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Desonide

Desonide Prescription
Generic Name: desonide topical (DES oh nide)
Brand Name: Desonate, DesOwen, LoKara, Tridesilon, Verdeso, ...show all 13 brand names
Physician reviewed desonide topical patient information - includes desonide topical description, dosage and directions.

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Desonide Drug Information:

Desonide is a steroid that helps reduce inflammation in the body. Desonide topical (for the skin) is used to treat inflammation and itching caused by eczema or skin conditions that respond to steroid medication. Desonide topical may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide. Follow all directions on your medicine label and package. Tell each of your healthcare prOviders about all your medical conditions, allergies, and all medicines you use. You should not use desonide if you are allergic to it. Learn more

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Desonide Side Effects

For the Consumer

Applies to desonide topical: topical application cream, topical application foam, topical application gel/jelly, topical application lotion, topical application ointment

Side effects requiring immediate medical attention

Along with its needed effects, desonide topical may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking desonide topical:

Less common

  • Blistering, burning, crusting, dryness, or flaking of the skin
  • burning, itching, redness, skin rash, swelling, or soreness at the application site
  • flushing or redness of the skin
  • irritation
  • itching, scaling, severe redness, soreness, or swelling of the skin
  • peeling of the skin
  • raised, dark red, wart-like spots on the skin, especially when used on the face
  • stinging and burning
  • unusually warm skin

Incidence not known

  • Blindness
  • blurred vision or other change in vision
  • decreased vision
  • eye pain
  • headache
  • loss of vision
  • nausea
  • redness and scaling around the mouth
  • tearing
  • thinning of the skin with easy bruising, especially when used on the face or where the skin folds together (eg, between the fingers)
  • vomiting
Side effects not requiring immediate medical attention

Some side effects of desonide topical may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects.

Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

  • Body aches or pain
  • chills
  • cough
  • difficulty with breathing
  • ear congestion
  • fever
  • headache
  • loss of voice
  • runny or stuffy nose
  • sneezing
  • sore throat
  • unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

  • Hoarseness
  • irritability
  • noisy breathing
  • tender, swollen glands in the neck
  • tightness in the chest
  • trouble with swallowing
  • voice changes

Incidence not known

  • Acne or pimples
  • burning and itching of the skin with pinhead-sized red blisters
  • burning, itching, and pain in hairy areas, or pus at the root of the hair
  • lightening of normal skin color
  • lightening of treated areas of dark skin
  • reddish purple lines on the arms, face, legs, trunk, or groin

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to desonide topical: compounding powder, topical cream, topical foam, topical gel, topical kit, topical lotion, topical ointment

General

The most commonly reported side effects were headache, insomnia, impetigo, skin infection, and rash.

Endocrine

Frequency not reported: Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis suppression, Cushing's syndrome

Hypersensitivity

Postmarketing reports: Allergic reaction including facial edema

Dermatologic

Common (1% to 10%): Impetigo, skin infection, rash

Frequency not reported: Folliculitis, hypertrichosis, acneiform eruptions, hypopigmentation, perioral dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, maceration of the skin, secondary infection, skin atrophy, striae, miliaria

Postmarketing reports: Pruritus, skin disorder

Local

Frequency not reported: Burning, itching, irritation, dryness

Other

Common (1% to 10%): Flu syndrome aggravated

Nervous system

Common (1% to 10%): Headache, insomnia

Metabolic

Frequency not reported: Hyperglycemia, glucosuria, latent diabetes mellitus

Editorial References and Review

Medically reviewed by USARx EDITORIAL TEAM Last updated on 1/1/2020.

Source: Drugs.com Desonide (www.drugs.com/mtm/desonide-topical.html).