Each 1 gm contains:
1 mg Mometasone furoate
50 mg Salicylic acid
Mometasone belongs to a group of medicines corticosteroids or simply called steroids.
Mometasone is a potent glucocorticoid with anti-inflammatory and antipruritic effect.
Salicylic acid results in the removal of dry and scaly skin. Salicylic acid enhances the absorption of mometasone.
LOCASONE-S ointment used to reduce inflammation symptoms (redness and itching),
treatment of psoriasis and other corticosteroid-responsive dermatitis.
Dosage and Administration
Contact LOCASONE-S ointment exactly as your doctor has told you.
You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are unsure.
The dose and duration of treatment is determined by your doctor.
. The maximum daily dose is 15 g of ointment.
Do not treat your skin with a larger amount of ointment or for a longer period than your doctor tells you.
Apply carefully a thin layer of ointment to the affected skin morning and evening or as directed.
Wash your hands thoroughly with soap afterwards.
Please talk to your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if it is severe.
If you take more LOCASONE-S than you should
If you use more than prescribed by mistake, please notify your doctor.
If you forget to take LOCASONE-S
Apply. Not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten previous application, get the missed application as soon as possible and then hold back your familiar application rhythm.
If you stop taking LOCASONE-S OINTMENT
Treatment should not be stopped suddenly. It is as with all potent steroids gradual discontinuation of the application is recommended.
If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine,
ask your doctor or pharmacist.