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Desowen Cream (Desonide) - 0.05% (10gm Tube)

Desowen Cream (Desonide) - 0.05% (10gm Tube)

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Brand Name: Desowen Cream
Generic Name: Desonide
Form: Cream
Manufacturer: Galderma Ltd.

What is Desowen Cream?
Desowen Cream works by activating certain natural substances in the body to reduce swelling, redness, irritation and itching of the skin. The active ingredient desonide belongs to a class of medications called topical corticosteroids. The medication is mainly used to treat skin conditions such as dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis and allergic reactions. The cream can be used to treat the skin conditions but cannot be used as a cure for the conditions.

How is Desowen Cream used?
Desowen Cream should only be applied topically as directed by a doctor, usually 2 to 3 times per day. Contact a doctor for the correct dosage and length of treatment as it will depend on the condition being treated and the patient's response to the therapy. Thoroughly clean and dry the hands and affected area before applying any cream. Rub a thin layer of the medication onto the affected area and gently massage it in until it disappears. Wash your hands immediately after using the medication unless the hands are part of the treated area. It is not recommended to wear tight fitting clothing or wrap the treated area in dressing unless instructed by a doctor.

Adverse effects
Desowen Cream may cause unwanted side effects such as:

  • Excessive hair growth
  • Swollen hair follicles
  • Acne
  • Skin discoloration
  • Stretch marks
  • Thinning or softening of skin
  • Dry, scaly or peeling skin
  • Burning, stinging, itching or redness at application site

Contact a doctor immediately should side effects persist or worsen.

Warnings
Immediately proceed to your nearest emergency department if you suffer an allergic reaction. Symptoms usually associated with such a reaction include difficulty breathing or swallowing, chest tightness, swelling, skin rashes, and hives.

Desowen Cream is not always suitable for all patients. Always consult your health care provider prior to using this medication if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to conceive, using any other medication (prescription or non-prescription), using any herbal products or supplements, or if you have any allergies or other health problems.

The correct dosage and prescription commonly depend on the patient and the condition being treated. Do not adjust your dosage without the approval of your health care provider. This product is only for use as prescribed and instructed.

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Desowen Cream (Desonide) - 0.05% (10gm Tube)