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||BRAND NAME : Elomet/Elocon
CHEMICAL CONTENTS: Mometasone furoate
Elocon, Elomet Uses:
When you use Elocon, Elomet, you inevitably absorb some of the medication through your skin and into the bloodstream. Too much absorption can lead to unwanted side effects elsewhere in the body. To keep this problem to a minimum, avoid using large amounts of Elocon, Elomet over large areas, and do not cover it with airtight dressings such as plastic wrap or adhesive bandages unless specifically told to by your doctor.
Elocon, Elomet Dosage:
AdultsApply once daily.
Children : Use should be limited to the least amount necessary. Use of steroids over a long period of time may interfere with growth and development.
Elocon cream and ointment may be used for children aged 2 and older, but not for more than 3 weeks.
Elocon, Elomet Contraindications :
Do not use Elocon, Elomet if you have ever had an allergic reaction to it or any other steroid medication.
Elocon, Elomet Side Effects:
Side effects of Elocon, Elomet may include : Acne-like pimples, allergic skin rash, boils, burning, damaged skin, dryness, excessive hairiness, infected hair follicles, infection of the skin, irritation, itching, light colored patches on skin, prickly heat, rash around the mouth, skin atrophy and wasting, softening of the skin, stretch marks, tingling or stinging
Elocon, Elomet Overdose:
Symptoms of Cushing's syndrome may include : Acne, depression, excessive hair growth, blood hypertension, humped upper back, insomnia, moon-faced appearance, muscle weakness, obese trunk, paranoia, stretch marks, stunted growth (in children), susceptibility to bruising, fractures, and infections, wasted limbs.
Elocon, Elomet Missed dose:
Apply Elocon, Elomet as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the one you missed and go back to your regular schedule.
Elocon, Elomet Storage:
Store Elocon, Elomet at room temperature.
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