- skin reactions and infections;
- inflammation or infections of the hair follicle;
- loss of skin colour;
- burning, stinging, itching or tingling;
- excessive hair growth;
- softening of the skin;
- stretch marks on this skin; and
- blurred vision.
Using topical corticosteroids continuously and for a long time can cause withdrawal symptoms such as burning and itching if you stop using them abruptly. To avoid this, you should stop using Elocon gradually.