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Mometasone Furoate Lotion Side Effects

A few of the reported side effects of mometasone furoate lotion include various types of skin reactions, such as burning, stinging, or tingling. While many reactions to this drug tend to be minor, there are some potentially serious problems that should be reported immediately to a healthcare provider. Contact your healthcare provider if you experience side effects such as fluid retention, ruptured tendons, or hallucinations.

An Introduction to Side Effects of Mometasone Furoate Lotion

Just like any medicine, mometasone furoate lotion (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 lotion. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list with you.)

Mometasone Furoate Lotion Side Effects to Report

Some side effects of mometasone furoate lotion 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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