Información de la droga para MOMETASONE FUROATE CREAM USP, 0.1% (Taro Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.): DESCRIPTION

  • Mometasone Furoate Cream USP, 0.1%, contains mometasone furoate, USP for dermatologic use. Mometasone furoate is a synthetic corticosteroid with anti-inflammatory activity.

    Chemically, mometasone furoate is 9α,21-dichloro-11β,17-dihydroxy-16α-methylpregna-1,4-diene-3,20-dione 17-(2-furoate), with the empirical formula C27H30Cl2O6, a molecular weight of 521.4 and the following structural formula:

    Mometasone furoate is a white to off-white powder practically insoluble in water, slightly soluble in octanol, and moderately soluble in ethyl alcohol.

    Each gram of Mometasone Furoate Cream USP, 0.1%, contains: 1 mg mometasone furoate, USP in a cream base of aluminum starch octenylsuccinate, ceteareth-20, phosphoric acid, propylene glycol, propylene glycol stearate, purified water, stearyl alcohol, titanium dioxide, white petrolatum and white wax.

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