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Childhood-diseases

Question
Posted by: Christa | 2019/07/18

Q.

Is Elecon ointment and Kloktoring ointment more or less the same??

Is Elecon ointment and kloktoring ointment more or less the same???

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician
- 2019/07/18

No they are not the same. Elocon ointment is a cortisone ointment. Kloktoring ointment contains zinc cream and no cortisone. Kloktoring ointment is a barrier ointment and can be used to treat a nappy rash. Elocon must definitely NOT be used to treat a nappy rash in a baby.

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