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What are the side effects of mometasone?

Get emergency medical help if you experience any signs of an allergic reaction to mometasone, such as hives, breathing difficulty or swelling of the face, lips, throat or tongue. Call your doctor immediately and stop using this medication if you experience signs of irritation in the area being treated. Stop using mometasone and call your doctor immediately if you experience: blurry vision or see halos surrounding lights, changes in mood, difficulty sleeping (insomnia), a puffy face or weight gain or weak muscles or fatigue. These symptoms may indicate that the medication is being absorbed through the skin. Less serious side effects of using mometasone include: itching, burning, redness, dryness, color change, a mild skin rash at the area being treated, softened or thinned skin, irritation or rash around the mouth, swollen hair follicles, spider veins, a numb or tingling feeling, pimples, blisters or crusty skin or stretch marks. Talk with your doctor about all the side effects you are experiencing. Some side effects of mometasone may not have been reported.  

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