Elocon (Mometasone Furoate)
What is Elocon (Mometasone Furoate) used for?
Elocon (Mometasone Furoate) is a topical treatment which is applied to the skin to treat the symptoms of various skin conditions, such as psoriasis, eczema, allergies and other conditions. This medication can reduce inflammation, and relieve itchiness and redness. The active ingredient in this medication is a type of corticosteroid. It is available as either as a lotion or a cream.
How should I use Elocon (Mometasone Furoate)?
Elocon (Mometasone Furoate) comes in the form of a lotion or cream. You should follow the instructions provided to you by your physician. He or she may tell you to apply it once per day. Ensure that the skin is clean and dry, and apply a thin layer to the affected area, or a few drops if you are using the lotion. Do not apply more than the amount prescribed by your physician.
What are the side effects of Elocon (Mometasone Furoate)?
Patients may notice some side effects when using Elocon (Mometasone Furoate), such as:
If you notice any side effects when using this treatment, you should immediately consult your physician.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Elocon (Mometasone Furoate). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.