According to WebMD, Elocon cream is a topical medication that is prescribed to treat a wide variety of skin conditions. Some of the conditions it is commonly used to treat are eczema, psoriasis, allergies and rash. Elocon cream reduces inflammation, swelling, redness and itching.
The medication, known generically as Mometasone, is classified as a medium-strength corticosteroid. It is also available as an ointment or lotion. The type of Elocon that is prescribed depends on the skin condition and location on the body that is being treated. If the skin condition does not improve within two weeks or if it worsens, contact patients should contact their doctor.