Melacare Cream (Hydroquinone/Tretinoin/Mometasone)
What is Melacare Cream (Hydroquinone/Tretinoin/Mometasone) used for?
Melacare Cream (Hydroquinone/Tretinoin/Mometasone) is a topical medication containing a combination of three corticosteroids that are useful for treating inflammatory skin conditions such as dermatitis or eczema. It operates by preventing the release of enzymes which lead to the swelling, pain, and irritation associated with these conditions. Your physician may also recommend the use of this medication to treat other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Melacare Cream (Hydroquinone/Tretinoin/Mometasone)?
Melacare Cream (Hydroquinone/Tretinoin/Mometasone) is normally administered to the affected area of skin once or twice each day, but your individual instructions will be determined by your physician based on the condition being treated, your current health, and the severity of your symptoms. Rinse the skin being treated before each application to remove any dirt or debris, apply a small amount of cream, gently massage it into the skin, and allow any excess medication to evaporate. Wash your hands with soap and water after each use to prevent the medication from contacting any areas not being treated or the mucous membranes as this may lead to unexpected health problems.
What are the side effects of Melacare Cream (Hydroquinone/Tretinoin/Mometasone)?
Side effects that may occur while using Melacare Cream (Hydroquinone/Tretinoin/Mometasone) include:
Serious side effects that may require immediate medical assistance are severe pain, blurry vision, muscle pain, or signs of an allergic reaction such as severe skin rashes, swelling, or difficulty breathing. Contact your physician immediately if you experience any worrying symptoms to make sure any necessary alterations are made to your regimen to prevent more problems from occurring.
Do not apply Melacare Cream (Hydroquinone/Tretinoin/Mometasone) to skin that is broken or severely damaged. This medication should not be used to treat patients who are pregnant, breastfeeding, who have acne, rosacea, or skin infections caused by fungus, bacteria, or a virus. Also inform you physician of any other health problems you have that may cause unexpected complications requiring special adjustments to your regimen.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Melacare (Hydroquinone/Tretinoin/Mometasone). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.