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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

Dr. James Dukelow
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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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Whether hydroquinone + tretinoin + mometasone furoate can be applied all over the face daily during night. is there any side effects?

Whether hydroquinone + tretinoin + mometasone furoate  can be applied all over the face daily during night. is there any side effects?

Yes: This should not be used indefinitely no more than 2-3 months then stop for a month or so. THe hydroquione can cause discoloration of the skin the steroids will thin the skin and also cause pigment changes. Its best to discuss with the doctor who gave you the medication ...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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May i know the side effect of hydroquinone+tretinoin+mometasone furoate..... Why this compostion shows its result for short term only?

May i know the side effect of hydroquinone+tretinoin+mometasone furoate.....
Why this compostion shows its result for short term only?

Sunscreen to lower: Risk of skin cancer due to the theoretical increased risk of vulnerability to the effects of uv radiation. Therefore short term use is recommended in combination with aggressive avoidance of sun exposure. ...Read more

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Hydroquinone +tretinoin +mometasone furoate can be used daily? I am a Indian boy of age 17. Can it works on me? How to use IT? are their side effect

Do not self-treat: This is a very dangerous combination. Sadly, hydroquinone is popular in India by misguided people trying to lighten their natural skin color. You can end up disfiguring yourself. Tretinoin is helpful for acne, but the glucocorticoid mometasone can in the long run make your face severely inflamed, and atrophy your skin. To look good, accept who you are and hit the gym. Don't self-treat your skin. ...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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