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- MOMETASONE FUROATE 0.1% w/v
How do I take/use this medicine?
Apply Mometasone exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not apply more often or over a larger area than instructed by your doctor. Do not use for a longer period of time than instructed by your doctor.
Wash and dry your skin gently before applying Mometasone.
If you are using the cream or ointment, apply a thin layer sparingly to the affected area. Rub it in gently until it disappears. Do not cover, wrap or bandage the area, unless instructed by your doctor.
If you are using the scalp lotion, apply a few drops to the affected area of the scalp. Massage it in gently until it disappears. Do not rinse, cover, wrap or bandage the area, unless instructed by the doctor.
Do not apply Mometasone near the eye area. If Mometasone accidentally gets into your eyes, flush your eyes with clean water immediately.
Do not apply on a child's skin unless instructed by the child's doctor. If you are applying Mometasone on your child, do not use tight-fitting diapers or non-breathable materials.
Do not use Mometasone for anything else other than the purpose instructed by your doctor.
What should I take note of while using/taking this medicine?
Alert your doctor if you have diabetes or any other medical conditions.
Mometasone may make your skin more sensitive to sunlight. Avoid exposing the affected area to sunlight.
Do not apply Mometasone to large areas of your skin.
Alert your doctor if your condition does not improve or worsens.
When should I not use this medicine?
Alert your doctor if you are pregnant or become pregnant while being treated with Mometasone.
Let your doctor know if you are breastfeeding. Do not apply Mometasone on the nipples if you are breastfeeding.
Alert your doctor if you have any other problems or infections of the skin or scalp.
Do not apply on skin that is broken or infected. Do not apply on skin that is discharging fluid or pus.
Do not apply on your face, groin or armpits unless instructed by your doctor.
Why do I need this medicine?
Mometasone helps to relieve inflammation and itch that may occur with certain skin problems such as eczema, psoriasis and dermatitis.
Mometasone belongs to a group of medicines called steroids.
What side effects could I experience?
Mometasone may cause skin irritation such as a tingling or itching sensation, dry skin, peeling, pimples, thinning of the skin and small changes in skin tone.
These side effects are usually not common and are not a cause for worry, especially if you are using Mometasone for only a short period of time.
Stop using Mometasone and see your doctor again if the skin irritation does not go away.
How should I store this medicine?
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children.
Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
Can I take/use this with other medicines?
Inform your doctor if you are using any other creams, ointments or lotions on the affected area.
Always inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.