What is Mometasone?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Mometasone is a corticosteroid that is available as inhalant, intranasal and topical preparations. It is used to relieve inflammation of skin reactions; treatment of seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis; maintenance and preventative treatment of asthma.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Asthma 59 20
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 10 3
Bronchiectasis 2 0
Bronchospasm 2 2
Dyshidrotic eczema 2 0

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  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
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Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 1
Moderate 3
Mild 3
None 31

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Mometasone

Side effect Patients Percentage
Adrenal fatigue 1
Chest pain 1
Cold sores (fever blisters) 1
Dry mouth 1
Headaches 1
Skin thinning 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Mometasone

Dosage Patients Percentage
220 mcg twice daily 3
0.37 mg daily 2
110 mcg daily 2
220 mcg daily 2
440 mcg twice daily 1
880 mcg twice daily 1
100other as needed 1
220mcg/puff as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Mometasone

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Doctor's advice 12
Did not seem to work 9
Other 6
Course of treatment ended 5
Expense 5
Change in health plan coverage 4
Side effects too severe 4
See all 38 patients who've stopped taking Mometasone

Duration

Currently taking Mometasone

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 4
5 - 10 years 5
10 years or more 3

Stopped taking Mometasone

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 3
1 - 6 months 12
6 months - 1 year 7
1 - 2 years 6
2 - 5 years 9
5 - 10 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 21
Usually 12
Sometimes 5
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 13
Not at all hard to take 24
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 2
$25-49 7
< $25 8
Not specified 21

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Mometasone after stopping:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Fluticasone (Flovent HFA) 3
Albuterol (Albuterol Inhaler) 1
Beclomethasone inhaler (Qvar) 1
Fluticasone nasal spray (Flonase Nasal Spray) 1
Formoterol-mometasone (Dulera) 1

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Patients stopped taking Mometasone and switched to:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Fluticasone (Flovent HFA) 2
Beclomethasone inhaler (Qvar) 1
Fluticasone furoate-Vilanterol (Breo Ellipta) 1
Formoterol-mometasone (Dulera) 1
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3 patient evaluations for Mometasone

Nov 3, 2012 (Started Aug 02, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for asthma)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 440 mcg Daily
Advice & Tips: timer

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Sep 1, 2012 (Started Mar 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for asthma)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 220 mcg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Feb 8, 2010 (Started Jul 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for skin irritation)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for skin rash)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for allergic contact dermatitis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

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