Momexin

Name: Momexin

Why is this medication prescribed?

Mometasone is used to relieve the itching and inflammation of numerous skin conditions.

This medication is sometimes prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

How should this medicine be used?

Mometasone comes as a topical cream, ointment, and lotion. It usually is applied externally once a day. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully, and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand. Use mometasone exactly as directed. Do not use more or less of it or use it more often than prescribed by your doctor.

To use mometasone cream or ointment, apply a thin film to the affected skin areas once daily.

To apply the lotion, place a few drops on the affected areas once daily and massage lightly until it disappears. To be most effective and economical, hold the nozzle of the bottle very close to the affected areas and gently squeeze.

Uses of Momexin

Mometasone is a prescription medication available in several forms to be used to treat a variety of conditions including: 

  • a nasal spray for nasal allergy symptoms such as runny, stuffy, itchy nose and sneezing related to allergies. It is also used to treat nasal polyps
  • an inhaled form used to prevent asthma attacks
  • a cream, lotion, and an ointment used to treat eczema, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, and other inflammatory skin conditions

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Momexin Drug Class

Momexin is part of the drug classes:

  • Corticosteroids, potent group III

  • Corticosteroids, potent, other combinations

Momexin Interactions

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. mometasone and other medicines may affect each other and cause side effects. Mometasone may affect the way other medicines work, and other medicines may affect how mometasone works.

If you are taking other corticosteroid medicines for allergy, either by mouth or injection, your doctor may advise you to stop taking them once you begin using mometasone.

Momexin Food Interactions

Medicines can interact with certain foods. In some cases, this may be harmful and your doctor may advise you to avoid certain foods. In the case of mometasone there are no specific foods that you must exclude from your diet when receiving this medication.

Momexin and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Mometasone falls into category C. In animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication and had some babies born with problems. No well-controlled studies have been done in humans. Therefore, this medication may be used if the potential benefits to the mother outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.

 

Momexin Usage

Mometasone comes in a nasal spray that is sprayed into the nose, usually once or twice daily, depending on whether it is being used for allergies or nasal polyps.

Mometasone inhaler is inhaled into the lungs, usually once or twice daily.

Mometasone cream, lotion, and ointment are applied to the skin, usually once daily. Avoid contact with the eyes.

Mometasone Nasal Spray

  • Use mometasone exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
  • This medicine is for use in the nose only. Do not spray it into your mouth or eyes.
  • Shake the pump before each use.
  • An adult should help a young child use this medicine.
  • For best results, you should keep using mometasone regularly each day without missing a dose. If you do miss a dose of mometasone, take it as soon as you remember. However, do not take more than the daily dose prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not use mometasone more often than prescribed.

Before you use mometasone the first time, read the written instructions that come with it. Ask your doctor or pharmacist to show you how to use it. To use the nasal inhalation, follow these steps:

  1. Gently blow your nose to clear the nostrils.

  2. Close one nostril. Tilt your head forward slightly and keep the bottle upright while inserting the nasal applicator into the other nostril.

  3. For each spray, press down firmly once on the shoulders of the white applicator using your forefinger and middle finger. Support the base of the bottle with your thumb. Breathe gently inward through the nostril.

  4. Breathe out through the mouth.

  5. Repeat in the other nostril.

  6. Replace the plastic cap.

Before using a new pump of mometasone for the first time, prime the pump by spraying ten times or until a fine spray appears. If you do not use the pump for more than 1 week, prime it again by spraying two times or until a fine spray appears.

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