Mometasone - anti-inflammatory agent.
Mometasone furoate refers to the group of glucocorticoids, is only intended for local use.
Preparations tend antipruritic, antiallergic, anti-inflammatory, antiexudative action.
Mometasone produced in the form of a nasal spray, cream, ointment, lotion.
Mometasone as an ointment, cream effectively relieves inflammation and itching dermatoses when that can be treated with glucocorticosteroids: atopic dermatitis sunny, exfoliative, radiation, intertriginoznoy, stasis-dermatitis.
Mometasone is also prescribed in states with symptoms of hyperkeratosis in children after 2 years, adults: atopic dermatitis, seborrheic, psoriasis, eczema, chronic, and in senile, or anogenital pruritus.
Mometasone Spray is intended for treatment of allergic rhinitis prevention, nasal polyposis, sinusitis exacerbations (mometasone combined with antibiotics).
The lotion is applied to the hairy head area processing.
Mometasone can not be used for treatment of children up to 2 years, in case of hypersensitivity to the facility, during lactation, pregnancy.
Also according to the instructions Mometasone is contraindicated in violation of the integrity of the skin, mucous membranes.
Mometasone Spray is contraindicated in the presence of untreated bacterial, fungal, viral system, tuberculosis infection, herpes simplex. Do not use spray to patients who have had recent surgery or injury on the nose.
The ointment, lotion or cream Mometasone can not apply to the skin in the groin, in the axillary areas face.
For children up to two years mometasone administered only under the supervision of a pediatrician - in this age of increased risk of developing Cushing's disease, inhibition of the hypothalamic-pituitary work-adrenal system. Do not use the drug for prevention, treatment of diaper dermatitis.
Instructions for use mometasone
Mometasone furoate in the form of a cream or ointment is applied to the damaged area a p / day. The duration of therapy is always determined individually.
Spray mometasone used in the form of nasal inhalation. Before you spend the first irrigation should be done 6 or 7 test pressings (this procedure should be performed each time after treatment will break for two weeks).
One Press thrown about 100 mg suspension, which is 50mkg mometasone furoate.
Before irrigation should vigorously shake a can of spray mometasone.
Adults, children, 12l after. for the prophylaxis and treatment shown hold two inhalation (for 50mkg each) in each nostril one row / day. Permissible dosage - 200mkg / day.
When the therapeutic effect is achieved, only one irrigation in one nostril. Allowed to take up to four inhalations per nostril if the therapeutic effect is not achieved. Once improvement occurs, the dosage should be reduced.
According to the instructions of mometasone usual condition is improving for over 12 hours after application.
Babies 2-11l. shown do one inhalation one row / day in each nostril. The total dosage - 100mcg.
During exacerbation of sinusitis in adults and children after 12l. appointed to carry out two inhalations of mometasone furoate two p / day in each nostril. If no improvement, the dosage can be increased until 800mkg (four inhalations per nostril two p / d.). Once the condition improves, the dosage is reduced.
Mometasone lotion according to the instructions applied to the scalp one p / day, rub until completely absorbed.
Outdoor use of the drug can cause local side effects: burning, skin atrophy, acne rosacea, itching. Sometimes mometasone cause skin dryness and irritation, folliculitis, hypertrichosis, acne-like rash, perioral dermatitis, secondary infection, striae, allergic contact dermatitis, hypopigmentation, prickly heat, skin maceration.
The probability of side effects increases with occlusive dressings overlaying with mometasone.
If these effects are manifested, treatment should be discontinued.
The spray can cause nosebleeds, headaches, sore throat, burning sensation in the nose, irritation of the nasal mucous membranes, sneezing, nasal septum perforation, increased intraocular pressure.