Elocon 10gm Cream
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|Generic Name||Mometasone Furoate|
Elocon 10 gm cream has mometasone furoate, a corticosteroid drug which decreases the effects of the chemicals that cause redness, swelling, or inflammation. Mometasone Furoate is used to heal the inflammation and itching due to a host of skin conditions like allergic reactions, psoriasis, or eczema. The anti-inflammatory action of the drug helps treat inflammatory skin conditions such as dermatitis or eczema. This topical drug is sold under various brand names in the market, such as Asmanex.
Use Elocon 10 gm cream, strictly according to your doctor's direction or according to the instructions on the medication label. A pea-sized amount of the preparation is enough to apply to the whole affected area is generally advised. Do not alter the dosage unless your doctor advises you to do so. Also, do not use this medication after the prescribed period is over. All medications come with a patient leaflet. Refer to the instructions in them for detailed information of that medication. Always store this medicine in a cool and dry place. Before using take a skin allergy test by applying a small amount of cream on an unbroken patch of skin and check for any irritation or allergy of the surface towards the product. After the skin, test wash and dry the affected area to make the infected area free of any dirt. Gently rub in the medicine into the skin until it is evenly distributed. Wash-off the medicine from the hands. Apply it religiously as per doctor’s indications so as the skin lightening process is faster. Proper care of the infected area is necessary. Time to time application of the cream will prove beneficial. Use this medicine as long as the doctor tells you to take. Use the medication exactly as directed. Never use more or less of it or use it more often than prescribed by your doctor.
Do not use Elocon 10 gm cream if you are allergic to Mometasone furoate, or any other ingredients of this medicine, or have any skin infections caused by any bacteria, virus or fungi. Do not apply on any open wound or severely damaged skin. If you have a wound on the skin due to sunburn, windburn, dryness, chapping, or irritation, or on an open wound, Elocon may further worsen your condition. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, ask your doctor that whether this medicine is safe for the unborn baby or a young breast-feeding baby. Also, let your health care specialist about certain medical conditions such as blood pressure or kidney problem, serious liver problem, a heart complaint, bleeding problems, or ulcerative stomach colitis
Certain other drugs can interact with Elocon and increase the risk of serious problems. So, it is necessary to consult your doctor about the drug you may have been using. He is the one who will inform you about whether you need to continue the drug or not. Ask your doctor to get the full list of the drugs required to be avoided while taking the drug as they may interfere it and may cause adverse effects.
Get emergency medical help if you notice signs of an allergic reaction to Elocon 10 gm cream such as difficulty breathing hives, swelling of your lips, tongue, face, or throat. Call your health care specialist if you have blurred vision, severe skin irritation, eye pain, or high blood sugar. The commonly reported side effects associated with the use of mometasone furoate are acne, mild itching, tingling, or burning, or appearance of red or puss-filled bumps.