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Elocon (Mometasone) Drug Price and Information

Elocon is a topical corticosteroid, prescribed for treatment of inflammatory skin disorders (such as eczema and psoriasis), allergic rhinitis (such as hay fever), and asthma. Nasal spray is used for seasonal allergies like runny nose. It reduces inflammatory reactions and modifies immune reactions in the body. 

Elocon

  Cream
Fulford (India) Ltd
Generic : Mometasone
 74.20
0.1%w/v
5 gm
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    Drug Name : Mometasone

    Mometasone(Asmanex Twisthaler) generic Elocon is a topical corticosteroid, prescribed for treatment of inflammatory skin disorders (such as eczema and psoriasis), allergic rhinitis (such as hay fever), and asthma. Nasal spray is used for seasonal allergies like runny nose. It reduces inflammatory reactions and modifies immune reactions in the body.
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    Trade Names for Mometasone

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    Asmanex Twisthaler, Dulera, Elocon Ointment, Nasonex
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    Medical condition(s) for which Elocon may be prescribed


    Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

    Adult: Topical Corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses as 0.1% cream/ointment/lotion: Apply as directed by your physician.
    Nasal Spray: two sprays (50 mcg of mometasone furoate in each spray) in each nostril once daily (total daily dose of 200 mcg).

    Side effects of Elocon

    Cream: Most Common: Burning, flushing, itching, redness, second infection, skin thinning and discoloration, swelling, tingling/stinging, wasting of the skin.

    Severe allergic reactions: Rash, hives, itching, swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue.

    Nasal Spray: Headache, Viral infection, inflammation of pharynx, cough, upper respiratory tract infection, painful menstruation, vomiting, sinusitis.

    How to use Elocon?

    Apply a small amount of Cream to the affected area once a day.

    When Should Elocon not be taken? (Contraindications)

    Hypersensitivity.

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    Warnings and Precautions for Elocon

    Discontinue if irritation or sensitization occurs.

    Systemic absorption increases when area of application is extensive or an occlusive dressing is used.

    Caution needed during pregnancy and breastfeeding, in patients with history of diabetes, hepatic and renal diseases, myasthenia gravis, heart disease, ocular diseases, osteoporosis, gastrointestinal diseases, and history of seizure disorders.

    It requires dosage adjustments with thyroid status. Monitor growth of children.

    Other Precautions for Elocon

    Use only in particular areas recommended by your healthcare provider.

    Storage Conditions for Elocon

    Cream: Store at 2-25°C. Lotion: Store at 2-30°C. Ointment: Store at 15-30°C.


    Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.



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