· Brand Name:
Elocon is the brand name of this corticosteroid type of medicine.
· Generic Name:
The generic name or the chief substance that you find in the topical cream is known as Mometasone Furoate.
· Drug Type:
This is a topical cream that belongs to a type of corticosteroid group of medicines. The generic substance is a topical corticosteroid.
The route of administering this medicine is the topical route. This cream form is directly Applied to the skin.
· Dosage Form:
For knowing what is the dose that is needed to cure your dermal problems such as psoriasis or dermatitis visit the doctor.
What is Elocon Cream?
The Elocon Cream is a topical applicable medicine applied on the areas of skin rashes or different forms of allergies. It is helpful to cure the burning sensation or itching caused due to rashes or itching. This is essentially a dermal corticosteroid.
The generic substance that you find in the pills is Mometasone Furoate and this is a prescription substance. To buy the topical cream you just need to get it approved by a doctor first.
Using the Elocon cream for children less than 2 years is not recommendable. Avoid stopping the use of the Elocon cream suddenly as this might result in rashes and itching cropping back.
How should I use Elocon?
To use the Elocon cream one must apply it on their areas that are having a burning or painful sensation. Make sure that you are using only a small pea-sized or any other dose of the medicine as indicated by the doctor.
Apply for the medicine in the right amounts and of course, maintain the time intervals strictly. If you miss timings for applying the dose the this will not effectively work to cure the pain. Before application of the cream, you must wash the area with clean running water.
How does Elocon work?
Elocon cream works on the areas to treat the pain of burning and the itching sensation on the Skin care. It also reduces the swelling and the redness on the affected areas with psoriasis and dermatitis.
How to take (Elocon)Mometasone Furoate
This is not a medicine that you have to take. It is available on the nootropic external applicable cream form. Apply the cream gently on the affected areas and rub gently to massage the area slightly such that the cream is evenly applied to the entire affected area. Do not vehemently rub the affected area.
It is asked to allow the use of the cream only after bathing or better at night time before going to bed. Try and ensure that the cream is there for a period of 5 to 6 hours at least before it is rubbed away or evaporated.
Elocon dosage information
Here is some critical information to patients on what happens when you overdose or miss a dose of the Elocon cream.
· What happens if I miss a dose?
If you miss out on a dose then there is nothing to worry about. Just apply the Elocon cream on the affected area and try to avoid your callous attitude the next time.
· What happens if I overdose?
Side effects such as the ones mentioned above are inherent.
What are the side effects of Elocon Ointment?
Side effects are a general indication of two scenarios. One of them is that you are using an excess dose to what your body can tolerate and the other one is you are generally allergic to the generic substance is Mometasone Furoate
On severe side effects report to the doctor immediately.
Inflammation of skin
Skin color fading and looking pale
Excess hair growth
Wrinkling of skin
Elocon Scalp Lotion Ingredients
So within every 1 mg of the Elocon Cream, you can find 1mg of mometasone furoate. Apart from this, there are some other substances as well and these are hexene glycol, purified water, titanium oxide, aluminum starch, white wax, soft paraffin, hydrogenated soybean lecithin.
Contraindications of Elocon Cream
The best advice that we can give you here is to visit the doctor will all of your ongoing pills ad to allow them to check out the composition of each pill using the back cover or the sachet of the pills. This will allow them to do the various permutations ad combinations to find out possible causes of contraindication abilities and list them out to you.
Generally, thereafter the doctor may ask you to give up on some medicine. If there are lots of contraindicating chances with your existing pills then the doctor will have no other option than to completely disallow the use of the Elocon cream and start looking for other possible alternatives.
If mild chances of contraindicating tendencies are there then the doctor will readjust the dose to help you suit better to the use of the cream while avoiding any major side effects.
Precautions and Warnings of Elocon Cream
For patients using the Elocon cream adhering to some basic precautions is the key for ensuring safety.
Babies less than 2 years old
For infants who are less than 2 years of age, the Elocon cream is total to be avoided. Your doctor will also explicitly state this.
Washing the area before using
Before applying this cream one must wash the area with clean running water to prevent pus formation. Also, drug the area with a clean sterilized towel.
Avoiding going near fires
Doctors recommend that one must not go too near the flames or burning fire to avoid severe burns on the skin. Generally, some of the ingredients are inflammable.
Generally, it is best to keep using the Elocon cream only in the stated amounts by your doctor. Excessive use of the cream will only lead to side effects.
The best storage form is to maintain the temperature preferably in the room temperature zone and ensure that it does not go over 25 degrees Celsius. Ensure a less humid environment as possible and do not let direct sunlight fall in the cream.