Can I use elocon ointment on my face?
Do not use ELOCON Ointment on the face, underarms, or groin areas. Do not use ELOCON Ointment for any disorder other than that for which it was prescribed. Do not bandage or otherwise cover or wrap the treated skin area so as to be occlusive, unless directed by the physician.
How long should you use elocon for?
Only use the cream or ointment for longer than 5 days if your doctor tells you to. Speak to your doctor if your skin gets worse or does not get better within 14 days of using mometasone skin treatments.
What is Elocon lotion used for?
This medication is used to treat skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, allergies, and rash. Mometasone decreases swelling (inflammation), itching, and redness. Mometasone is a medium-strength corticosteroid. This medication is available in several forms including cream, ointment, and lotion (solution).
Do I need a prescription for Elocon lotion?
ELOCON Ointment is a prescription medicine used on the skin (topical) for the relief of redness, swelling, heat, pain (inflammation) and itching, caused by certain skin problems in people 2 years of age and older. It is not known if ELOCON Ointment is safe and effective for use in children under 2 years of age.