Elocon Scalp Lotion

Eczema & Psoriasis

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  • Elocon Scalp Lotion

Elocon Scalp Lotion

Eczema & Psoriasis
  • Medication features

    Elocon scalp lotion is a topical solution that Is used to treat atopic dermatitis and psoriasis. It contains the active ingredient mometasone furoate, which belongs to the corticosteroid family of medication. It works by reducing inflammation and as a result, reduces itching, swelling, redness and outbreaks of skin conditions.

    • Treatment for dry, itchy scalp
    • Steroid based lotion
    • Reduces inflammation


NOTE: After selecting this product, you will need to complete a short assessment, so we can make sure this medication is suitable for you. Pricing is provided as a reference only. The final decision on issuing this medication remains with our Prescriber / Pharmacist.

Elocon is a scalp application liquid containing mometasone. This steroid helps to relieve inflammation, itching and redness of eczema and psoriasis in the scalp.


  • Can Elocon lotion be used on the face?

    No. Elocon lotion should only be used on the scalp.

  • Can Elocon lotion be used on babies?

    No. Elocon is not recommended for use on children under two years old and cannot be provided online for patients under 18 years of age.

  • Is Elocon lotion safe during pregnancy?

    If you are pregnant and interested in using Elocon, speak to a member of our team to find out if it is a viable option for you.

Side Effects

There is always a risk of side effects with all medications. Some of these can be quite mild and can subside over time. Others are more serious and should be reported to your GP right away if you experience any side effects. Please contact a member of our team if you are concerned about any potential side effects that may occur when using Elocon.

Common side effects include:

  • Thinning of the skin
  • Burning, itching, or irritation at the site of application
  • Increased hair growth
  • Changes in skin colour

Stop using Elocon and seek medical attention if your condition is not improving, or if you develop small, pus-filled blisters under the skin.


Info Leaflet

Before taking any medicines, regardless of whether they are over the counter or prescription-only, it is essential always to read the patient information leaflet.

Patient Information Leaflet