Elocon Lotion

  • Topical steroids

Elocon Lotion Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Mometasone furoate 0.1%.

Pharmacological Class


How Supplied

Crm, oint—contact supplier; Lotion—30mL, 60mL


Elocon Lotion Indications


Corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.

Elocon Lotion Dosage and Administration


≥12yrs: apply a few drops to affected areas once daily. Discontinue when control is achieved. Do not occlude.


<12yrs: not recommended.

Elocon Lotion Contraindications

Not Applicable

Elocon Lotion Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Elocon Lotion Warnings/Precautions


Avoid use near eyes, on face, groin, or axillae. Do not use for diaper dermatitis. Risk of HPA axis suppression with high-potency steroids, prolonged use, application to large surface area, use of occlusive dressings, altered skin barrier, liver failure, young age; discontinue gradually, or reduce dose or potency if occurs. Increased risk of posterior subcapsular cataracts and glaucoma; monitor for visual symptoms. Treat infection if present; discontinue if infection persists or worsens. Reevaluate periodically. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Elocon Lotion Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Elocon Lotion Interactions

Elocon Lotion Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

Burning, pruritus, skin atrophy, tingling/stinging, furunculosis, acneiform reaction, folliculitis; allergic contact dermatitis (discontinue if irritation occurs), HPA axis suppression (esp. in children); rare: Cushing's syndrome, hyperglycemia.

Elocon Lotion Clinical Trials

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Elocon Lotion Note


Formerly known under the brand name Elocon.

Elocon Lotion Patient Counseling

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