How It Works:
Mometasone belongs to a category of drugs called as corticosteroids. It works by reducing the production of substances in the body that cause inflammation and allergies.
lightening of skin, increased hair growth on face, sore throat, spots on the skin and dry mouth, itching or thinning of the skin, pimples, Headache, back., acne, hands, nose bleeds, burning
Mometasone is used to treat used to treat the inflammation and itching caused by a number of skin conditions such as allergic reactions, eczema, and psoriasis. It is also used to relieve symptoms of hay fever, allergies of nose and nasal polyps (fleshy swelling inside the nose).
- Do not take the medicine If you are allergic to it or to any other content in the medicine.
- Inform your doctor before taking the medicine if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding a baby.
- Do not use mometasone cream to treat diaper rash.
Frequently Ask Questions:
Q. Is mometasone safe in pregnancy?Mometasone may cause harm to the fetus. Hence, it is not advisable to take it in pregnancy without consulting your doctor.
Q. Is mometasone a steroid drug?Yes. Mometasone is a steroid drug.
Q. Is Mometasone available or sold over the counter?No. Mometasone is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter.
Q. Is mometasone the same as hydrocortisone?No. Mometasone and hydrocortisone are different drugs; although both are steroids.
Q. Is mometasone safe?Yes. Mometasone is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor.
Q. Does mometasone treat ringworm/acne/eczema?Mometasone does not treat ringworm/acne or eczema. It only treats the symptoms of inflammation related to the above conditions.
Q. Does mometasone cause weight gain?There is no evidence of mometasone causing weight gain. If you notice any such symptom, please consult your doctor.
Q. Does mometasone lighten skin?Yes. Mometasone may lighten the area of skin which is darkened due to any infection.