Elocon (Topical)


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will it cure my psorisis


I have a big red itchy rash on my leg for  about 2 yrs will the cream help
by Denise Clegg in England, 03/07/2008

Elocon (Topical) Drug and Prescription Information

Elocon (Topical)

Elocon (Topical) Medication Classification

MOMETASONE FUROATE (On the skin)

Elocon (Topical) Brandname

Elocon

Elocon (Topical) is used for the Treatment

Mometasone Furoate (mo-MET-a-sone FYOOR-oh-ate) Treats rashes, skin irritation, and other types of skin problems. Belongs to a group of drugs called corticosteroids.

When To Not Use Elocon (Topical)

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to cortisone drugs such as hydrocortisone, triamcinolone, betamethasone, or fluocinonide.

How Should You Use Elocon (Topical)

Cream, Ointment, Lotion

  • Use this medicine on the skin only. Keep the medicine away from your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Your doctor will tell you how much to use and how often.
  • Apply a thin layer of mometasone to cover the affected area. Rub it in gently.
  • You may feel a mild stinging as you rub in the medicine.
  • Keep using the medicine for as long as your doctor told you to.
  • Do not put the medicine on your face, unless your doctor told you to. Do not cover or bandage the area where you used the medicine unless your doctor told you to.
  • You should not use the medicine more often or for longer periods than your doctor ordered.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • Use the medicine as soon as possible unless it is almost time for your next dose.
  • If it is almost time for your next regular dose, wait until then to apply the medicine and skip the missed dose.
  • Do not put on two doses at the same time.

Proper Elocon (Topical) Storage

Store Elocon (Topical) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Elocon (Topical) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Elocon (Topical)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Talk to your doctor before you use any other skin medicine on the same area as you are applying mometasone.

Elocon (Topical) Warnings

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before using this medicine.
  • Check with your doctor before using mometasone if you have glaucoma, tuberculosis, diabetes, or a virus infection such as herpes or chickenpox.

Elocon (Topical) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Severe skin irritation, redness, swelling, drainage, or pus that was not there before you started using the medicine.
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Mild itching or burning where you used the medicine
  • Acne-like skin changes

Elocon (Topical) Ratings

Overall Rating:

4.5****~

 

(based on 1 review)

Effectiveness:

****

Ease of Use:

*****

Overall Satisfaction:

*****

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Reviews

Elocon (Topical)
4.5

Effectiveness: ****

Ease of Use: *****

Overall Satisfaction: *****

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Finja, Finja - 01/13/2014

Dickinson was firmly comittmed to contend for the liberty delivered down to him by his ancestors.Apparently, we no longer have ancestors to honor, either future or past, and our candidates vie for the title of who can trade more liberty for central planning. And cheap chalupas.