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What is Elocon ointment (mometasone)?

Elocon ointment (mometasone) is a topical medication used to relieve itching and inflammation of the skin that may be caused by a number of different conditions. The active ingredient is mometasone furoate, which is a corticosteroid. It is available as a lotion, cream or ointment. Elocon ointment is applied as a thin film to the affected area and is usually applied once a day.

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