Generic Name : Mometasone Pronunciation : moe-MET-a-sone Therapeutic Classification : Nasal Medications
India- Aquamet Nasal Spray, Cortimax-S Oint, Cratisone Cream, Cumef Cream, Cutizone Cream, Cutizone Oint, Cutizone Soln, Cutizone-T Cream, Dermanex Cream, Dermanex Lotion, Dermanex Oint, Elocon Cream, Elocon Lotion, Elocon Oint, Ezoma Cream, Femcort Cream, Furomet Cream, Hhsone Cream, Melacare Cream, Metacon Cream, Metacort Cream, Metacort Oint, Metaspray Nasal Spray, Mezo Cream, Mms Oint, Moco Crm Cream, Momate Cream, Momate Lotion, Momate Oint, Momate-S Oint, Momeflo Nasal Spray, Momoz Cream, Momoz-F Oint, Momoz-S Oint, Momoz-T Cream, Momtas Cream, Momtas Oint, Rhomentum Oint, Sensicort Cream, Sensicort-B Oint, Sensicort-Bf Oint, Sensicort-F Cream, Sensicort-S Oint, Topcort Cream, Topcort Lotion, Topcort Oint.
International- Asmanex Twisthaler, Dulera, Elocon Ointment, Nasonex. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is a topical corticosteroid, prescribed for treatment of inflammatory skin disorders (such as eczema and psoriasis), allergic rhinitis (such as hay fever), and asthma. Nasal spray is used for seasonal allergies like runny nose. It reduces inflammatory reactions and modifies immune reactions in the body. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications):
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
Adult: Topical Corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses as 0.1% cream/ointment/lotion: Apply as directed by your physician.
Nasal Spray: two sprays (50 mcg of mometasone furoate in each spray) in each nostril once daily (total daily dose of 200 mcg). How it should be taken :
Apply a small amount of Cream to the affected area once a day. Warnings and Precautions :
*Discontinue if irritation or sensitization occurs.
*Systemic absorption increases when area of application is extensive or an occlusive dressing is used.
*Caution needed during pregnancy and breastfeeding, in patients with history of diabetes, hepatic and renal diseases, myasthenia gravis, heart disease, ocular diseases, osteoporosis, gastrointestinal diseases, and history of seizure disorders.
*It requires dosage adjustments with thyroid status. Monitor growth of children.
Side Effects :
Cream- Most Common- Burning, flushing, itching, redness, second infection, skin thinning and discoloration, swelling, tingling/stinging, wasting of the skin.
Severe allergic reactions- Rash, hives, itching, swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue.
Nasal Spray- Headache, Viral infection, inflammation of pharynx, cough, upper respiratory tract infection, painful menstruation, vomiting, sinusitis.
*Use only in particular areas recommended by your healthcare provider. Storage Conditions :
Cream: Store at 2-25°C. Lotion: Store at 2-30°C. Ointment: Store at 15-30°C.
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