Mometasone Furoate (Topical)
Mometasone cream is indicated for the relief of inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid- responsive dermatoses, such as psoriasis and atopic dermatitis.
Mometasone is a corticosteroid demonstrating anti-inflammatory properties. The precise mechanism of corticosteroids action on allergic rhinitis is not known. Corticosteroids have been shown to have a wide range of effects on multiple cell types (e.g., mast cells, eosinophils, neutrophils, macrophages, and lymphocytes) and mediators (e.g., histamine, eicosanoids, leukotrienes, and cytokines) involved in inflammation.
Dosage & Administration
A thin film of Mometasone Furoate cream should be applied to the affected skin areas once daily. Safety and effectiveness in paediatric patients below 2 years of age have not been established.
The drug is contraindicated in individuals with a history of sensitivity reactions to Mometasone or any of the components of the preparation.
Mometasone Furoate cream is generally well tolerated. Burning, Pruritus and skin atrophy may occur.
Pregnancy & Lactation
Pregnancy: There is no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Lactation: It is not known whether this drug passes into breast milk.
Precautions & Warnings
If irritation develops with the use of Mometasone Furoate cream, treatment should be discontinued.
Other Topical corticosteroids
- Type Cream
- Morbi leo risus
- Porta ac consectetur ac
- Vestibulum at eros