Elocon Ointmentand/or alternativesChemical Ingredient: Mometasone Furoate
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Elocon Ointment Drug Information
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Elocon Drug Information
Elocon Ointment Overview
Elocon Ointment is used to treat skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, allergies, and rash. Mometasone decreases swelling (inflammation), itching, and redness. Mometasone is a medium-strength corticosteroid. Elocon Ointment is available in several forms including cream, ointment, and lotion (solution). Your doctor will choose the type of product based on the skin condition/area of the body being treated.
How to Use Elocon Ointment
Read the Patient Information Leaflet if available from your pharmacist before you start using Elocon Ointment and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.do not use it on the face, groin, or underarms, or for diaper rash, unless directed to do so by your doctor. Wash and dry your hands before using. Clean and dry the affected area. Apply as directed by your doctor, usually a thin film of medication to the affected area once daily. Gently rub in. Do not cover the treated area with bandages or other dressings unless instructed to do so by your doctor. If used near the diaper area on an infant, do not use tight-fitting diapers or plastic pants. Do not wash or rinse the medication off immediately after applying it. Wash your hands with soap and water after each use unless you are using Elocon Ointment to treat the hands. Avoid getting Elocon Ointment in your eyes, nose, or mouth. If this occurs, rinse thoroughly with water and call your doctor if irritation persists. Use Elocon Ointment regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, use it at the same time each day. Do not apply large amounts of Elocon Ointment, use it more often, or use it for longer than prescribed. Your condition will not improve any faster, and your risk of side effects may increase. Tell your doctor if your condition does not improve after 2 weeks of treatment or if it worsens.
Elocon Ointment Precautions
Before using mometasone, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. Elocon Ointment may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details. Before using Elocon Ointment, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history,poor blood circulation, diabetes, immune system problems. Corticosteroids can make skin infections worse and more difficult to treat. Tell your doctor if you have a skin infection so it can be treated. Tell your doctor promptly if your condition does not improve or if you have worsening skin symptoms. Rarely, using corticosteroid medications for a long time or over large areas of skin can make it more difficult for your body to respond to physical stress. Therefore, before having surgery or emergency treatment, or if you get a serious illness/injury, tell your doctor or dentist that you are using Elocon Ointment or have used Elocon Ointment within the past few months. Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products). Though it is unlikely, Elocon Ointment may temporarily slow down a child's growth if used for a long time. See the doctor regularly so your child's height can be checked. During pregnancy, Elocon Ointment should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. It is unknown if Elocon Ointment passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
Elocon Ointment Misdose
If you miss a dose of Elocon Ointment, use it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose. Use your next dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to catch up.
Elocon Ointment Interactions
Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.
Elocon Ointment Side Effects
What are Elocon Ointment side effects?
Side effects are physical, mental or emotional symptoms which occur in addition to or outside of the desired effect of a therapeutic treatment such as an over-the-counter or prescribed drug or medication. Side effects from Elocon Ointment may occur at the beginning or at the end of treatment and may also depend on the length of time an individual remains on the treatment. Side effects, also known as adverse effects, are generally more likely to occur when starting treatment. Individuals may also experience side effects from Elocon Ointment as a result of an interaction with other medications.
Side Effects of Elocon Ointment
The side effects of Elocon Ointment may vary in number and intensity for many different reasons. Factors such as age, weight, gender and ethnicity may influence the side effects of Elocon Ointment. Also, an individual’s state of general physical health and seriousness of the disease or illness as well as an increase or decrease in dosage may lead to side effects. Further, side effects from Elocon Ointment may also occur as a result of an interaction with certain herbal supplements, foods or drinks.
Prescription drug side effects can be serious and may cause patients to stop the treatment. However, when side effects from the use of a prescription drug, such as Elocon Ointment, do occur a patient should consult their physician. A physician may prescribe an additional treatment in order to control the symptoms or an adjustment in the dosage may be made. In addition, changes to diet, exercise or other lifestyle activities may help to lessen the side effects of Elocon Ointment.
By understanding side effects and the factors which may influence the occurrence of side effects patients are empowered to take an active role in their care. Patients who have specific questions about the side effects of Elocon Ointment, or any other medication, should contact their physician. General information about Elocon Ointment and the side effects associated with Elocon Ointment are described in the following:
Common Elocon Ointment Side Effects
- stinging of skin
Less Frequent Elocon Ointment Side Effects
- skin and skin structure infection
- skin atrophy
- pruritus of skin
- skin rash
- headache disorder
- treatment site sequelae
Rare or Very Rare Elocon Ointment Side Effects
- skin striae
- skin ulcer
- skin hypopigmentation
- central serous chorioretinopathy
- hypothalamic-pituitary insufficiency
- adrenal cortical insufficiency
- ocular hypertension
- bullous dermatitis
- acneiform eruption
- dry skin
- blistering skin
- skin irritation
- perioral dermatitis
- contact dermatitis
Elocon Ointment Storage
Different brands of Elocon Ointment have different storage needs. Check the product package for instructions on how to store your brand, or ask your pharmacist. Keep all medications away from children and pets. Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard Elocon Ointment when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.
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