1% 15g Gel Cream Ointment Skin Care Medication Mometasone Furoate
Cream For Eczema
Product : Mometasone Furoate Cream
Specification : 1%, 15g
Standard : BP, USP
Packing : one tube/box
Mometasone Furoate is one of a group of medicines called topical
corticosteroids. It is classified as a ‘potent corticosteroid’.
These medicines are put on the surface of the skin to reduce the
redness and itchiness caused by certain skin problems.
In adults and children, Mometasone Furoate is used to reduce
redness and itchiness caused by certain skin problems called
psoriasis or dermatitis.
Psoriasis is a skin disease in which itchy, scaly, pink patches
develop on the elbows, knees, scalp and other parts of the body.
Dermatitis is a condition brought on by the skin reacting to
outside agents e.g. detergents, causing
the skin to become red and itchy.
How to use Mometasone furoate :
Always use Mometasone furoate exactly as your doctor has told you.
Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
Use in children
Mometasone furoate is not recommended for children under the age of
How much to use
Usually for adults and children aged 2 and above, a thin layer of
Mometasone furoate should be gently rubbed into the affected area
of skin once a day.
Before using Mometasone furoate
You should always follow these instructions when using Mometasone
Do not use the cream on your face for more than 5 days.
Do not apply the cream to children, on any part of their body, for
more than 5 days.
Do not put the cream under your child’s nappy, as this makes it
easier for the active drug to pass through the skin and possibly
cause some unwanted effects.
You should check with your doctor before covering the treated areas
with a bandage or plaster. Treated areas on the face or in children
should not be covered with a bandage or plaster.
You should not use a large amount of cream on large areas of the
body for a long time (for example every day for many weeks or
Do not use in or around your eyes, including eye-lids.
If you use more Mometasone furoate than you should
If you (or somebody else) accidentally swallow the cream, it should
not produce any problems. However, if you are worried, you should
see your doctor.
If you use the cream more often than you should, or on large areas
of the body, it can affect some of your hormones. In children, this
may affect their growth and development.
If you have not used the cream as you were told to do and have used
it too often and/or for a long time, you should tell your doctor.
If you forget to use Mometasone furoate
If you forget to use your cream at the right time, use it as soon
as you remember, then carry on as before.
If you stop using Mometasone furoate
If you have been using Mometasone furoate for a long time and your
skin problem seems to have got better, you should not suddenly stop
using the cream. If you do, you may find that your skin becomes red
and you may notice stinging or burning. To avoid this, you should
speak to your doctor as he will gradually reduce how often you need
to use the cream until you stop treatment altogether.