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What is Generic Elocon?
Medical drug is used for external application; also it has antipruritic, anti-inflammatory actions.
The drug is absorbed only slightly within the body. When it is applied on the skin in about 8-10 hours minor amount of the basic substance Mometasone is detected in the systemic circulation - about 0.3-0.4%.
It is found that this drug provides induction of protein isolation - Lipocortin which inhibits phospholipase.
For example, inflammation and damage of the skin are capable to enhance penetration. As a result, even a single local application on intact skin, without using an occlusive dressing, nearly 0.4% cream may show up in the blood after only 8h.
In what kind of disease treatment Elocon is helpful?
Rx Elocon is prescribed when it is necessary to reduce or eliminate the inflammatory symptoms and itching. Current indications are:
- The chronic form of eczema, psoriasis, seborrheic dermatitis and atopic dermatitis, other diseases with symptoms of hyperkeratosis;
What should I tell my health care provider before I take Generic Elocon?
Your doctor can help you to choose the suitable dosage and also will inform you that some patients may experience undesirable effects associated with the condition of the skin such as burning, itching and so on and to avoid it you should know about the following contraindications:
- Under the age of 2;
- Perioral dermatitis;
- Individual intolerance to the main components of the cream or its derivatives;
- Lactation and pregnancy (large amounts or long course of drug treatment);
- In case of allergic reactions to the vaccination;
- Diaper dermatitis;
- Condition after surgery or recent trauma of the nose;
- Fungal, viral or bacterial diseases of the skin;
How should I take Elocon?
Apply a thin layer of cream on the affected skin no more than once per day. Using by children can only be prescribed by a doctor.
Elocon Dosage information
The dosage should be chosen individually. It is a 0.1% cream.
If to apply it in high doses or large areas of skin may lead to the appearance of systemic adverse reactions.
What may interact with Elocon?
Generic Elocon should not interact with medications but remember that it is incompatible with agents that contain alkali.
What should I watch for while taking Elocon?
In overdose is possible acute form of adrenal insufficiency. Also may develop withdrawal symptoms if you apply cream for a long time.
Since the safety of periods of pregnancy and breastfeeding haven't been fully proved try to avoid it. The main ingredients have the ability to penetrate into breast milk. That is why the cream can be prescribed for minimal period and in small doses.
Children should use it under the supervision of physician because the drug with such ingredients can lead to disruption of development of growth. In pediatrics it is prescribed in the minimum dosage and is not applied on large areas of skin, eliminated long course of treatment.
If you want to avoid some undesirable effects then don’t use it on the face, in the groin and armpit area and under occlusive dressings or underwear that does not get wet as there is a risk of systemic complications.
Controlling by a specialist will enable diagnosing of initial symptoms of systemic drug action of and timely to increase the interval between the application.
If after 14 days from the beginning of the use of drug there is no therapeutic effect then it is necessary to see a doctor to confirm the diagnosis.
Use it carefully so that the cream did not get into the eyes.
What side effects may I notice from Generic Elocon?
Side effects are observed very rarely and in small percentage of patients.
- Dryness or irritation of the skin;
- Allergic contact or perioral dermatitis;
- Signs of skin atrophy.
Also is possible Cushing's syndrome and acute adrenal insufficiency.
Where can I keep Elocon?
Elocon cream is optimally kept at a temperature of 25 degrees, out of reach of children. You can buy Elocon online without prescription.
|Elocon (Mometasone)||0.1% 5g × 1 cream, 0.1% 5g × 2 cream, 0.1% 5g × 3 cream, 0.1% 5g × 4 cream, 0.1% 5g × 5 cream, 0.1% 5g × 6 cream|