Mometasone is a prescription medication used
to treat asthma, allergies, and skin conditions. Mometasone is in a class of medications called
corticosteroids. It works by decreasing swelling and irritation in the airways to allow for
easier breathing. Mometasone comes in several forms, including an inhaler, a nasal spray,
a cream, a lotion, and an ointment. The nasal spray and inhaler are used once or twice daily.
Mometasone cream, lotion, and ointment are applied to the skin, usually once daily. Common
side effects include headaches, viral infections, sore throat, and nosebleeds. For more information
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