- Acetylsalicylic Acid
- Azelastine Nasal Spray
- Halobetasol Propionate
- Ipratropium Bromide–Albuterol/Salbutamol
- Ketorolac Tromethamine
- Loteprednol Etabonate
- Mefenamic Acid
- Sodium Chloride
- Sodium Cromoglycate/Cromolyn
- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Elocon* used for?
Generic for Elocon* (Mometasone) is a topical corticosteroid used to treat inflammation, redness, itching, and swelling caused by a number of skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema, dermatitis, allergy, lichen simplex chronicus, genital organ pruritus, granuloma annulare, discoid lupus erythematosus, and cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. Mometasone is available in cream, ointment, and lotion forms. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Elocon*?
The dosage of Generic for Elocon* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label. The following dosage information includes the common dose of Generic for Elocon*. If your dose is different, do not follow the dosage described below unless your physician has approved.
Wash your hands before and after using Generic for Elocon*. Apply a thin film of Mometasone cream or ointment onto the affected area once daily. To apply the lotion, gently massage a few drops onto the affected area once daily.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Elocon*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to apply Generic for Elocon* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, apply it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Elocon*?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an Overdose of Generic for Elocon*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Elocon*?
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Elocon*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Elocon*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Elocon* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Elocon* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Elocon* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Elocon* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Elocon* can cause side effects such as thinning, itching, burning, stinging, irritation, redness, or dryness of the skin. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are using Generic for Elocon*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Elocon*?
Is it possible for me to apply Generic for Elocon* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I apply Generic for Elocon*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Elocon*?
How will Generic for Elocon* work in my body?
How should Generic for Elocon* be applied?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Elocon* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Elocon* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.