What is Mometasone topical?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Elocon Elocom topical Elomet

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Topical mometasone is a corticosteroid used to relieve inflammation of skin reactions, allergies, eczema, psoriasis and dermatitis.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Eczema 5 2
Psoriasis 5 2
Autoimmune Urticaria 2 1
Discoid Eczema 1 1
Dyshidrotic Eczema (pompholyx) 1 0
Fungal infection 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Mometasone topical

Side effect Patients
Burning Pain 1
Rash or skin problems 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Mometasone topical

Dosage Patients
0.1 g daily 2
0.1 % daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Mometasone topical

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 3
Course of treatment ended 2
Side effects too severe 1
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Duration

Currently taking Mometasone topical

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking Mometasone topical

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

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Mometasone topical after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Betamethasone topical (Betnovate) 1

Patients stopped taking Mometasone topical and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Betamethasone topical (Betnovate) 1
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2 patient evaluations for Mometasone topical

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andysmee
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andysmee
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 40
Condition: Discoid Eczema 1 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: None
I am: vb
I have:
Discoid Eczema

See andysmee's full Mometasone topical history

Oct 30, 2013 (Started Oct 16, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Discoid Eczema)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed

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jmv78
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jmv78
Data Quality: 0 stars
Age: 37y
Gender: M
Condition: Psoriasis
I am: g
BSA% ?
DLQI score:
I have:
Psoriasis

See jmv78's full Mometasone topical history

Jun 22, 2011 (Started Jul 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Seborrheic Dermatitis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Psoriasis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Elocon liniment is a mometasone-based corticosteroid. I use it as needed when the psoriasis starts itching. After applicating Elocon every morning for 4-5 days, and Daivonex every evening in the same period, I'm usually symptom free for a couple of weeks. In addition to Elocon liniment, I use Daivonex and Methotrexate. The Methotrexate seems to slow down the psoriasis enough so that the Elocon and Daivonex has a chance to drive it back for a while. I also use Elocon in my outer ears to stop my seborrheic dermatitis. 3 or 4 evenings with applications seems to be enough to stop the seborrhea for a month or so. I don't think the Methotrexate I am taking is having any effect on the seborrhea.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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