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Doctor insights on: Mometasone Furoate Lotion Dosage

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What is mometasone furoate lotion used for cause hair loss?

What is mometasone furoate lotion used for cause hair loss?

Alopecia Aerata: Har loss caused by condition called alopecia aerate sometimes responds to local corticosteroid injections or cream or lotion like mometasone, but cream and lotions are not so effective as the injections are and may take longer to see results.Whether it will work is difficult to predict. But it will do nothing to male pattern hair loss which is the common hair loss in men. ...Read more

Dr. Ravi Chand
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Mometasone (Definition)

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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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Doctor told me to use elocom mometasone furoate lotion for 1 week cuz i have dandruff issues does this cause hair loss or any dangerous side effect?

Doctor told me to use elocom mometasone furoate lotion for 1 week cuz i have dandruff issues does this cause hair loss or any dangerous side effect?

Not really: The time is short that you are using the medicine. It will not cause any significant problem in this time period especially dangerous one. Note that dandrufff is a long term problem. You will more than one week of treatment. Ask your doctor how to treat it once it is under control for the long term. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of mometasone furoate?

What are the side effects of mometasone furoate?

Potent skin steroid: That is a very potent topical steroid used for various dermatologic disorders. It should not be used on face, for extended use will cause skin atrophy. This should be prescribed by a dermatologist for the appropriate problems. ...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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What can be some side effects of mometasone furoate ointment?

What can be some side effects of mometasone furoate ointment?

2nd strongest: Mometasone is in 2nd strongest class out of 7 levels of topical steroids. Use sparingly and for shortest time possible. Can cause thinning of your skin, sometimes redness and irritation [sensitized skin]. Kids may absorb more so be very careful if used chronically [can effect their whole body]/. ...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

Dr. Bhavin Patel
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Elocon (Definition)

Elocon is a medium strength steroid which is a kind of ...Read more