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Elocon Lotion

INDICATIONS

ELOCON Lotion (mometasone furoate lotion) , 0.1%, is a medium potency corticosteroid indicated for the relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid- responsive dermatoses. Since safety and efficacy of ELOCON Lotion (mometasone furoate lotion) have not been established in pediatric patients below 12 years of age, its use in this age group is not recommended. (see PRECAUTIONS - Pediatric Use).

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Apply a few drops of ELOCON Lotion (mometasone furoate lotion) to the affected skin areas once daily and massage lightly until it disappears. For the most effective and economical use, hold the nozzle of the bottle very close to the affected areas and gently squeeze. Since safety and efficacy of ELOCON Lotion (mometasone furoate lotion) have not been established in pediatric patients below 12 years of age, its use in this age group is not recommended. (see PRECAUTIONS - Pediatric Use).

As with other corticosteroids, therapy should be discontinued when control is achieved. If no improvement is seen within 2 weeks, reassessment of diagnosis may be necessary.

ELOCON Lotion (mometasone furoate lotion) should not be used with occlusive dressings unless directed by a physician. ELOCON Lotion (mometasone furoate lotion) should not be applied in the diaper area if the patient requires diapers or plastic pants as these garments may constitute occlusive dressing.

HOW SUPPLIED

ELOCON Lotion (mometasone furoate lotion) , 0.1%, is supplied in 30-mL (27.5 g) (NDC-0085-0854- 01) and 60-mL (55 g) (NDC-0085-0854-02) bottles; boxes of one.

Store ELOCON Lotion (mometasone furoate lotion) between 2° C and 30° C (36° F and 86° F).

SP Schering Corporation, Kenilworth, NJ, 07033 USA. Rev. 7/17/02. FDA Rev date: 7/17/2002

Last reviewed on RxList: 2/15/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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