°C.


Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.



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