Mometasone Cream / Ointment is used for the treatment of allergic reactions, allergic disorders and certian skin conditions
How it Works
Mometasone Cream / Ointment is known as a potent corticosteroid. Mometasone Cream / Ointment works by reducing the production of substances in the body that cause inflammation and allergies.
Common Side effects
Patients who take Mometasone Cream / Ointment may suffer from such side effects; Muscle disorders, Acne, Changes in skin color, Electrolyte imbalance, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Itching, Skin irritation, Dry skin, Behavioural changes, Burning sensation, Increased blood pressure, Abscess, Skin infection, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Increased glucose level in blood
Mometasone cream is used in the treatment of itching, inflammation, or redness of the skin. It reduces any form of skin inflammation and inflammatory reactions on the body. It belongs to the medication class of Corticosteroids. It can be used with a prescription from a doctor.
This medication is used to help treat skin conditions such as itching, redness, or inflammation. It is also used to help treat severe skin diseases such as psoriasis, skin allergies, or rashes. It is only for external use, however, it should not be used on sensitive areas of the skin. Use this medicine exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Do not use more than what has been prescribed by the doctor.
Dosage and administration
Wash your hands thoroughly before using the cream. Clean the affected area before taking a small quantity of the cream and applying it on the affected area, forming a thin coat. The applied cream should cover the entire affected area and it must be evenly distributed. It is important to wash your hands immediately after using this medication. Do not wrap the affected area with a bandage. This medication should only be used for up to 2 weeks, as prescribed by the physician. Usually, it is advised to apply this medicine once per day, before bedtime. Your physician or pharmacist would advise you on the proper use of this medicine.
Inform the doctor if have any existing or past allergies to any substances as the medication may have such substances in its composition. In case you experience any allergies or discomfort while using this medication, stop using this medication and consult the doctor immediately.This medication can make your skin sensitive to sunlight thus avoid prolonged exposure to the sun and extreme warm conditions. Apply sunscreen when you are going out and wear proper clothing to avoid extended exposure to the sun.Avoid using this medication in case you suffer from Eczema or any other skin disease.Pregnant women and breast feeding mothers are to use this medication only if it has been prescribed by the doctor.This medication is only for external use hence avoid contact with the eyes and mouth, as well as other sensitive areas.
There are various side effects that have been reported with the use of this medication. Some common side effects are as follows,Burning sensation on the skin.Itching and rashes on the skin.Skin thinning.Dryness of the skin.Redness around the mouth.Irritation of the skin.Dry mouth.Dark spots on the skin.Acne and pimples.Lightening of the skin colour.Purple marks on some portions of the skin.Formation of pus in the hair root.