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Elocon Ointment Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is mometasone topical (Elocon Ointment)?
- What are the possible side effects of mometasone topical (Elocon Ointment)?
- What is the most important information I should know about mometasone topical (Elocon Ointment)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using mometasone topical (Elocon Ointment)?
- How should I use mometasone topical (Elocon Ointment)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Elocon Ointment)?
- What happens if I overdose (Elocon Ointment)?
- What should I avoid while using mometasone topical (Elocon Ointment)?
- What other drugs will affect mometasone topical (Elocon Ointment)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Elocon Ointment)?
Use the medication as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and use the medicine at the next regularly scheduled time. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Elocon Ointment)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
An overdose of mometasone is not expected to produce life-threatening symptoms. However, long-term use of high steroid doses can lead to symptoms such as thinning skin, easy bruising, changes in the shape or location of body fat (especially in your face, neck, back, and waist), increased acne or facial hair, menstrual problems, impotence, or loss of interest in sex.
What should I avoid while using mometasone topical (Elocon Ointment)?
Mometasone topical should not be used to treat any skin condition your doctor has not prescribed it for.
Avoid using mometasone topical to treat skin on your face, underarms, or groin area without your doctor's advice.
Avoid getting this medication in your eyes. If contact does occur, rinse with water. Do not use mometasone topical on broken or infected skin. Also avoid using this medication in open wounds.
What other drugs will affect mometasone topical (Elocon Ointment)?
It is not likely that other drugs you take orally or inject will have an effect on topically applied mometasone topical. But many drugs can interact with each other. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about mometasone topical.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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