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 54 19
Asthma 12 6
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 11 3
Bronchiectasis 2 0
Bronchospasm 2 2
Dyshidrotic eczema 2 0

Show all 28 reasons taken


  • 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 2
None 32

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

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Mometasone

Dosage Patients
220 mcg daily 5
200 mcg twice daily 2
220 mcg twice daily 2
0.37 mg twice daily 1
1 other twice daily 1
110 mcg daily 1
100 mcg four times daily 1
440 mcg twice daily 1
880 mcg twice daily 1
26,400 mcg twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Mometasone

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 11
Did not seem to work 8
Other 7
Course of treatment ended 5
Expense 4
Side effects too severe 4
Change in health plan coverage 3
See all 36 patients who've stopped taking Mometasone

Duration

Currently taking Mometasone

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
6 months - 1 year 2
1 - 2 years 4
2 - 5 years 4
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 6
2 - 5 years 7
5 - 10 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 21
Usually 11
Sometimes 5
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 12
Not at all hard to take 24
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 2
$25-49 6
< $25 8
Not specified 21

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Mometasone after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Albuterol (Albuterol Inhaler) 1
Fluticasone (Flovent HFA) 1
Fluticasone nasal spray (Flonase Nasal Spray) 1
Prednisone (Deltasone) 1

Patients stopped taking Mometasone and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Beclomethasone inhaler (Qvar) 1
Fluticasone (Flovent HFA) 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

  • 0 helpful marks

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

  • 0 helpful marks

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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