Elocon® Oint.
Local corticosteroid
  • Mometasone furoate, like other topical corticosteroids, has anti-inflammatory, antipruritic, and vasoconstrictive properties through controlling the bisoynthesis of potent mediators of inflammation such as prostaglandins and leukotrienes.

Each 1g Elocon® Ointment contains: 

  • Mometasone furoate     1mg

Each 1g Elocon® Cream contains: 

  • Mometasone furoate     1mg
  • Elocon®  is indicated for the relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid responsive dermatoses, such as psoriasis and atopic dermatitis in patients 2 years of age or older.
  • Elocon® Cream may be applied also to scalp lesions.
  • Elocon® is contraindicated in patients who are sensitive to Mometasone furoate, to other corticosteroids or any component of these preparation.
  • As all other topical corticosteroids, drugs of this class should not be used by pregnant or lactating women in larg amounts or for prolonged period of time. 

As any drug, Elocon®  has some common side effects included

  • burning, pruritus, skin atrophy, tingling/ stinging, rosacea, and furunculosis.
  • A thin film of Elocon® Ointment or Cream should be applied to the affected skin areas once daily.
  • Apply a thin film of Elocon® Cream to the affected skin areas  including scalp sites once daily;massage gently and thoroughly until the medication disappears.
  • Elocon® may be used in pediatric patients 2 years of age or older.
  • Safety and efficacy of Elocon® in pediatric patients for more than 3 weeks of use have not been established.
  • Use in pediatric patients under 2 years of age is not recommended.
  • Elocon® should not be used in the treatment of diaper dermatitis.
  • Avoid use of Elocon® on the face, groin, or axillae. 
  • Avoid contact of Elocon® with eyes. 
  • Wash hands after each application.
  • Elocon® is for topical use only. It is not for oral, ophthalmic, or intravaginal use.
  • Using Elocon® in pediatric patients under 2 years of age is not recommended.
  • If irritation develops, Elocon® should be discontinued and appropriate therapy instituted.
  • If concomitant skin infections are present or developed, an appropriate antifungal or antibacterial agent should be used. 
  • Elocon®  Ointment : aluminum tube 20 g.
  • Elocon®  Cream : aluminum tube 20 g.
  • Store at a temperature below 25 °C.