Elica Cream (Mometasone furoate cream).
Active ingredients found in Elica cream- Mometasone Furoate (which should be strictly used for dermatologic use). Mometasone furoate is an artificial corticosteroid with anti-inflammatory properties. Like any other contemporary corticosteroids, Elica Cream has vasoconstrictive, anti-inflammatory and antipruritic properties.
Indication and Usage of Elica Cream
Elica cream is a standard influential corticosteroid applied for the reprieve from provocative and pruritic symptom of corticosteroid-responsive dermatologic ailments. Mometasone furoate cream can use in patients above 2 years of age. The safety of using Elica cream for a prolonged period (over 3 weeks) has not been established. It also should be avoided using in patients below the age of 2 years as safety and efficiency of using Elica Cream on patients below the age group has not been established.
Patients with history of allergic reaction to any of the active ingredients present in Elica cream should avoid using it altogether.
Tips and Warnings
· Use Mometasone furoate cream as directed by your physician or read the instruction printed on the label. Elica cream shouldn’t be used for internal problems. Don’t apply the cream close to your eyes, rinse off thoroughly if it comes in contact with your eyes.· Avoid using Mometasone furoate cream for ailments other than that for which it is approved.
· Avoid bandaging or covering the affected area after application of Elica Cream, unless if directed by your doctor.
· In case of and side effects on using Elica Cream, seek for immediate medical help.
· Parents are advice against the use of Elica Cream for treating diaper dermatitis.
· Avoid using Mometasone furoate cream on the face, groin area or underarms unless recommended by the doctor.
· Stop using the medication as soon as you get proper relief from the ailment. In case no improvement can be monitored after a week or two, consult your doctor.
· Avoid using other corticosteroid products without prior consulting with your doctor.
Pregnancy and lactation
There are no proper facts on the effects of Elica cream on pregnant women. Consult with your doctor and discuss the potential benefits against the potential risk to the fetus.
Regular use of corticosteroids may pass on via breast milk and could interfere with your baby’s growth and result in other side effects. Weigh the potential benefits versus the potential risk before administering Mometasone furoate cream.