mometasone

noun

mo·​met·​a·​sone
mō-ˈmet-ə-ˌsōn
variants or mometasone furoate
: a synthetic corticosteroid C27H30Cl2O6 that is used as a topical cream or ointment to treat inflammatory and pruritic dermatoses, as a nasal spray to relieve symptoms of allergic rhinitis, or as an inhalational aerosol or powder to treat asthma

Note: Trademarks for preparations containing mometasone include Asmanex, Dulera, Elocon, and Nasonex.

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“Mometasone.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mometasone. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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