Active Ingredient(s): Desonide
FDA Approved: * October 20, 2006
Pharm Company: * DOW PHARM
Category: Skin Care

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Desonate Overview

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[1] 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...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • 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.

NDC Database Records for Desonate: (3 results)

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  • 10922-828 Desonate .5 mg/g Topical Gel by Intendis Inc.
  • 50222-504 Desonate .5 mg/g Topical Gel by Leo Pharma Inc.
  • 50419-828 Desonate .5 mg/g Topical Gel by Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Other drugs which contain Desonide or a similar ingredient: (15 results)