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Desowen Cream

Desowen Cream

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

Desowen 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 Desowen 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, Desowen 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
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 Cream, and hence can be used as its substitute.
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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

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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It is desonide lotion desowen symptom is only my neck turned black and my face got swollen but now my face is normal but my neck looks got burnt. Pl. Suggest me what to do I think it was hair colour allergy.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
It is desonide lotion desowen symptom is only my neck turned black and my face got swollen but now my face is normal ...
Please Apply milk and turmeric Twice a day for 7 days Wash well after 10 minutes Apply skin light cream by Himalaya Twice a day for 7 days Tab perfactil 7 1 Reconsult after 7 days.
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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 ŕegime 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' m 30 yr old, I have more white hair on beard and i' m also having dandruff and scalp itching issues and acne issues on scalp. As per doctor' s advice used several medicines: minoz od; salisia shampoo; desowen lotion; teczine; trfy tablet; cetrizol l; doxy 100; soap kz; shampoo af k. Course taken for 3 months, but in vein. It' s not reduced. I' m a pure vegetarian. Please advice. Thanks in advance ravi

B.Sc(hons), Physics, B.H.M.S., PGDIT (software Engg)
Homeopath, Delhi
Homoeo treatment take acid phos 200 / 1 dose in morning / 7 days buy german medicine available in homoeo med shop mixed fruit juice daily 2 times report me after 7 days for next medicine Consult for any kind of health support.
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Popular Health Tips

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:

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’.

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