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Overview

DESOFT LOTION

Manufacturer: Staunch Health Care Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Desonide
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

DESOFT LOTION is a topical corticosteroid that helps to reduce skin inflammation and irritation caused by certain mild to severe skin conditions.

If you have had measles, TB, shingles, chickenpox recently, alert your doctor to this information. The fact that DESOFT LOTION is a cream applied on the skin, makes it safer to use as there is little chance of it interacting with another medicine. Taking oral corticosteroids may affect the effectiveness of the medicine.

Rub and massage the cream on the affected area of skin gently till the cream has been spread evenly. Wash your hands immediately after applying this. Be careful not to cover the area up with bandages unless specified by the doctor.

You may experience a faint and mild burning sensation when you apply the cream. More severe side effects include discoloration of skin, swelling of mouth, tightness of chest and inflamed hair follicles.

allergic disorders
In addition to its intended effect, DESOFT LOTION may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Skin thinning
Is It safe with alcohol?
No interaction found
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect kidney function?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect liver function?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you're at risk of a drug interaction.
What are you using DESOFT LOTION for?
Other
skin inflammation and irritation
How much was the improvement?
Poor
Average
How long did it take before seeing improvement?
Within 2 hours
How frequently did you take this medicine?
Not taking on daily level
Once a day
How did you take this medicine?
With or without food
What were the side effects of this medicine?
Skin thinning

Popular Questions & Answers

I am 28 years old female. From past 6mths hv gt dis acne problem. Doctor suggested denoside cream 0.05%desoft cream. After I use d cream acne, irritation reduce but next day it appears again. Plzzz help me hw to reduce d acne.

MD, MBBS
Dermatologist, Chennai
I am 28 years old female. From past 6mths hv gt dis acne problem. Doctor suggested denoside cream 0.05%desoft cream. ...
Stop it. Specific medicine required. Acne or pimples. Due to hormonal changes. Oily skin causes it. Common in adolescent age. May occur in adults also. Food like Oily foods, ice cream, chocolate and sweets increase it. Treatment depends on the grade of pimples or acne. So, please send photos as it's a must to see which grade of pimples or acne for accurate diagnosis and treatment.

Hello sir/madam, Past one year, I use desonide topical steroid cream. I would like to withdraw that. But I had problem with skin dryness, itching and swelling. Please tell about effect of. Desonide and suggestion.

Diploma in Cosmetology, MD DVL, Fellowship in Aesthetic Medicine , MBBS
Dermatologist, Thanjavur
Hello sir/madam, Past one year, I use desonide topical steroid cream. I would like to withdraw that. But I had proble...
Beforei tellu something may I know why on earth you r using steriod cream on your face for 1 year. Omg do you know how much abuse you had done to your skin? steriods treatments over face is generally not recommended unless n until you need it for some lesion over face. When you stop steriod cream suddenly you might get itching acne n dryness that are side effects of suiden stoping of steriods consult nearest dermatologist for the best option.
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How can I use desonide lotion and luliconazole cream for the treatment of seborrheic dermatitis. I am confused if I can use desonide lotion on the scalp. And also guide regarding the luliconazole cream's applications. Can it be used on the scalp as well?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
How can I use desonide lotion and luliconazole cream for the treatment of seborrheic dermatitis. I am confused if I c...
Desonide Lotion is used for: Treating mild to moderate itching, redness, and swelling caused by certain skin conditions. Desonide Lotion is a topical corticosteroid. It works by reducing skin inflammation (redness, swelling, itching, and irritation). Luliconazole cream is an antifungal agent. It works by killing sensitive fungi by interfering with the formation of the fungal cell membrane and weakening it.

I have been using desonide ointment from past one year for my dark circles which intially yeilded results but now its getting back to normal so kindly prescribe me any ointment or cream which I can use. Please I cant take this dark circles. Please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Bhiwadi
Take homoeopathy medicine china officinalis30 potency 5 globules thrice a day 15 min after your meal for 3 months and apply clean and c; lear (bioforce) ointment on dark circles only at night after washing your face with homoeopathy glow bright (wheezel) soap and use only this soap for washing your face.

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White Scaly Patches On Skin - Can It Be A Sign Of Seborrheic Dermatitis?

MD - Dermatology , Fellowship in Hair Transplant
Dermatologist, Nashik
White Scaly Patches On Skin - Can It Be A Sign Of Seborrheic Dermatitis?

Seborrheic dermatitis is a dermatological disorder that is characterized by the appearance of itchy, red rashes and flaky scales. The symptoms are similar to those of eczema, psoriasis or an allergic reaction. The disease usually affects the scalp and the body. It is not a serious disorder, but it can end up being a cosmetic concern.

Symptoms
The symptoms of this disorder include appearance of skin flakes on the scalp (dandruff), redness of the skin, an itchy skin and crusting of the eyelids. It can affect one’s daily activities because of the irritation that it entails. In case of babies, it is often mistaken for diaper rashes.

Possible triggers
The exact cause of this disorder is not known. Certain factors are known to trigger the symptoms of this disorder; them being:

  • Stress
  • Yeast infection
  • Genetic structure
  • Weather
  • Medical conditions

Certain medical conditions such as acne, AIDS, depression and rosacea increase the risks of seborrheic dermatitis significantly.

Treatments
The treatments for seborrheic dermatitis include using medicated shampoos, lotions and creams. The various treatment options that are available for seborrheic dermatitis have been listed below:

  1. Antifungal medications: Antifungal medicated pills such as ‘terbinafine’ are prescribed to treat this disorder. They may also be used as an ingredient in shampoos.
  2. Inflammation controlling creams and shampoos: Corticosteroids such as ‘desonide’, ‘hydrocortisone’ and ‘fluocinolone’ are often prescribed to treat seborrheic dermatitis. However, a prolonged usage of these topical creams and shampoos might cause skin thinning.
  3. Antibacterial medications: Certain antibacterial gels or creams can be used such as ‘metronidazole’.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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