Elocon Cream 30gm

Skin Infections Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

ELOCON 0.001 CREAM contains Mometasone which belongs to the group of medicines called Topical Corticosteroids. ELOCON 0.001 CREAM is used in the treatment of inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses such as psoriasis and atopic dermatitis. It is also used to treat scalp psoriasis and seborrheic dermatitis.

Psoriasis is a type of skin disease that causes skin rash with itchy, scaly patches which most commonly occurs on the knees, elbows, trunk and scalp. Atopic dermatitis is a skin condition which makes your skin red and itchy. Scalp psoriasis is a common skin disorder that makes skin raised, reddish, often scaly on the scalp which can either occur as a single patch or several patches on the scalp. Seborrheic dermatitis is a common skin condition that affects your scalp which is characterized by red, and scaly patches of skin and dandruff.

Avoid applying ELOCON 0.001 CREAM, if you have rosacea (a skin condition affecting the face), acne (pimples), skin atrophy (thinning of the skin), dermatitis (skin inflammation) around the mouth, genital itching, viral infections such as shingles, chickenpox (viral infection), ulcerated skin, and wounds.

Before applying ELOCON 0.001 CREAM, inform your doctor if you have kidney or liver disease. ELOCON 0.001 CREAM should be used in pregnant women only if it is clearly necessary. It is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before applying ELOCON 0.001 CREAM.

The medicine is not recommended for use in children below 2 years of age. Consult your doctor before applying ELOCON 0.001 CREAM.

The most common side effects of using ELOCON 0.001 CREAM are mild to moderate pruritus (itchy skin), burning and stinging sensation of skin, folliculitis (a type of skin infection marked by inflamed hair follicles), dryness of skin, mild skin atrophy (thin-shiny appearing skin). Consult your doctor if any of these symptoms gets worse.

USES OF ELOCON 0.001 CREAM

Used to treat:

  • inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses, such as psoriasis and atopic dermatitis
  • scalp psoriasis
  • seborrhoeic dermatitis

HOW ELOCON 0.001 CREAM WORKS

ELOCON 0.001 CREAM works by reducing the inflammation of skin by blocking the production of a chemical messenger which is responsible for causing red, swollen and itchy skin that occurs due to an allergic reaction or irritation in the skin thereby providing relief from the symptoms of psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, scalp psoriasis and seborrhoeic dermatitis.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always apply ELOCON 0.001 CREAM as directed by your physician. It is for external use only. On the affected area, apply a thin layer of this medicine and gently rub into the affected area of skin. Treated areas on the face need not be covered with a plaster or bandage. Avoid applying the medicine around your eyes, including eyelids.

SIDE EFFECTS OF ELOCON 0.001 CREAM

COMMON

  • itchy skin
  • burning and stinging sensation of skin
  • folliculitis (a type of skin infection marked by inflamed hair follicles)
  • dry skin
  • acneiform eruptions (group of disorders characterized by papules and pustules resembling acne vulgaris)
  • mild skin atrophy (thin-shiny appearing skin)
  • telangiectasia (a condition of dilated small blood vessels on skin)

UNCOMMON

  • skin rash
  • swelling due to accumulation of fluid in hands, arms, feet, ankles and legs
  • fissures (cracks in skin)

RARE

Stop applying ELOCON 0.001 CREAM and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • raised bumps filled with pus under your skin
  • blurred vision or other visual disturbances
  • skin becomes irritated or sensitive
  • developed an infection on your skin

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Dry Skin:

Try moisturizing your skin with an ointment, cream, or lotion 2 or 3 times a day, or as often as needed. Moisturizers help to keep the area moisture, so they work best on damp skin. After you bathe, pat your skin dry then apply your moisturizer. Try to avoid using skin care products and soaps that contain alcohol, fragrances, dyes, or other chemicals.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

ELOCON 0.001 CREAM should be used in pregnant women only if it is clearly necessary. Consult your doctor before applying ELOCON 0.001 CREAM.

BREASTFEEDING

ELOCON 0.001 CREAM is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before applying ELOCON 0.001 CREAM.

ALLERGY

Do not use ELOCON 0.001 CREAM if you are allergic to Mometasone, or to any other ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

ELOCON 0.001 CREAM is not recommended for use if you have:

  • rosacea (a skin condition affecting the face)
  • acne  
  • skin atrophy (thinning of the skin)
  • dermatitis (skin inflammation)  around the mouth
  • genital itching
  • nappy rash
  • cold sores
  • shingles (viral infection)
  • chickenpox (viral infection)
  • warts (type of skin infection caused by human papillomavirus)
  • ulcerated skin
  • wounds
  • other skin infections such as impetigo, folliculitis, and furuncles and carbuncles

Use in pediatrics:

ELOCON 0.001 CREAM is not recommended for use in children below 2 years of age. Consult your doctor before applying ELOCON 0.001 CREAM.

Use in geriatrics:

ELOCON 0.001 CREAM should be used with caution in elderly patients. Consult your doctor before applying ELOCON 0.001 CREAM.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

Before applying ELOCON 0.001 CREAM, inform your doctor, if you are applying or taking any of the prescription, non-prescription medicines and herbal supplements.

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally uses too much of ELOCON 0.001 CREAM, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Mometasone
Pharmacological Category :   Corticosteroids
Therapeutic Indication :   Hay fever, Perennial rhinitis, Nasal polyps
Dosage Forms :   Nasal Spray, Cream, Lotion, Ointment, Spray

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep ELOCON 0.001 CREAM out of reach in children
  • Store ELOCON 0.001 CREAM at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT ELOCON 0.001 CREAM

What ELOCON 0.001 CREAM is used for?

ELOCON 0.001 CREAM is used in the treatment of inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses such as psoriasis and atopic dermatitis. It is also used to treat scalp psoriasis and seborrheic dermatitis.

What happens if you suddenly stop using ELOCON 0.001 CREAM?

If you have been applying ELOCON 0.001 CREAM for a long time and your skin problem seems to have got better, you should not suddenly stop using the medicine. If you do, you may find that your skin becomes red and may notice a stinging or burning sensation. To avoid this, consult and discuss with your doctor before stopping ELOCON 0.001 CREAM.

Who should avoid applying ELOCON 0.001 CREAM?

ELOCON 0.001 CREAM is not recommended for use in patients allergic to Mometasone, and/or have conditions such as rosacea, acne, skin atrophy, dermatitis around the mouth, cold sores, shingles or chickenpox (viral infection), ulcerated skin, and wounds.

What are the common side effects of ELOCON 0.001 CREAM?

The most common side effects of using ELOCON 0.001 CREAM are mild to moderate pruritus (itchy skin), burning and stinging sensation of skin, folliculitis, dryness of skin, mild skin atrophy (thin-shiny appearing skin) and temporary burning sensation on the site of application. Consult your doctor if any of these symptoms gets worse.

How ELOCON 0.001 CREAM should be applied on the site of infection?

It is for external use only. On the affected area, apply a thin layer of this medicine. Treated areas on the face need not be covered with a plaster or bandage. Do not apply ELOCON 0.001 CREAM on your face beyond 5 days. Avoid applying the medicines around your eyes, including eyelids.

REFERENCES

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3. Fabrizio Spada, Tanya M Barnes, and Kerryn A Greive. Comparative safety and efficacy of topical mometasone furoate with other topical corticosteroids. NIH National Library of Medicine, National center for biotechnology information. PMC PubMed Central. February 2018 [Accessed on 24th May 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6099284/

4. Wei Xu, Yan Li, Mei Ju, Wei Lai, Xueyan Lu, Huijuan Shi, 5 Weimin Shi, 6 Heng Gu, and Linfeng Li. A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study of Compound Glycyrrhizin Capsules Combined with a Topical Corticosteroid in Adults with Chronic Eczema. NIH National Library of Medicine, National center for biotechnology information. PMC PubMed Central. March 2020 [Accessed on 24th May 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7149328/

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PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    40 g
    Ingredient
    MOMETASONE FUROATE 0.1 %
    Hsn Code
    30043200
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Elocon Cream 30gm

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