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Desonide

FDA Approved: June 30, 1992
Pharm Company: TARO
Category: Skin Care

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Desonide Overview

Desonide is the generic name of a low-potency topical corticosteroid that has been available since the 1970s. It is primarily used to treat atopic dermatitis (eczema), seborrheic dermatitis, contact dermatitis and psoriasis in both adults and children. It has a fairly good safety profile[1] and is available as a cream, ointment, lotion, and as a foam under the tradename Verdeso Foam. It is a group VI corticosteroid under US classification, the second least potent group. References ^ Wong, ...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Desonide

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DESONIDE CREAM .05%
OINTMENT ## Desonide is a steroid class medication that's used topically to treat dermatitis and eczema. The most common side effects are skin redness and irritation. Learn more Desonide details here. Are there any comments or concerns?
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Desonide Cream 0.05%
## Can I use Desonide Cream. .05% on pressure sore on buttox?
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desodine vs desonine
have taken desodine in the past, renewed Rx and got desonine instead. Are they the same? Do the same? ## I believe they are one in the same drug, as all my research shows up under Desonide and nothing under Desonine. You can view a detailed description of Desonide, by clicking on the link below... If you have any more questions or comments to add, please post back so I can further assist you.
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Interaction with cosmetics
Does anyone know if you can apply cosmetics over Desonide?
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what is desonide cream for
medicine, desonide cream 0.05%
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desonide ointment
oily ointment
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Desonide Lotion
For Dermatologic use
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Desonide
  • Aerosol, Foam: 0.05%
  • Cream: 0.05%
  • Foam: 0.05%
  • Gel: 0.05%
  • Lotion: 0.05%
  • Ointment: 0.05%
  • Solution/drops: 2% + 0.05%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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