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Can I use mometasone furoate if I'm pregnant?

Talk to your doctor if you use mometasone furoate cream, ointment or lotion and you become pregnant. There are no studies of pregnant women who used mometasone furoate preparations applied to the skin. Animal research on the safety of this medication in pregnancy is inconclusive. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, a risk cannot be ruled out. However, your doctor may decide that the benefits of mometasone furoate outweigh the potential risks.

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