Elocon (Mometasone Furoate) is a prescription medication used to treat skin conditions such as allergic reactions, eczema and psoriasis. Elocon belongs to the group of medications called corticosteroids. This medication works by blocking the release of certain natural substances that causes the inflammation. This medication is available in several forms including cream, ointment and lotion.
Canadian Pharmacy King offers the brand Elocon ointment and lotion from Canada by Merck and Turkey by Schering. The generic Mometasone Furoate ointment, lotion and cream come from Canada and is manufactured by a different manufacturer. This medication is available in the strength of 0.1% cream, ointment and lotion.
The common side effects of Elocon may include burining, itching or stinging after you apply the medication.
Inform your doctor if you have any of these unlikely but serious side effects such as:
• Hair bumps;
• Increased thirst or urination;
• Skin thinning or discoloration;
• Stretch marks;
• Unusual or extreme tiredness;
• Vision problems;
• Weight loss
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please call your doctor if you have any further concerns or questions.
You should not use Elocon if you are allergic to Mometasone or if you have any other allergies. Before you start using this medication, talk to your doctor about your medical history and about all the medications you take including OTC and herbal medications. Corticosteroids can make skin infections worse and more difficult to treat. This medication may slow down a child’s growth if used for a long time. This medication should not be used during pregnancy unless it is clearly needed. It is unknown if this medication passes into breast milk.