Topcort Cream 25gm

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Topcort Cream 25gm Information

Topcort Cream 25gm is a prescription medicine that is available as a Cream. It is primarily used for the treatment of Asthma, Allergic Rhinitis. The alternative uses of Topcort Cream 25gm have also been explained below.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Topcort Cream 25gm. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

Common side effects of Topcort Cream 25gm include Headache, Chills, Cough. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Topcort Cream 25gm as well, which are listed below. These side effects of Topcort Cream 25gm are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

Topcort Cream 25gm's effect during pregnancy is Unknown and Unknown while nursing. Further, the section on Topcort Cream 25gm related warnings talks about Topcort Cream 25gm's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Some other conditions that can be affected by Topcort Cream 25gm are listed in the contraindications section below.

Additionally, Topcort Cream 25gm may also adversely react with other medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

In addition to the above precautions for Topcort Cream 25gm, it is important to know that it is safe while driving, and is habit-forming.



Topcort Cream 25gm Benefits & Uses

Topcort Cream 25gm is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Topcort Cream 25gm 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: Cream
  • 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: Cream
  • 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: Cream
  • 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: Cream
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 2 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Topcort Cream 25gm Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Topcort Cream 25gm 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 Cream 25gm 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 Cream 25gm on the Kidneys?


    Topcort rarely harms the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Topcort Cream 25gm 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 Cream 25gm on the Heart?


    Topcort has very mild side effects on the heart.

    Mild


Topcort Cream 25gm Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Topcort Cream 25gm unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Topcort Cream 25gm

  • Is this Topcort Cream 25gm habit forming or addictive?


    Topcort Cream 25gm 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 Cream 25gm as it does not make you drowsy.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Topcort Cream 25gm 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 Cream 25gm for mental disorders.

    No

Topcort Cream 25gm Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Topcort Cream 25gm


    Information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Topcort Cream 25gm, due to a lack of research on this.

    Unknown
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Topcort Cream 25gm


    Information about the interaction of Topcort Cream 25gm and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Topcort Cream 25gm

Question about 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 over 4 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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