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I started using Arosone-HT (a triple combination of mometasone furoate, hydroquinone and tretinoin cream) a month ago, and now my skin get severely addicted to the cream. If I discontinue it's usage even for 2-3 days heavy pimples along with irritation an

I started using Arosone-HT (a triple combination of mometasone furoate, hydroquinone and tretinoin cream) a month ago, and now my skin get severely addicted to the cream. If I discontinue it's usage even for 2-3 days heavy pimples along with irritation an

Periorofacial dermat: Most commonly young women, a result of topical steroid (mometasone) on the face. Temporarily better when applied but progressively worse rebound reaction. Must stop the steroid even if it looks worse for awhile. Oral doxycycline (minocycline) in small dose, 50mg a day. Topical calcineurin inhibitor such as tacrolimus or sirolimus will help. May need therapy for a year. ...Read more

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I hav got pimples al over ma face. I used mometasone furoate. Doctor has prescribed me clindamycin. Does it work against steroidal induced acne??

I hav got pimples al over ma face. I used mometasone furoate. Doctor has prescribed me clindamycin. Does it work against steroidal induced acne??

Clindamycin is a: Decent topical antibiotic and may help steroid acne, if that's what you have. But if not clearing after a month on that topical go back and see dermatologist for another script ...Read more

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Can I use mometasone furoate cream to treat a vaginal yeast infection?

Can I use mometasone furoate cream to treat a vaginal yeast infection?

Very bad idea: Mometasone is a steroid medication (like cortisone) that reduces inflammation. If you treat yourself the itching may go away temporarily, but the yeast will get worse and when you stop the cream you will be much worse off. Vaginal yeast infections are treated with antifungal medicine - eg monistat. ...Read more

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Is fougera mometasone furoate cream effective in treating keratosis pilaris?

Is fougera mometasone furoate cream effective in treating keratosis pilaris?

Yes: Topical steroids like this are effective in this condition. Also moisturizing cream (like kera lotion or eucerin) can also help. ...Read more

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I've burned my self from overuse of hot packs, my dermatologist prescribed me a cream that contain mometasone furoate...Is it suitable?

Steroids slow healin: Burns are response of the tissues to injury from heat. It is inflammation which increases blood flow to the area promoting healing. Ice worsens already injured skin. Cool water soaks help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring. Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps. Steroids reduce inflammation/healing of burns. ...Read more

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How long can elomet cream (mometasone furoate) be used on face? Will it harm if I use it for a month? Will a month be too long?

How long can elomet cream (mometasone furoate) be used on face? Will it harm if I use it for a month? Will a month be too long?

Use it daily?: If you use it twice a day for a month, you might get something called peri-oral dermatitis or steroid induced acne rosacea. I cannot cay if that will happen after one month. I would not recommend that you use it for that long, it you use it daily. ...Read more

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Is mometasone furoate cream good for diaper rash?

Is mometasone furoate cream good for diaper rash?

Partly: Diaper rash is caused by too much moisture on the area and the major problem is from monilial infection. The best approach is to make sure the bottom be kept dry by changing the diaper when moist. Anti-perspirant powder can also be used. However an anti-fungal cream is often needed +/- a topical cortisone cream. ...Read more

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Mometasone furoate cream USP what is it used for?

Mometasone furoate cream USP what is it used for?

Steroid Cream: It is a corticosteroid cream and used for skin rash caused by allegy, for atopic dermatitis, eczema, contact dermatitis, inflammatory conditions of skin other dermatosis which respond to steroid cream locally and one application a day only. It is a medium potency corticosteroid cream and can not be sold without prescription. ...Read more

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Does my pigmentation goes with hydroquinone, oxybenzone, octinoxate cream and mometasone furoate cream ip?

Does my pigmentation goes with hydroquinone, oxybenzone, octinoxate cream and mometasone furoate cream ip?

Be careful: Each cream is for something different. Some on your list is for acne and some is for hyperpigmentation and the steroid cream is for inflammation but it can thin your skin. The others can cause sun burn so only use at night and put it only on the area it is prescribed for. ...Read more

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Should I put emocort on sores on vulva or mometasone furoate? Sores may be herpes or not, they're located around uretra. I was prescribed both creams.

Should I put emocort on sores on vulva or mometasone furoate? Sores may be herpes or not, they're located around uretra. I was prescribed both creams.

Steroid creams: Should not be used unless prescribed for a specific purpose. If you have lesions around your urethra you should see your physician for a diagnosis before using any cream you have on hand. Steroids are used to reduce inflammation but they can slow the healing time of certain infections. ...Read more

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I've developed dusky violet patches dt. Overuse of hot packs, my dermatologist prescribed me a cream that contains mometasone furoate...Is it suitable?

Likely: If your dermatologist evaluated your rash and made the recommendation will suggest you follow his instruction. Topical steroids are relatively safe when applied as recommended. ...Read more

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I'll be getting a skin rash regularly on my left hand. I see it a lot in summer time. Currently I'm using mometasone furoate cream ip but no result as?

I'll be getting a skin rash regularly on my left hand. I see it a lot in summer time. Currently I'm using mometasone furoate cream ip but no result as?

It's not working.: You are using a corticosteroid cream, helpful in eczema's and general dermatitis. If not effective this suggests the rash may be due to something else, perhaps a fungal infection or a symptom of another disease process.

See a dermatologist, get a skin scraping and then you will know for sure what is the cause and the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Hydroquinone, tretinoin and mometasone furoate cream. I am an Indian boy of 17 and I want to use it to be fair. Is their any side effects. Is it works?

Hydroquinone, tretinoin and mometasone furoate cream. I am an Indian boy of 17 and I want to use it to be fair. Is their any side effects. Is it works?

Does not work: Each of the medications u have listed may cause slight temporary bleaching of skin Each of them has side effects and may harm you. U shd accept the color you have and concentrate on being healthy with good food and exercise and educate urself to become successful. Fair skin does not equate success. Setting goals, working hard, being persistent and aiming high will get u more. ...Read more

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Hydroquinone, tretinoin and mometasone furoate cream. I want to know about it. I am a Indian boy of age 17 and I want to use on my face to be fair. Can it works. Is their any side effects?

Do not use these: Products with much sun exposure. Hydroquinone especially is supposed to bleach or whiten your skin, but will darken with significant sun exposure. Cover up when you are outdoors. Mometasone is a steroid and will cause infections to worsen if you have infected acne vulgaris or other eruptions. Tretinoin can also do the same as hydroquinone except more severe, along with burning and skin dryness ...Read more

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Is SkinLite cream effective? Also, is it safe to use? Active ingredients: Hydroquinone 2% + Tretinoin. 025% + Mometasone Furoate 0.1%

It is safe but not: Without risks. First remember that HQ2% is low concentration so may not be enough to lighten skin. Tretinoin is sun senstizing so use product at bedtime and sparingly so you don't get too dry or irritated. Mometasone is a steroid so again use sparingly and take breaks off the topical. If not getting results you want, see derm for prescription strength or other treatment options ...Read more

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I have been using (hydroquinone+tretinoin+mometasone furoate) cream for 4 months now for PIH at my back, twice a day. Am I at risk of skin cancer?

Any irritant is bad: Any time you do something there is always a risk and a benefit which have to be weighed. Discuss things with your doc. ...Read more

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Can I use hhsone (mometasone furoate) for around the eyes to treat the dark circles around the eyes? Thx.

Can I use hhsone (mometasone furoate) for around the eyes to treat the dark circles around the eyes? Thx.

Be Careful: You need to be careful about using steroid creams around the eyes, especially for a prolonged length of time. Side effects include cataracts and glaucoma. Consult your eye doctor and your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Doctor told me to use elocom mometasone furoate lotion for 1 week to treat dandruff is this medcine for dadruff treatment and does it works?

Doctor told me to use elocom mometasone furoate lotion for 1 week to treat dandruff is this medcine for dadruff treatment and does it works?

It will help you: But you will need therapy for a long time. Usually no prescription is needed. Shampoo daily even if the label says twice a week. Common shampoos for dandruff include Selsun, Head & Shoulders, DHS Zinc, DHS Sal, Nizoral, ketoconazole, T Gel, T Sal. You can also find OTC hydrocortisone solutions. ...Read more

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Is it a bad idea to put mometasone furoate on the face?

Is it a bad idea to put mometasone furoate on the face?

OK short term: Mometasone is intermediate potency steroid; so it should be used sparingly & briefly on the face to prevent problems such as steroid acne. Ask your doc if there may be a better choice for treating the skin condition you are treating. ...Read more

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Is it beneficial to put mometasone furoate on your skin for posion ivy?

Is it beneficial to put mometasone furoate on your skin for posion ivy?

Poison Ivy Treatment: Topical steroids like mometasone are often prescribed to treat poison ivy. Sometimes, patient will also require oral steroids to help these eruptions subside. However, you shouldn't use any prescription medication, oral or topical cream, without first consulting your physician. ...Read more

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Wich one is better for mild asthma? Mometasone furoate or ciclesonide?

Wich one is better for mild asthma? Mometasone furoate or ciclesonide?

Equally effective: Both inhaled steroids should be effective in controlling mild asthma. ...Read more

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Eczema sufferer and I'm wanting a substiture for prescription elocon (mometasone furoate)?

Eczema sufferer and I'm wanting a substiture for prescription elocon (mometasone furoate)?

See Doctor: With chronic eczema nonresponsive to elocon, stronger, more intense therapy may be needed. See your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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