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How should I use mometasone furoate?

Apply mometasone furoate once a day unless your doctor tells you otherwise. This medication comes in a cream, ointment or lotion. To use the cream or ointment, apply a thin layer to the affected patch of skin. Massage the skin until all of the cream or ointment disappears. If using the lotion, apply a few drops to the affected skin and massage until it disappears. Read the label instructions before using mometasone furoate and ask your pharmacist to explain anything you don't understand.

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