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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


mometasone furoate  listen  (moh-MEH-tuh-sone FYOOR-oh-ayt)

  A drug that is used in a cream to treat certain skin conditions and in a nasal spray to treat sinus problems caused by allergies. It is being studied as a way to treat inflammation of the skin caused by radiation therapy. Mometasone furoate is a type of corticosteroid. Also called Elocon, mometasone, and Nasonex.