DesonateActive Ingredient(s): Desonide
FDA Approved: * October 20, 2006
Pharm Company: * DOW PHARM
Category: Skin Care
Desonide (INN) is a low-potency topical corticosteroid anti-inflammatory 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 and is available as a cream, ointment, lotion, and as a foam under the tradename Verdeso Foam. Other trade names for creams, lotions, and ointments include Tridesilon, DesOwen, Desonat... [wikipedia]* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.