Wednesday, March 22, 2017


0.1 % cream 
Composition : 
Each gram of cream contains . 
Mometasone furoate anhydrous 
Properties : 
1 mg 
Mometasone furoate is a topical synthetic corticosteroid with moderately potent - 
antiinflammatory, antipruritic and vasoconstrictive activity. 
Pharmacokinetics : 
Human studies indicates that about 0.4 - 0.7 % of the applied dose enters the 
circulation after 8 hours of contact on normal skin without occlusion dressinas . 
Indications : 
Relief of inflammatory, pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid - responsive 
dermatoses . 
Contra-indications : 
Patients with a history of hypersensitivity to corticosteroids or any of ingredients. 
Precautions : 
- Avoid risk factors that enhance its penetration and systemic absorption such as : 
use for over large surface areas, disrupted epidermal barrier or use for areas undew 
occlusive dressings. 
- If concomitant or developed skin infections, appropriate antibacterial or antifungal 
agent is used . 
- It should not be used on face, eyes, diaper areas, underarms, or groin areas 
unless directed by physician . 
- Discontinue therapy when control is achieved . 
- Pediatric patients under 2 years old due to lack ofwell- controlled studies . 
- Safety and efficacy of drug use for longer than 3 weeks have not been established 
- Pregnancy and lactation : 
Used only if clearly needed due to lack of adequate and well-controlled studies in 
pregnant and lactating women . 
Drug- drug interactions : 
Not yet known . 
Side effects : 
It is well-tolerated . 
The following effects are rarely reported : 
Skin atrophy ( such as shiny, telangiectasia, loss of elasticity, loss of normal skin 
markings, thin and bruising ) , tingling , stinging V furunculosis, burning, pruritus 
rosacea, skin irritation, dryness, folliculitis, skin eruption, hypo pigmentation, 
perioral dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis and secondary infections . 
Dosage and administration : 
- For dermatological use only as directed by physician . 
- For patients 2 years of age or older. 
- Treated area should not be bandaged or otherwise covered or wrapped so as to 
be occlusive unless directed by physician . 
_-Apply a thin film to the affected skin areas once daily with gentle massage . 
-Avoid over dose fora long period . 
Storage : 
Keep at temperature not exceeding 30 oc. 
Keep out of reach of children . 
Pack : 
Tube of 20 gram cream packed in a carton box with pamphlet. 
Produced by 
SEDICO Pharmaceutical Co. 
6 October City - Egypt 
P.o Box 43, Postal code No.: 12566