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INTRODUCTION

BACTIREST M CREAM is a combination of Fusidic acid and Mometasone which belongs to the group of medicines called Antibacterial agents and Corticosteroids, respectively. BACTIREST M CREAM is used to treat inflammatory dermatoses (lesions/eruptions of skin) with/without bacterial infection in affected individuals.

BACTIREST M CREAM is not recommended for use in patients allergic to Fusidic acid, Mometasone, and/or other topical/oral corticosteroids. Before applying BACTIREST M CREAM, inform your doctor if you have diabetes, glaucoma, infection at/near treatment site, active viral illnesses (such as chicken pox / measles), and/or suffer from liver failure.

[GBNKEYWORD is not recommended for use in pregnant and breastfeeding women. It is also not recommended for use in children (aged below 12 years). The medicine is advised to be used with caution in elderly patients (aged 65 years and above) after consulting the doctor.

The most common side effects of applying BACTIREST M CREAM are mild to moderate pruritus (itchy skin), burning/stinging sensation of skin, folliculitis (inflamed hair follicles), dry skin, mild skin atrophy, and/or telangiectasia (dilated small blood vessels on skin). Consult your doctor if any of the symptoms worsens. 

USES OF BACTIREST M CREAM

  • Treats inflammatory dermatoses (lesions/eruptions of skin) with/without bacterial infection in affected individuals

HOW BACTIREST M CREAM WORKS

BACTIREST M CREAM treats inflammatory dermatoses, where mometasone furoate prevents inflammation by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy, and fusidic acid prevents the growth of bacteria and causes its destruction by inhibiting the synthesis of essential proteins that are essential for the bacteria to grow thus treating inflammatory dermatoses in affected individuals.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always apply BACTIREST M CREAM as directed by your physician. It is for external use only. Apply a thin layer of this medicine on the affected area. Do not use this medicine on your face. Avoid applying this medicine around your eyes, including eyelids.

SIDE EFFECTS OF BACTIREST M CREAM

COMMON

  • mild to moderate pruritus (itchy skin)
  • burning and stinging sensation of skin
  • folliculitis (a type of skin infection marked by inflamed hair follicles)
  • dryness of skin
  •  acneiform eruptions (a type of skin infection marked by papules and pustules resembling acne (a type of skin condition where hair follicles become plugged in with oil and dead skin cells)
  • mild skin atrophy (thin-shiny appearing skin)
  • telangiectasia (a condition of dilated small blood vessels on skin)

UNCOMMON

  • erythema (skin rash)
  • swelling due to accumulation of fluid in hands, arms, feet, ankles and legs
  • fissures (cracks in skin)
  • urticaria (red,itchy skin)
  • pimples, papular (raised and infected skin areas) and pustular formations (reddish, scaly, pus-filled bumps)
  • irritation at site of application (including pain, irritation, and skin redness)
  • eczema (skin inflammation)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Dry Skin:

Try moisturizing your skin with an ointment, cream/lotion 2 or 3 times a day, or as often as needed.  Moisturizers help to keep the area moisture, so they work best on damp skin. After you bathe, pat your skin dry then apply your moisturizer. Try to avoid using skin care products and soaps that contain alcohol, fragrances, dyes, or other chemicals.

Itchy Skin:

Try to pat or tap your skin instead of scratching it. Hold a damp towel to cool your skin. Wear loose clothing and avoid tight clothes, or clothes made from wool or synthetic fabrics. Avoid using perfumed soaps, deodorants or moisturizers and use skin softeners regularly.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

[GBNKEYWORD is not recommended for use in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before applying the medicine.

BREASTFEEDING

[GBNKEYWORD is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before taking the medicine.

LIVER

BACTIREST M CREAM should be used with caution in patients with liver failure. Consult your doctor before applying BACTIREST M CREAM.

ALLERGY

Do not apply BACTIREST M CREAM if you are allergic to Fusidic acid, Mometasone, other topical/oral corticosteroids, and/or any other ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

Before applying BACTIREST M CREAM, inform your doctor if you:

  • have an infection at/near treatment site
  • suffer from skin atrophy (decreased thickening of skin)
  • have diabetes mellitus
  • suffer from glaucoma (increased pressure in eye) / cataracts (cloudy of eye lens)
  • have active viral illnesses such as chicken pox / measles.

Use in Paediatrics:

BACTIREST M CREAM is not recommended for use in children (aged below 12 years). Consult your doctor before applying the medicine to the child.

Use in Geriatrics:

BACTIREST M CREAM should be used with caution in elderly patients (aged 65 years or above). Consult your doctor before applying BACTIREST M CREAM.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug - Drug interactions:

  • anthralin (medicines used to treat psoriasis).

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally applies too much of BACTIREST M CREAM, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Symptoms of overdose are suppression of pituitary adrenal function which results in secondary adrenal insufficiency associated with weakness, fatigue, and/or weight loss.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Fusidic acid, Mometasone
Pharmacological Category :   Antibacterial agents, Corticosteroids
Therapeutic Indication :   inflammatory dermatoses
Dosage Forms :   Cream, Ointment

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep BACTIREST M CREAM out of reach of children
  • Do not store BACTIREST M CREAM below 25°C

FAQs ABOUT BACTIREST M CREAM

Q. What is BACTIREST M CREAM and why is it used?

A. BACTIREST M CREAM is a combination of Fusidic acid and Mometasone which belongs to the group of medicines called Antibacterial agents and Corticosteroids, respectively. BACTIREST M CREAM is used to treat inflammatory dermatoses (lesions/eruptions of skin) with/likeliness of bacterial infection in affected individuals.

Q. What are the side effects of BACTIREST M CREAM?

A. The most common side effects associated with the use of BACTIREST M CREAM are mild to moderate pruritus (itchy skin), burning & stinging sensation of skin, folliculitis (inflamed hair follicles), dry skin, acneiform eruptions (skin infection marked by papules and pustules), mild skin atrophy (thin-shiny appearing skin), and telangiectasia (dilated small blood vessels on skin). Consult your doctor if any of the symptoms gets worse.

Q. How to apply BACTIREST M CREAM?

A. Always apply BACTIREST M CREAM as directed by your physician. It is for external use only. Apply a thin layer of this medicine on the affected area. Do not use this medicine on your face. Avoid applying this medicine around your eyes, including eyelids.

Q. How BACTIREST M CREAM works?

A. BACTIREST M CREAM treats inflammatory dermatoses, where mometasone furoate prevents inflammation by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy, and fusidic acid prevents the growth of bacteria and causes its destruction by inhibiting the synthesis of essential proteins that are essential for the bacteria to grow thus treating inflammatory dermatoses in affected individuals.

Q. Can BACTIREST M CREAM be applied in pregnant and breast-feeding women?

A. No, [GBNKEYWORD is not recommended for use in pregnant and breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before applying the medicine.

REFERENCES

 1. K.D. Tripathi. Macrolide, Lincosamide, Glycopeptide & Other Antibacterial Antibiotics; Urinary Antiseptics and Drugs acting on Skin and Mucous Membranes. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology. Seventh edition, 2013 Page: 759, 895.

2. Fabrizio Spada, Tanya M Barnes, and Kerryn A Greive. Comparative safety and efficacy of topical mometasone furoate with other topical corticosteroids.  NIH National Library of Medicine. National Center for Biotechnology Information. PMC PubMed Central. [Revised in August 2018] [Accessed on 26th May 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6099284/

3. Centaur Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd. BACTIREST-M CREAM. [Accessed on 26th May 2022] https://www.centaurpharma.com/downloads/Bactirest-M-Cream.pdf

4. West Coast Pharmaceuticals. METOS-F OINTMENT. [Accessed on 26th May 2022] https://westcoastin.com/product/metos-f-ointment/

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Ingredient
    FUSIDIC ACID 2%+MOMETASONE 0.1%
    Hsn Code
    30043200
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