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Drug information on Desowen (Skin) (30ml) (Desonide) from Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. (Croslands)

Desowen (Skin) (30ml)

Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. (Croslands)
Generic : Desonide
Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Desowen (Skin) (30ml) may be prescribed

Side effects of Desowen (Skin) (30ml)

  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 (Skin) (30ml)?

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

When is Desowen (Skin) (30ml) not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Desowen (Skin) (30ml)

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 (Skin) (30ml)

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

Storage Conditions for Desowen (Skin) (30ml)

Store between 15° and 30° C.

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