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Desosoft Cream

Manufacturer: KLM Laboratories Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Desonide
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: April 06, 2019

Desosoft Cream 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 Desosoft Cream 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, Desosoft Cream 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

Moderate Less Common

Contact dermatitis

Moderate Less Common

Dry or scaly skin

Moderate Less Common

Skin rash

Moderate Less Common


Moderate Less Common

Is It safe with alcohol?

No interaction found

Are there any pregnancy warnings?

Pregnant women should not use this medication. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

It is not recommended for breastfeeding women. 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.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Desosoft Cream , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Galderma India Pvt Ltd

Are there any missed dose instructions?

Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.

Are there any overdose instructions?

Consult your doctor in case of overdose.
Desosoft Cream is a topical corticosteroid, which acts as an anti-inflammatory drug. The mechanism of action for this drug is still not well understood, although the mechanism for similar drugs taken orally is known.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

Interaction with Disease


This medication interacts with Diabetes, Hyperadrenocorticism, Diaper rash and others.

Interaction with Medicine


This medication interacts with Antidiabetic drugs, BCG vaccine.
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