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Elocon Cream contains the active ingredient mometasone furoate 0.1%, a topical corticosteroid. Mometasone is often used to reduce the inflammation of the skin.

Skin inflammation occurs because of irritation or allergic reaction that causes the release of various substances in the skin, resulting in the widening of the blood vessels that cause irritation, swelling, reddening, and itch of the skin.

  • Soothes itching
  • Treats inflammation
  • Topical corticosteroid
  • Genuine medication
  • Sourced in the UK
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What is Elocon Cream?

Elocon Cream is used for the treatment of inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of psoriasis and atopic dermatitis. Mometasone Furoate 0.1% is the active ingredient in Elocon Cream. Mometasone is a medium-strength corticosteroid that decreases itching, swelling, and redness of the skin.

For more information on the prescription medication patients should refer to the Elocon Cream patient information leaflet.

How does Elocon Cream work?

Elocon Cream contains the active ingredient mometasone furoate 0.1%, a topical corticosteroid. Mometasone is often used to reduce the inflammation of the skin.

Skin inflammation occurs because of irritation or allergic reaction that causes the release of various substances in the skin, resulting in the widening of the blood vessels that cause irritation, swelling, reddening, and itch of the skin.

Mometasone acts within the skin cells to stop the release of the inflammatory substances, which, in turn, reduce the redness, swelling, and itching to prevent scratching that further irritates the skin.

What are the benefits of using Elocon Cream?

The main benefit of using Elocon Cream is the reduction of the redness, swelling, itching of the skin, which prevents scratching that further irritates the skin. Elocon Gel effective restores the normalcy in the skin.

How do I use Elocon Cream?

Read first the patient information leaflet that comes with the medication package before you start using Elocon Cream.

Apply only a thin film of the Cream to the affected areas of the skin once daily.

Treatment with this medication should be discontinued when the skin condition has been controlled. If no improvement is seen within two weeks of use of this medication, a reassessment of diagnosis may be needed.

Do not use Elocon Cream with tight dressings unless ordered to do so by your doctor. Do not use this Cream in the diaper area or when using plastic pants because diapers and plastic pants constitute occlusive dressings.

Elocon Cream is for topical use only. It is not for oral, ophthalmic. Or intravaginal administration.

Wash your hands thoroughly before and after using the Cream. Clean and dry first the affected areas of the skin before you apply Elocon Cream. Do not wash or rinse the Cream off after applying it.

Elocon Cream dose

Elocon Cream is to be applied thinly on the affected areas of the skin once daily.

Side effects & precautions

All medicines produce some unwanted side effects. Not every individual who uses Elocon Cream experience the possible side effects.

The use of Elocon Cream may result in itching, burning, or itching. These side effects do not last long. They disappear as the skin gets used to the medication. If the side effects persist or worsen, inform your doctor immediately.

Some individuals who used Elocon Cream experienced thinning or discolouration of the skin, hair bumps, acne, or stretch march. Report to your doctor if you experience any of these.

Children who use Elocon Cream may experience too much corticosteroid in their system because the medication is absorbed into the bloodstream. Too much corticosteroid will lead to weight loss, headache, unusual tiredness, swelling of the ankles or feet, or increased thirst or urination. Report to your doctor if any of these will occur.

A very serious allergic reaction to Elocon Cream is very rare. However, seek emergency medical help right away if you experience the symptoms of a serious allergic reaction such as trouble breathing, severe dizziness, and itching or swelling of the face, tongue, or throat.

Report to your doctor any other side effects that could be associated with your use of Elocon Cream.

Before you start using Elocon Cream, tell your doctor if you are allergic to mometasone, or if you have other forms of allergies. Elocon Cream may have some inactive ingredients that could trigger an allergic reaction or other problems.

Share with your doctor your medical history before you start using this Cream.

Mometasone and other corticosteroids can make skin infections worse and difficult to treat. Report to your doctor if you have any skin infection so he could treat it properly.

Inform your doctor if your condition does not improve or worsen after using
Elocon Cream for more than two weeks.

During pregnancy, the use of mometasone furoate 0.1% should be performed only upon the order of a physician. Avoid using Elocon Cream on large areas of the skin or over a prolonged period of time. There is inadequate evidence of its safety in human pregnancy.

It is not known whether the use of corticosteroids in the skin could be absorbed in into the bloodstream or pass into the breast milk.. Elocon Cream should be administered only to a nursing mother only after careful consideration of the benefit/risk relationship.

Drug interactions may alter how your medicines work or may increase your risk for serious side effects. It is important that you share with your doctor a list of all medications you are currently taking before you start using Elocon Cream. This will give your doctor the opportunity to check for drug interactions in the drug combinations. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without the knowledge and approval of your doctor.

How do I buy Elocon Cream online?

You can safely buy Elocon Cream online at UK Meds. You will need to have first an online consultation before your order of Elocon Cream will be supplied. The online consultation will ensure that Elocon Cream is the right medication for your condition.

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