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Mometasone Furoate Cream Side Effects

Some of the potential side effects of mometasone furoate cream may include skin irritation, such as burning, itching, and stinging. In most cases, reactions to this medicated skin cream tend to be minor and easily treated. However, there are also some problems that are potentially serious and should be reported to a healthcare provider right away, including difficulty breathing, severe fluid retention, or infections.

An Introduction to Side Effects of Mometasone Furoate Cream

Just like any medicine, mometasone furoate cream (Elocon®) can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the medication will have problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider.
(This article covers many, but not all, of the possible side effects with mometasone furoate cream. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list with you.)

Mometasone Furoate Cream Side Effects to Report

Some side effects of mometasone furoate cream are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
  • High blood pressure (hypertension)
  • High blood sugar (hyperglycemia) or diabetes
  • Infections
  • Ruptured tendons
  • Psychotic reactions, such as hallucinations or extreme aggression
  • Glaucoma
  • Severe fluid retention
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Unexplained swelling
    • Difficulty breathing or swallowing.

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