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 46 12
Asthma 12 6
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) 11 3
Allergies 2 1
Bronchiectasis 2 0
Bronchospasm 2 2

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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 2
Mild 4
None 23

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Mometasone

Side effect Patients
Adrenal Fatigue 1
Chest pain 1
Cold sores (fever blisters) 1
Headaches 1
Skin thinning 1
Thrush 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Mometasone

Dosage Patients
110 mcg daily 3
220 mcg daily 3
100 mcg twice daily 1
100 mcg four times daily 1
440 mcg twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Mometasone

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 10
Did not seem to work 8
Other 8
Course of treatment ended 5
Expense 4
Side effects too severe 4
Change in health plan coverage 2
See all 35 patients who’ve stopped taking Mometasone

Duration

Currently taking Mometasone

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 4
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Mometasone

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 3
1 - 6 months 13
6 months - 1 year 5
1 - 2 years 5
2 - 5 years 7
5 - 10 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 15
Usually 10
Sometimes 5
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 10
Not at all hard to take 18
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 6
< $25 7
Not specified 16

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Mometasone after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Fluticasone (Flonase Nasal Spray) 1
Prednisone (Deltasone) 1

Patients stopped taking Mometasone and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Beclomethasone (Qvar) 1
Formoterol-mometasone (Dulera) 1
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3 patient evaluations for Mometasone

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Tonialpha
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Tonialpha
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 63y
  • Duration: 49 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
Surgery type: Left Temporal Lobectomy, Selective Amygdalohippocampectomy, Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
100 seizures
137 weeks ago
I am: g
I have:
Epilepsy

See Tonialpha's full Mometasone history

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

  • 0 helpful marks
janedoe89
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Data Quality: 1 star
27 years
Female
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ATEC
  • Speech: 0
  • Sociability: 10
  • Sensory/Cognitive Awareness: 2
  • Health/Physical Behavior: 15
  • ATEC score: 27
I have:
Autism

See janedoe89's full Mometasone history

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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dynamicdave81
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dynamicdave81
Gender: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Unreported
Fatigue: Unreported
Sleep: Unreported
Stiffness: Unreported
Function: Unreported
External_stress: Unreported
Stickman: unreported
Description:M34y
FM:13y Dx
I have:
Fibromyalgia

See dynamicdave81's full Mometasone history

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

  • 0 helpful marks
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