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Mometasone is classified as a synthetic corticosteroid. It is a custom pharmacy drug with antipruritic, anti-inflammatory, and vasoconstrictive attributes. Mometasone is often given for the treatment of psoriasis, eczema, rash, allergies, and various other skin conditions and issues that may cause irritation and/or itching. Mometasone is a corticosteroid of medium strength and is tolerated well by many, though individual users could have different results or tolerances.


If your doctor prescribes mometasone, he or she may consult with your compounding pharmacist to tailor a form for administering the drug specific to your condition. Many patients are able to use this drug in its common forms of cream, lotion, or ointment. Application of any topical medication requires the area to be cleaned and dried before applying. Take extra care to ensure that none of this medication gets into your mouth, eyes, or nose and be sure to wash your hands thoroughly after each application. Never wrap or bandage the area unless you are specifically told to do so by your doctor. If you have questions about the use of mometasone, talk to your doctor or compounding pharmacist.


Side effects are an unfortunate occurrence with many drugs and as such you may experience some unwanted side effects with the use of mometasone. Never ignore side effects; watch them as they develop and if they are increasing in intensity or persisting, see you doctor. Common side effects seen with mometasone are:

  • Itching
  • Burning
  • Stinging

Severe Side Effects:

While many users and patients will experience no side effects at all, or perhaps only mild ones, still some will experience severe side effects. If you feel that you have experienced anything severe, or are experiencing anything on the list below, see your doctor at once or go to a medical facility for treatment.

  • Thinning Skin
  • Headache
  • Extreme Tiredness
  • Unusual Tired Feeling
  • Discoloration of Skin
  • Increase in Thirst
  • Increased Urination
  • Hair Bumps
  • Weight Loss
  • Vision Problems
  • Swelling (ankles and/or feet)
  • Stretch Marks
  • Acne

Allergy Warning:

Some patients or users may experience allergic reactions. Allergic reactions can, in some cases, be life threatening and thus should be taken extremely seriously. If you think you are experiencing an allergic reaction or if you experience anything on the list below, get emergency medical treatment immediately.

  • Difficulty Breathing
  • Rash
  • Extreme Dizziness
  • Swelling (face, tongue, throat)


As mometasone comes in so many forms of delivery and is used for an evergrowing and wide variety of illnesses and conditions, there may be many reasons why this drug is contraindicated for your specific use. Talk to your doctor and ask about possible contraindications germane to you and your condition.

Always follow your doctor's directions regarding usage and dosage, safety, etc.

Never take mometasone unless you have seen your doctor, had a full medical screening, and your doctor has deemed this drug necessary for your treatment.

  • "It is rare to find health professionals who are so willing to educate the patient on what they need to know."

    Clair C. | West Hollywood, CA