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Drug information on Cratisone (Mometasone) from Cratus Life Care


Cratus Life Care
Generic : Mometasone
20 g
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Medical Condition(s) for which Cratisone may be prescribed

Side effects of Cratisone

  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.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

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 to use Cratisone?

Apply a small amount of Cream to the affected area once a day.

When is Cratisone not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Cratisone

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.

Other Precautions for Cratisone

Use only in particular areas recommended by your healthcare provider.

Storage Conditions for Cratisone

Cream: Store at 2-25°C. Lotion: Store at 2-30°C. Ointment: Store at 15-30°C.

Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

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