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Drug information on Desowen (Desonide) from Gaiderma

Desowen

  Cream
Gaiderma
Generic : Desonide
 106.00
0.05% w/w
10 g
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Medical Condition(s) for which Desowen may be prescribed


Side effects of Desowen

  Local: Stinging, burning, irritation, skin inflammation, redness of the skin, condition worsened, peeling of skin, itching and dryness/scaliness.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

It should be applied on the affected areas as a thin layer two or three times daily depending on the severity of the condition.

How to use Desowen?

It comes as a lotion, gel, cream and ointment to apply topically.

When is Desowen not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Desowen

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of skin infections, cuts, scrapes, measles, tuberculosis, shingles, any allergy, who are taking other medications, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• For external use only; avoid contact with eyes, nose and mouth.

• Avoid excess dosage.

Other Precautions for Desowen

Serious side effects may occur if too much cream is absorbed through the skin.

Storage Conditions for Desowen

Store between 15° and 30° C.



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