Mometasone furoate is a generic topical ointment that belongs to a group of medicines called topical corticosteroids (or steroids). Mometasone furoate is classified as a ‘potent corticosteroid’ and is prescribed when weaker corticosteroids don’t relieve symptoms like skin inflammation and itching associated with skin conditions.
Mometasone furoate is a corticosteroid prescribed to relieve symptoms like skin inflammation and itching associated with severe forms of skin conditions like atopic eczema, dermatitis, and psoriasis. Mometasone ointment is generally prescribed in cases where weaker corticosteroids don’t work to relieve symptoms.
Mometasone ointment is a corticosteroid that helps alleviate symptoms like skin inflammation and itching associated with severe forms of skin conditions like atopic eczema, dermatitis and psoriasis.
Mometasone gets absorbed into the skin cells and stops the secretion of the substances that cause blood cells to widen, thereby causing skin inflammation in that area.
By doing this, Mometasone reduces swelling, redness and itchiness in that area.
Mometasone furoate cream is best suited for moist areas of the body, while the ointment is more greasy and best suited for dry, scaly areas of the skin.
Mometasone furoate is a corticosteroid that helps alleviate symptoms like skin inflammation and itching associated with severe forms of skin conditions like atopic eczema, dermatitis and psoriasis. Here is what you should know about mometasone furoate ointment:
You can apply a thin layer of Mometasone furoate ointment once a day on the affected skin area. One gram of the ointment contains 1 mg of the corticosteroid mometasone furoate.
Talk to your doctor if you see no improvement in your symptoms in 2 weeks.
Wash your hands before using this ointment. Apply a thin film of the ointment and gently rub it into the affected area of the skin. Rewash your hands after using this ointment to avoid passing it on to your face or any other area of your body that you might touch.
Mometasone furoate ointment is a safe medicine for people who suffer from skin inflammation. But if you have any of these few conditions, you should make your doctor aware of these factors before you start using this ointment:
Mometasone furoate ointment is a safe topical corticosteroid that almost all adults can use. But all drugs may cause side effects. However, not everyone might experience these side effects, or a few people may only experience minor side effects. You should call your doctor immediately if you experience any of these side effects or any other side effects not listed here that don't go away. Side effects caused by Mometasone furoate ointment are:
You need to store Dermovate ointment in a cool, dry place away from direct heat and light. Keep this ointment out of reach of children.
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Can you buy Mometasone furoate ointment over the counter?
You can't buy mometasone ointment over the counter. Since it is a potent corticosteroid, it is only available via a prescription from the doctor.
Is Mometasone furoate ointment a steroid?
Yes, this ointment is a type of steroid called corticosteroid that helps alleviate symptoms of skin inflammation and itching.
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