Hivate Lotion 30 ml

  • {{product}} contains Mometasone Furoate as an active pharmaceutical ingredient.
  • Hivate Lotion 30 ml  is used to treat skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, allergies, and rash. Hivate Lotion 30 ml decreases swelling (inflammation), itching, and redness.
  • This medication is for use only on certain areas of skin: do not use it on the face, groin, or underarms, or for diaper rash, unless directed to do so by your doctor.
  • Wash and dry your hands before using. Clean and dry the affected area. Apply as directed by your doctor, usually a thin film of medication to the affected area once daily. Gently rub in.
Category:
Type

Lotion – Tube

Feature

30 ml

Unit

ml

Formula

Mometasone Furoate

Composition

Mometasone Furoate 0.1 %

Brand

Saffron Pharmaceuticals (Pvt) Ltd.

Prescription Required

Yes

How to use, Side effects, Uses, Formula & Composition

About

Hivate Lotion 30 ml is a topical corticosteroid. It is used to treat skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, allergies, and rash. The active ingredient of the Hivate Lotion 30 ml is mometasone furoate. It is a medium-strength corticosteroid. Hivate Lotion 30 ml is available in cream, ointment, and lotion form. Your physician will recommend which form of the Hivate Lotion 30 ml is suitable according to your skin type and condition. 

Hivate Lotion 30 ml is used for external use only and should not be taken by mouth. Hivate Lotion 30 ml is applied on the surface of the skin to reduce redness and itchiness caused by irritants. Hivate Lotion 30 ml is contraindicated in people who are allergic to the active ingredient. Side effects such as inflammation, itching, allergic skin reactions, and loss of skin color are common. 

The Hivate Lotion 30 ml has anti-pruritic, anti-inflammatory and vasoconstrictive properties. The mechanism is unclear however the corticosteroid is thought to act by the induction of phospholipase A2 inhibitory proteins. 

Indications

Hivate Lotion 30 ml can be used for treating skin conditions such as:

  • Eczema
  • Psoriasis
  • Allergies
  • Rash
  • Inflammatory dermatoses 

How Does Hivate Lotion 30 ml Work

{{product’s}} mechanism of action is unclear. The Hivate Lotion 30 ml has anti-inflammatory, anti-pruritic and vasoconstrictive properties. However, it is thought they act by the induction of phospholipase A2 inhibitory proteins which are known as lipocortins. These proteins control the biosynthesis of potent mediators of inflammation.

How To Use Hivate Lotion 30 ml

Cream and Ointment:

Before application of Hivate Lotion 30 ml wash and dry the area. Apply a thin layer of Hivate Lotion 30 ml cream, ointment, or lotion. Gently rub in and do not cover the affected area with bandages. Avoid contact with eyes, mucous membranes, and wounds. Use as prescribed by a doctor and use it at the same time each day for better results. 

Lotion:

Apply a few drops of Hivate Lotion 30 ml lotion to the affected areas once daily and massage daily and lightly until it disappears. For effective use, hold the bottle nozzle very close to the affected areas and gently squeeze. 

Dosage

Adults

The recommended application on affected skin areas is reviewed once or twice daily for a maximum of four weeks. 

Children

The recommended application dose on affected skin areas is once or twice daily for a maximum of four weeks and then review weekly. Hivate Lotion 30 ml cream and ointment may be used in pediatric patients 2 years of age or older. 

Pregnancy and Lactation

During pregnancy Hivate Lotion 30 ml should only be used when it is needed. It should be used when the benefits outweigh the risks.

It is unknown if the Hivate Lotion 30 ml passes into the breast milk. Consult your doctor before using breastfeeding. 

Contraindications

Inform your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Hivate Lotion 30 ml:

  • Allergic to active ingredients of Hivate Lotion 30 ml.

Use of Hivate Lotion 30 ml can worsen the following skin problems:

  • Rosacea (a skin condition affecting the face)
  • Acne
  • Skin atrophy
  • Dermatitis
  • Genital itching
  • Nappy rash
  • Cold sores
  • Chickenpox
  • Shingles
  • Warts
  • Ulcerated skin
  • Wounds 

Precautions

Inform your doctor about any of the following conditions before using Hivate Lotion 30 ml

  • Skin atrophy
  • Broken, inflamed, or occluded skin
  • Psoriasis
  • Dermatitis
  • Risk of visual disturbances in elderly 
  • Delayed growth and development in children

Interactions With Other Medications

Inform your doctor about the use of the following before using Hivate Lotion 30 ml

  • Fexofenadine
  • low-strength aspirin
  • Fish oil (omega-3)
  • Atorvastatin
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin D3
  • Cetirizine
  • Montelukast
  • Acetaminophen

Adverse Effects

Like most medicines, Hivate Lotion 30 ml has certain side effects which include:

  • Inflammation or infection of hair follicles
  • Burning sensation of the skin
  • Itching
  • Erythema
  • Dryness
  • Folliculitis
  • Hypertrichosis
  • Pruritis
  • Hypo-pigmentation
  • Peri-oral dermatitis
  • Numbness of fingers
  • Maceration of the skin
  • Acne
  • Striae
  • Stinging and cracking of the skin

How To Cope With Adverse Effects

Thinning of Skin- Using creams that contain vitamin A also known as retinol may help to prevent skin from thinning further. Retinol creams are available over the counter. 

Burning sensation and Itching- Use of a moisturizer and a gradual increase in the dose of topical Hivate Lotion 30 ml are recommended for the prevention of burning sensation and itching. 

Skin Rash-  Can be eased by applying soothing and healing lotions or creams such as calamine lotion/cream. Apply a cold compress to the rash helps reduce itchiness and redness caused by the rash. An antihistamine (prescribed by a doctor) is also recommended as an effective way to combat any skin rash.

Redness Of The Skin- Can be combated by applying a cold pack to the affected area.

Local Skin Infection-  A local skin infection can be treated by specific antibiotics. 

FAQ’S

  • HOW IS {{PRODUCT}} USED?

{{PRODUCT}} is topical and is applied to the affected area.

  • WHAT IS {{PRODUCT}} USED FOR?

Hivate Lotion 30 ml is a topical corticosteroid used to treat skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, and other inflammatory dermatoses.

  • WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU ACCIDENTALLY SWALLOW {{PRODUCT}}?

If you accidentally swallow the {{PRODUCT]], consult your doctor or pharmacist as soon as possible. Do not try to induce vomiting.

  • WHAT WILL HAPPEN IF YOU MISS THE DOSE?

If you forget to apply the ointment at the scheduled time, do it as soon as you remember and then continue as before.

  • WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU STOP USING {{PRODUCT}}?

If you have been using Hivate Lotion 30 ml for a long time and your skin problem seems to have gotten better you should not abruptly stop the use of Hivate Lotion 30 ml. If you do you may find that skin becomes red and you may face stinging. To avoid this taper the dose of the Hivate Lotion 30 ml with consultation from the doctor.

  • HOW IS THE {{PRODUCT}} STORED?

Keep out of the sight and reach of children. Do not use {{PRODUCT}} after the expiry date which is stated on the box. Store between 15ºC – 30ºC. Discard open tubes 90 days after opening, even if they are not empty. They should not be kept for future use.

  • WHERE CAN {{PRODUCT}} BE USED?

{{PRODUCT}} can be used externally only. It should not be used on wounds and rashes.

  • IN WHAT FORMS IS {{PRODUCT}} AVAILABLE?

Hivate Lotion 30 ml is available in ointment, lotion, and cream form.

  • CAN {{PRODUCT}} BE USED DURING PREGNANCY?

Consult your doctor before using if you are pregnant, think you are pregnant, or planning a pregnancy. The benefits should outweigh the risks. 

  • WHAT DO YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU START USING {{PRODUCT}}?

Avoid using Hivate Lotion 30 ml if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to any of the active ingredients of Hivate Lotion 30 ml.