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What should I know about Elocon ointment (mometasone) before using it?

Before using Elocon ointment (mometasone), you should inform your doctor of any allergies to mometasone or other drugs. Inform your doctor all medications or supplements you are currently taking. Notify your doctor if you have ever had cataracts, glaucoma or if you are pregnant or nursing. Side effects may include itching, burning, dryness, acne, lesions or changes in skin color. You need to continue seeing your doctor to monitor your response to Elocon ointment. You should not wrap, bandage, diaper or apply makeup over a treated area.

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