Elocon Cream is a steroid that is used to treat certain skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, and rash. It helps reduce symptoms like swelling, itching, and redness.
You should always use Elocon Cream exactly as your doctor has told you. Do not use the cream or ointment for more than the recommended duration. Spread it as a thin layer onto the skin. Do not cover the area being treated with a bandage or plaster unless your doctor tells you to. You should use this medicine regularly but do not apply large amounts or use it for longer than prescribed. Tell your doctor if your condition does not improve after 2 weeks of treatment.
Elocon Cream has a few potential side effects but not everyone will get them. These include thinning or a change in color of the skin, burning, stinging, and itching. Let your doctor know if you are bothered by these or they do not go away.
Let your doctor know about any medical issues you have such as thinning of the skin, any skin infection, broken or ulcerated skin, diabetes, and immune system problems. Also, inform the doctor about other medicines you are taking (particularly steroids). Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before using this medicine.
USES OF ELOCON CREAM
- Treatment of Skin conditions with inflammation & itching
BENEFITS OF ELOCON CREAM
In Treatment of Skin conditions with inflammation & itching
Elocon Cream belongs to a group of medicines called topical corticosteroids. It is effective in treating skin conditions with inflammation and itching such as eczema, psoriasis, and dermatitis. It works by reducing the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation of the skin. When used correctly it is a safe and effective treatment. In treating psoriasis, it reduces the scaly, itchy patches which may develop on the elbows, knees, scalp and other parts of the body. In treating eczema and dermatitis, it reduces the redness, rash, pain, or itchiness caused by your skin’s reaction to an irritant. It thus improves your self-esteem and confidence as your appearance changes.
You should use always use the cream or ointment as prescribed and only apply the amount you have been told to. Keep using it for as long as it is prescribed to get the full benefits.
SIDE EFFECTS OF ELOCON CREAM
Common side effects of Elocon
- Stinging sensation
- Sore throat
- Viral infection
- Upper respiratory tract infection