Desowen

Active Ingredient(s): Desonide
FDA Approved: * December 14, 1984
Pharm Company: * GALDERMA LABS LP
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".



Desowen 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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Desowen 0.05% lotion

Dermatological ointment Rx -apply as directed. ## Desowen (Desonide) This medicine is a corticosteroid used to reduce itching, redness, and swelling associated with many skin conditions. CHECK WITH YOUR DOCTOR AS SOON AS POSSIBLE if you experience skin thinning and discoloration, stinging, rash, dry skin, itching, burning, redness, or swelling not present before using this medicine. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist. DO NOT TAKE THIS MEDICINE if you have had an allergic reaction to it or are allergic to any ingredient in this product. IF YOUR SYMPTOMS DO NOT IMPROVE WITHIN A FEW DAYS, or if they become worse, check with your doctor. DO NOT EXCEED THE RECOMMENDED DOSE or use this medicine for longer than prescribed without checking wi...

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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.

NDC Database Records for Desowen: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0299-5765 Desowen .5 mg/g Topical Lotion by Galderma Laboratories, L.p.
  • 0299-5770 Desowen .5 mg/g Topical Cream by Galderma Laboratories, L.p.

Other drugs which contain Desonide or a similar ingredient: (13 results)

Related Desowen Topics:

Desowen 0.05% lotion
Dermatological ointment Rx -apply as directed. ## Desowen (Desonide) This medicine is a corticosteroid used to reduce it... 1 reply
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0.05% DESOWENS in small tube by prescription only. What is it for? ## I have a tube of Desowens made or distributed by G... 1 reply




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