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    Mometasone Topical

    Information about Mometasone Topical

    Mometasone topical uses

    Mometasone Topical is used in the treatment of Allergic disorders.

    How mometasone topical works

    Mometasone topical belongs to the class of drugs known as corticosteroids. It acts by stopping the release of certain natural substances in body that are responsible for pain and swelling.

    Common side effects of mometasone topical

    Skin thinning, Contact dermatitis

    Available Medicine for Mometasone Topical

    • ₹129 to ₹290
      Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      4 variant(s)
    • ₹117 to ₹357
      Fulford India Ltd
      3 variant(s)
    • ₹132 to ₹275
      Hegde and Hegde Pharmaceutical LLP
      3 variant(s)
    • ₹476
      MSD Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹244
      Lupin Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹260
      Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹222
      Zydus Cadila
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹64
      Med Manor Organics Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹124 to ₹185
      Unichem Laboratories Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹138 to ₹174
      Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      2 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Mometasone Topical

    • Do not keep the treated skin area covered or apply on your face unless advised by your doctor.
    • Inform your doctor before taking the medicine if you have diseases like tuberculosis (TB), herpes simplex virus (infection of the eye), cystic fibrosis (genetic disorder of glands resulting in lung and digestive problems), clouding of lens in the eye (cataract) or raised pressure in the eye (glaucoma), or a lung or chest infection or cold or breathing problems, if you are taking other corticosteroid medications. 
    • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding. 
    • Do not use if you are allergic to mometasone or any of its ingredients.
    • Do not use if you have had an infection or injury or surgical procedure of the nose.
    • Do not use by Children < 6 years.
    • Do not use if you are suffering from bacterial, fungal or viral dermatitis (bacterial skin infections).
    • Do not use if you have rosacea (redness, small and superficial dilated blood vessels on facial skin).
    • Do not use if you are suffering from perioral dermatitis (scaly or bumpy rash around the lips).

    Frequently asked questions for Mometasone Topical

    Mometasone Topical

    Q. Is mometasone a steroid drug?
    Yes. Mometasone is a steroidal drug
    Q. Is mometasone the same as hydrocortisone?
    No. Mometasone and hydrocortisone are different drugs; although both are steroids
    Q. Does mometasone topical treat ringworm/acne?
    Mometasone topical does not treat ringworm/acne. It only treats the symptoms of inflamed skin
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    Q. Does mometasone topical lighten skin?
    Yes. Mometasone topical may lighten the area of skin which is darkened due to any infection.

    Content on this page was last updated on 16 August, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)