Elocon

A drug that is used in a cream to treat certain skin conditions and in a nasal spray to treat sinus problems caused by allergies. It is being studied as a way to treat inflammation of the skin caused by radiation therapy. Elocon is a type of corticosteroid. Also called mometasone furoate, mometasone, and Nasonex.

English dictionary of cancer terms . 2015.

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