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Drug information on Dosetil (Desonide) from Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Dosetil

  Lotion
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Generic : Desonide
 75.00
0.05% w/w
30ml

Drug Name : Desonide

Desonide(Desowen) generic Dosetil is a topical corticosteroid, prescribed for atopic dermatitis (eczema), seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis and contact dermatitis in both adults and children. It works by activating natural substances in the skin to reduce swelling, redness, and itching.
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Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Dosetil may be prescribed


Side effects of Dosetil

  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 Dosetil?

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

When is Dosetil not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Dosetil

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 Dosetil

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

Storage Conditions for Dosetil

Store between 15° and 30° C.



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