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Desowen 0.05% Lotion

Desowen 0.05% Lotion

Manufacturer: Galderma India Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Desonide
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

Desowen 0.05% 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 Desowen 0.05% 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, Desowen 0.05% 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.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Desowen 0.05% Lotion, and hence can be used as its substitute.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you're at risk of a drug interaction.

Popular Questions & Answers

I am suffering from painful acne on my nose rarely. There is also redness, itching.after healing, black spot is seen. Which ointment should I use for better result. My marriage is knocking at door. Please help me. I used desowen cream. Is this good for acne? Any health hazards from this cream?

MBBS, Diploma in Venerology & Dermatology (DVD)
Dermatologist, Delhi
I am suffering from painful acne on my nose rarely. There is also redness, itching.after healing, black spot is seen....
Use a face wash containing salicylic acid twice a day. Drink plenty of water. You must need a proper treatment ?egime comprising of oral and topical antibiotics. Consult a board certified dermatologist or post your pics for a detailed orescriotioan. Desoven cream a contains steroid and is not advisable to be used for long else will result in serious and irreversible side effects.
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I have scars in my legs which is caused by mosquito bites .please suggest me a good scar removal cream for that.

International Academy of Classical Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Pune
I have scars in my legs which is caused by mosquito bites .please suggest me a good scar removal cream for that.
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I just delivered a baby. He is 2 months. Post pregnancy I have been taking beta carotene n selenium anti oxidants supplements along with calcium. I am completely breast feeding. I hope this will not affect my baby. Also my baby has atopic dermatitis after 10 days of his birth.

MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH), Pediatric Gastroenterology
Pediatrician, Delhi
I just delivered a baby. He is 2 months. Post pregnancy I have been taking beta carotene n selenium anti oxidants sup...
You should be fine. Continue breast feeding, drink lot of fluids and enjoy the baby. Continue with supplements but do not over do it. All babies get some amount of atopic dermatitis. A light application of desowen lotion just a couple of times on the affected area willl do the trick.

Doctor please help me After applying desowen under eyes I hv got wrinkles under eyes my age is only 18. What is the reason for sudden wrinkles ll it disappear?

BHMS
Homeopath,
Doctor please help me After applying desowen under eyes I hv got wrinkles under eyes my age is only 18. What is the r...
Desonide is a steroid so please avoid it's use. And use coconut oil at that area and you can also mix aloe vera with coconut oil. It will surely help you. If problem persist contact us we will provide you the best homoeopathic medicine it will help you.
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Hair bahot oili hai esliye scalp pe gandaki jayada ho jati hai isliye hair loss ho raha hai.

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
Hair bahot oili hai esliye scalp pe gandaki jayada ho jati hai isliye hair loss ho raha hai.
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