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Elocon Ointment

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INDICATIONS

ELOCON Ointment (mometasone furoate ointment) , 0.1%, is a medium potency corticosteroid indicated for the relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses. ELOCON (mometasone furoate ointment) Ointment, 0.1%, may be used in pediatric patients 2 years of age or older, although the safety and efficacy of drug use for longer than 3 weeks have not been established (see PRECAUTIONS - Pediatric Use). Since safety and efficacy of ELOCON Ointment (mometasone furoate ointment) have not been adequately established in pediatric patients below 2 years of age, its use in this age group is not recommended.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Apply a thin film of ELOCON Ointment (mometasone furoate ointment) to the affected skin areas once daily. ELOCON Ointment (mometasone furoate ointment) may be used in pediatric patients 2 years of age or older. Since safety and efficacy of ELOCON Ointment (mometasone furoate ointment) have not been adequately established in pediatric patients below 2 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.

Safety and efficacy of ELOCON Ointment (mometasone furoate ointment) in pediatric patients for more than 3 weeks have not been established.

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

HOW SUPPLIED

ELOCON Ointment (mometasone furoate ointment) , 0.1%, is supplied in 15-g (NDC 0085-0370-01) and 45-g (NDC 0085-0370-02) tubes; boxes of one.

Store at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted to 15-30°C (59-86°F) [See USP Controlled Room Temperature]

ELOCON® brand of mometasone furoate ointment, Ointment 0.1%, For Dermatologic Use Only. Not for Ophthalmic Use. SP Schering Corporation, Kenilworth, NJ 07033 USA. Rev. 9/18/02. FDA Rev date: 12/15/2002

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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